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    Judge Judy Is TV’s Highest Paid Star at $47 Million

    The verdict’s in. A Variety survey of television insiders found that quippy syndication star Judith Sheindlin rakes in more than anyone else on air. As news and reality show personalities go, Matt Lauer trails her with $22-$25 million. The stars of CBS’ The Big Bang Theory rule comedy at $1 million per episode — nice work at 24 per season — while Netflix shelled out the most for drama at $750,000 per episode for Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel in next month’s Gilmore Girls miniseries.

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