The Richest Men in TV

Which prime-time guys are getting the big bucks?

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    Simon Cowell

    1. 'Forbes' magazine has revealed the top ten richest men in prime-time, and it's no surprise that 'American Idol' judge and creator Cowell tops the list.  The media mogul rakes in $75 million dollars a year heading up the most watched (and most profitable) show on TV. Click through to see who else made the lucky list. Some of the multimillionaires may surprise you. (AP)
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    Donald Trump

    2. The Donald makes 50 million a year with 'The Apprentice.' (REUTERS)
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    3. The diminutive 'American Idol' host and reality TV producer comes in third with a staggering 38 million. (AP)
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    Charlie Sheen

    4. The first actor on the list, Sheen is fourth with his 'Three and a Half Men' fortune of 21 million a year. (AP)
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    5. His antics on 'The Office' pay off -- Carell comes in at 20 million. (AP)
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    6. Howie made a deal all right, to the tune of 15 million. The 'Deal or No Deal' host is the real winner of his game show. (AP)
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    7. '24' star Kiefer comes in at 13 million. (AP)
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    8. Redneck comedian Foxworthy is certainly smarter than a fifth grader. He's raking in 11 million a year. (AP)
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    9. The star of 'House M.D.' brings in a healthy 10 million. (AP)
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    10. (TIE) The 'CSI: Miami' actor comes in at 9 million. (AP)
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    Patrick Dempsey

    10. (TIE) He's got the looks and the money. "McDreamy" makes a cool 9 mill. (AP)
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