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Eva Longoria, Tina Fey top Forbes' list of highest-paid TV actresses

September 29, 2011 - Washington

Eva Longoria and Tina Fey have earned their places at the top of the Forbes magazine's list of the highest-paid TV actresses.

The actresses, who made 13 million dollars between May 2010 and May 2011, made a great deal of money from their currently-running series, 'Desperate Housewives' and '30 Rock' along with collecting syndication profits, as their shows air in reruns on Lifetime and Fox/Comedy Central, Us magazine reported.

Marcis Gross, the co-star of 36-year-old Longoria ranked third on the list with 10 million dollars, whereas Teri Hatcher and Felicity Huffman tied for the fifth spot with 9 million dollars.

'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit' star Mariska Hargitay 'CSI' star Marg Helgenberger were deadlocked with Cross for the third-place with earnings of 10 million dollars each.

The top ten highest-paid TV actresses are:

1. Eva Longoria - 13 million dollars

2. Tina Fey -13 million dollars

3. Marcia Cross - 10 million dollars

4. Mariska Hargitay - 10 million dollars

5. Marg Helgenberger - 10 million dollars

6. Teri Hatcher - 9 million dollars

7. Felicity Huffman - 9 million dollars

8. Courteney Cox - 7 million dollars

9. Ellen Pompeo - 7 million dollars

10. Julianna Margulies - 6 million dollars


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