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Measuring value per TV viewer

Los Angeles Times –

The Los Angeles Times looked at a select group of top stars and determined a ranking based on annual salary (determined from agency sources and reported figures) divided by the average ratings from the most recent season or quarter.

Name / Show / Salary (in millions) / Ratings (in millions) / Pay-per-viewer

Chelsea Handler / “Chelsea Lately” / $12 / .718 / $16.70

Anderson Cooper / “360” (CNN show only) / $6 / .443 / $13.54

David Letterman / “Late Show” / $31 / 3.2 / $9.69

Jon Stewart / “Daily Show” / $14 / 1.7 / $8.24

Bill O’Reilly / “O’Reilly Factor” / $16 / 2.8 / $5.71

Craig Ferguson / “Late Late Show” / $8.5 / 1.5 / $5.67

Matt Lauer / “Today” / $25 / 4.6 / $5.43 /

Judith Sheindlin / “Judge Judy” / $45 / 9 / $5.00

Piers Morgan / “Piers Morgan Tonight” / $2 / .49 / $4.08

Maury Povich / “Maury” / $13 / 3.2 / $4.06

Stephen Colbert / “Colbert Report” / $4.5 / 1.2 / $3.75

Jimmy Kimmel / “Jimmy Kimmel Live” / $6 / 1.8 / $3.33

Simon Cowell / “The X Factor” / $40 / 12.6 / $3.17

Ellen DeGeneres / “Ellen” / $5 / 2.9 / $1.72

Tyra Banks / “America’s Next Top Model” / $4 / 2.4 / $1.67

Tina Fey / “30 Rock” / $7.2 / 4.6 / $1.57

Mehmet Oz / “Dr. Oz” / $4 / 3.3 / $1.21

Ashton Kutcher / “Two and a Half Men” / $17 / 14.7 / $1.16

Ryan Seacrest / “American Idol” / $15 / 20 / $0.75

Jennifer Lopez / “American Idol” / $12.5 / 20 / $0.63

Ted Danson / “CSI” / $5 / 12.6 / $0.40

Christina Aguilera / “The Voice” / $2.1 / 12.7 / $0.17

“Snooki” Polizzi / “Jersey Shore” / $1.2 / 7.6 / $0.16

Ty Burrell / “Modern Family” / $1.1 / 13.3 / $0.08

—Sources: Nielsen (TV ratings); agency and talent management sources, reported figures (salaries).

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