Television is bursting with talented actors, and thanks to the influx of streaming outlets, there are more shows on the air than ever before.
But which stars are being paid the most for their efforts on the small screen?
Scroll down to find out, courtesy of some facts and figures from Variety when it comes to the dramatic side of the small screen...
Robert De Niro
De Niro stands top of the drama series pack with a cool $775,000 per episode of his untitled Amazon drama.
Harmon stars in CBS drama series, NCIS. He is paid a whopping $525,000 per episode.
The Mother of Dragons on Game of Thrones makes $500,000 per episode.
Coster-Waldau stars as Jaime Lannister on Game of Thrones and makes $500,000 per episode.
Portraying Tyrion Lannister on Game of Thrones, Peter snags $500,000 per episode.
Harington portrays Jon Snow on Game of Thrones and gets $500,000 per episode for his services.
Portraying Cersei Lannister on Game of Thrones comes with its fair share of perks. She secures $500,000 per episode.
Kevin is appearing in Yellowstone and he will get $500,000 for his time.
Kevin Spacey stars on House of Cards and secures $500,000 per episode.
Claire plays Carrie on Showtime's Homeland and is paid very well for it. She gets $450,000 per episode.
Ellen has been on Grey's Anatomy since the very beginning and achieves $450,000 per episode.
William H. Macy
Playing a deadbeat dad on Shameless is good for the bank balance. Macy secures $350,000 per episode.
Emmy has achieved salary parity with co-star William H. Macy on Shameless. She gets $350,000 per episode.
Billy Bob Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton appears on Amazon's Goliath and gets $350,000 per episode.
Bateman makes $300,000 per episode of Ozark. The show was just renewed for Season 2.
Like her Ozark co-star, Jason Bateman, Linney gets $300,000 per episode.
Kiefer left 24 behind for ABC's Designated Survivor and he is now earning $300,000 per episode.
James Spader gets around $300,000 for playing Raymond Reddington on The Blacklist.
Washington has played Olivia Pope on Scandal for almost seven years. She is paid around $250,000 per episode.
The Handmaid's Tale was the surprise hit of 2017, and part of that was down to the awesome acting from Elisabeth Moss. She gets $200,000 per episode.
Jeffrey Donovan has left Burn Notice behind and is now making $175,000 per episode for Shut Eye.
Michael Weatherly was once a hit on NCIS, but now he has his own show titled Bull. He makes around $175,000 per episode.
Breaking Bad veteran, Bob Odenkirk moved over to his own spin-off series and secures a solid $150,000 per episode.
Outlander star, Catriona Balfe makes $100,000 per episode of the fantasy drama series.
This Is Us star, Mandy Moore secures $85,000 per episode.
Milo makes the same as his co-star, Mandy Moore on This Is Us. $85,000.
Sterling K. Brown
Sterling is one of the breakout stars of This Is Us. He is paid $75,000 per episode.
Playing the Queen of England means you get a lot of money. Claire Foy makes $40,000 per episode of The Crown.
Chrissy Metz makes $40,000 per episode for This Is Us.
Justin appears as Kevin Pearson on This Is Us. He is paid $40,000 per episode.