Big raises for ‘Big Bang’ cast members

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Playing hard ball paid off for the cast of “Big Bang Theory.”

Stars Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco just signed deals that are reportedly worth $1 million per episode.

According to Deadline, the actors agreed to three-year contracts that will take the hit show into a 10th season.

The trio was said to be making about $350,000 per episode.

The website also reports the cast will get a bigger piece of syndication, signing bonuses and production deals.

The deal makes the actors the highest paid on television.

Production on the new season had to be delayed while the deal was worked out.

Deadline reports the deal could be worth as much as $100 million for each actor when all is said and done.

“Big Bang Theory” can be seen on Fox 8 each weekday at 7:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.

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