Jim Parsons Talks Emmy Nominations, Big Bang Theory Contract Dispute

August 26, 2014 12:52 AM

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Jim Parsons Talks Emmy Nominations, Big Bang Theory Contract Dispute

The Big Bang Theory cast recently got a big raise — but only after some big drama. As previously reported, production was delayed on the CBS sitcom earlier this summer while series stars Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, and Kaley Cuoco negotiated their salaries for the next three seasons.

"I always thought everything would be worked out by the start date," Parsons, who plays Sheldon Cooper, told Entertainment Weekly of the contract dispute, which resulted in each of the three leads earning $1 million per half-hour episode. "When it wasn't, it certainly wasn't a good feeling, but ther...

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