Pay rise for This is Us stars
Principal stars will now earn US $250,000 per episode.
It may not rate highly in Australia but This is Us remains a very big deal in the US and it stars just got a hefty pay rise for the upcoming third season.
Stars Milo Ventimiglia (Jack), Mandy Moore (Rebecca), Sterling K. Brown (Randall), Chrissy Metz (Kate) and Justin Hartley (Kevin) will see their salary jump to $250,000 (AU$344,000) per episode, once their respective signing bonuses are factored in, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Chrissy Metz famously had 81 cents in her bank account when she landed This Is Us, previously earned $40,000 an episode.
At 18 episodes, principal cast members will now earn $4.5 million per season.