Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen is the highest-paid actor on primetime television, according to a study by TV Guide released on Monday. Sheen is currently paid $825,000 per episode of Two and a Half Men bringing his annual earnings to about $20 million. Coming in second is William Petersen, the star of Csi Crime Scene Investigation , who reportedly earns $600,000 per episode. Mariska Hargitay was the top-paid actress in primetime, earning $400,000 per episode for her work on NBC's Law & Order Special Victims Unit. Kyra Sedgwick, is No. 2 on the list with $275,000 per episode.