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Longoria and Fey are TV’s best-paid women

The Desperate Housewives actress came top of a list of TV’s best-paid female stars complied by Forbes magazine, tying the number one spot with funnywoman Fey. The publication reports they earned $13 million (£8.7 million) each between May, 2010 and May, 2011.

Longoria’s co-star Marcia Cross, who earned $10 million (£6.7 million), came third in a tie with Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’s Marg Helgenberger.

Two more Desperate Housewives stars, Teri Hatcher and Felicity Huffman, shared sixth place with $9 million (£6 million) each.

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