American Idol Tops the List of Forbes’ Moneymakers

The Forbes list of the biggest TV moneymakers is out, and THR has the deets.

Although the ratings are down, American Idol continues to be #1. Dancing with the Stars is at #5 and Glee is at #11. Check out the list below:

1. American Idol – 7.11 million
2. Two and a Half Men – 7.89 million
3. Desperate Housewives – 2.74 million
4. Grey’s Anatomy 2.67
5. Dancing With The Stars – 2.67 million

Not on the list:

Glee – 2 million (would rank it at #11)

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