17 Disappointing Facts About TV

    The injustice!

    1. Ashton Kutcher is paid $700,000 per episode on Two And a Half Men.

    2. For a point of reference: New Girl's Max Greenfield makes $75,000 an episode.

    3. All six of Saturday Night Live's new hires for the show's 39th season are white.

    4. Mad Men has never won an Emmy award for acting.

    5. More votes were cast* in the 2012 season of American Idol than the 2012 presidential election.

    6. The Voice, watched consistently by more than 12 million people per week, has failed to produce a bankable star in its four seasons so far.

    7. Only five of the 24 official couples formed on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette series are still together.

    8. Frasier won 37 Emmys, the record for a comedy series.

    9. 30 Rock, by comparison, won 11.

    10. Most winners of America's Next Top Model are lucky to land a Chili's or Wheat Thins commercial post-show.

    11. Grey's Anatomy is one of the most diverse (and successful) network dramas ever, but few are following creator Shonda Rhimes' example.

    12. The X-Files premiered 20 years ago this year.

    13. Guy Fieri has had six of his own TV shows.

    14. Freaks and Geeks was canceled after just one perfect season.

    15. This is what The Big Bang Theory would sound like without its (alleged!) laugh track.

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    Via buzzfeed.com

    16. Sharknado is getting a sequel.

    17. The Geico cavemen had a TV show (Cavemen) that lasted for 13 entire episodes.