Courtesy of Variety

Sneak peek at Variety's new cover story: "Before the media landscape gets upended or shareholders take up pitchforks, here’s a breakdown of some of the prominent pay packages from the top ranks of entertainment executives."

  1. Leslie Moonves, Chairman, President and CEO, CBS Corp. — $69.3 million
  2. Jeff Bewkes, Chairman and CEO, Time Warner — $49 million
  3. David Zaslav, President and CEO, Discovery Communications — $42.2 million
  4. Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Co. — $36.3 million
  5. Jon Feltheimer, CEO, Lionsgate — $35.3 million

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