Raise Prescribed for 'House' Star
Laurie will be receiving a big boost in pay as the
As part of the negotiations, Laurie also agreed to extend his term on the medical drama for another season. He'll also have a small stake in the show's profits once it goes into syndication.
The raise doesn't come as much of a surprise, given that Laurie is playing the title character on one of the most popular dramas on television. "House" drew more than 17 million viewers per week last season and was a top-10 show in the adults 18-49 demographic, where networks make the bulk of their money.
Laurie won a