HBO has renewed its hit drama series "True Blood" for a seventh season, the network announced earlier this week. The new season premieres in summer 2014 with executive producer Brian Buckner returning as showrunner.

In its newest issue, TV Guide Magazine has revealed some of televisions highest paid stars. As you can imagine, the list comprises of former daytime soap stars who've either gone on to host their own talk show or headline a top ranked primetime series, or in the case of primetime soap stars - gotten richer!