Ryan Seacrest tops The Hollywood Reporter's "Reality Power List"

Host Ryan Seacrest arrives at Fox's American Idol finalist party at The Grove on March 1, 2012, in Los Angeles. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Ryan Seacrest arrives at Fox's American Idol finalist party at The Grove on March 1, 2012, in Los Angeles.
Kevin Winter/Getty Images

(CBS News) The Hollywood Reporter has placed Ryan Seacrest on the top of its list of reality TV power brokers.

The magazine's "Reality Power List" includes  various network presidents and CEO's  as  well as  producers, including  Mark Burnett, Simon Cowell and  Nigel Lythgoe, as the most powerful figures in reality TV.

Seacrest, who is the president and founder of Ryan Seacrest Productions, recently signed a $15 million-a-year deal with "American Idol" for at least two more seasons.

 His company also oversees E!'s Kardashian franchise, Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset," and the new Jonas Brothers reality show.

"Relax? What does that mean?" Seacrest told THR. "In my head, I have built in a cutoff period at the end of the day to, in theory, go to dinner, cook, have a glass of wine... but I feel guilty not working any hour of the day."

Other people who made the list include, Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner and Bethanny Frankel. Celebrity rehab gurur, Dr. Drew Pinsky, was among those dropped from this year's list.

For the complete list of THR's "Reality Power List" click here.

  • Camille Mann

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