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Topic: Two and a Half Men

Angusgate: Much Ado About Nothing

Whether he stays or goes, Two and a Half Men star has little impact on show

For those of us quietly hoping that Two and a Half Men co-star Angus T. Jones would embark on a Tiger Blood/Bitchin’ Rock Star From Mars media junket following his…

CBS’ Poltrack Unveils New Media Planning Tool

Advertising Week presentation to focus on TV word-of-mouth affinities

CBS and the Keller Fay Group next Tuesday will unveil new research that demonstrates how television remains the dominant driver of meatspace word-of-mouth conversations, those offline exchanges between friends and…

'Elementary,' My Dear Nielsen

CBS solves 10 p.m. mystery with new Sherlock Holmes drama

CBS last night rolled to a decisive ratings victory, as its hybridized comedy-procedural lineup led to a strong series debut at 10 p.m. Per Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, CBS’s new Sherlock Holmes…

No Laughing Matter: Season Premiere of ‘The Office’ Falls Flat

No end in sight for NBC’s Thursday night struggles

NBC’s Thursday night lineup continues to underwhelm, as the season premieres of The Office, Parks and Recreation and Up All Night failed to find an audience. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data,…

Chuck Lorre Eyes Drama Development

Showrunner re-ups with WBTV in 4-year pact

After all but singlehandedly stocking CBS’ comedy larder, Chuck Lorre is looking to branch out into drama. Lorre, the creator of the CBS hits Two and a Half Men, The Big…

FX Lands Warner's 'Mike & Molly'

Cable net buys off-net rights for a song

In what can be characterized as one hell of a bargain, FX has landed the off-network rights to the Warner Bros. Domestic Television comedy Mike & Molly for about half…

Bad Rehab

Rebranding Charlie Sheen and the naughty boys

John Landgraf, president and general manager at FX Networks, sat with his team in the glass-walled conference room of the network’s Los Angeles offices last October to hear a pitch…

Ghost Town: The Vanishing 10 p.m. Broadcast Drama

2011-12 season ends with grim tidings for time slot

The 10 o’clock broadcast drama tottered further down the road to oblivion this season, as not a single series in the time slot finished among Nielsen’s highest-rated programs. Per 33 weeks…

No Major Surprises as CBS Unveils Fall Lineup

Network plots four new series, shifts ‘Two and a Half Men’ to Thursdays

As befits its status as the most-watched television network on the dial, CBS is also the most stable. While its rivals scramble to fill holes and put out fires, CBS…

Catch Me If You Can

CBS’ Les Moonves predicts a decisive upfront win

While upfront negotiations aren’t likely to begin until the end of the month, Les Moonves believes the outcome is a fait accompli.  Speaking to investors Tuesday afternoon during CBS Corp.’s first-quarter…

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