Topic: Two and a Half Men

Of Price and Men: Kutcher, Lorre Ponder 10th Season 'Two and a Half Men' renewal likely, costly

Ashton Kutcher played it coy when asked if Two and a Half Men would be renewed for a 10th season, but the Nielsen ratings say Walden Schmidt is a lock…

March 13, 2012, 5:28 PM EDT

First Mover: Matt Zoller Seitz 'New York' magazine's new TV critic isn't afraid to take tough stands on reality shows like 'Jersey Shore'

Have you been surprised at any of the comments you’ve gotten about what you’ve written so far? I don’t feel like Indiana Jones in front of the boulder at New York…

February 20, 2012, 12:02 AM EST

Tough Sledding for Broadcast TV Nearly three-quarters of returning series face ratings shortfalls

In what’s shaping up to be an annus horribilis for the broadcast networks, ratings for returning series are plummeting and only a few newcomers are finding an audience. Eleven weeks into…

December 15, 2011, 7:43 AM EST

Emergency Landing: DVR Data May Save 'Pan Am' Huge time-shifted ratings boost could bail out ABC drama

While a number of new drama series are facing imminent cancelation, newly released Nielsen data tracking time-shifted viewing may offer a new lease on life for shows on the bubble. According…

October 10, 2011, 4:03 PM EDT

Funny Young Things Prove Fall Darlings CBS' '2 Broke Girls,' Fox's 'New Girl,' and NBC's 'Up All Night' draw impressive 18-49 ratings

If comedy hasn’t exactly returned to the halcyon days of the mid-1990s, when NBC’s Thursday night lineup pulled so much weight that mediocrities such as Veronica’s Closet and Caroline in…

October 3, 2011, 6:45 AM EDT

No Dino-Mite Showing for 'Terra Nova' Pricey Fox drama gets off to an iffy start

Fox’s multimillion-dollar epic Terra Nova got off to a somewhat shaky start Monday night, finishing third in its time slot and falling well shy of a 4.0 adults 18-49 rating. The…

September 27, 2011, 1:52 PM EDT

Charlie Sheen Settles Suit vs. Warner Bros. Reportedly received $20 million-$25 million

At long last, Charlie Sheen has settled his lawsuit against Warner Bros. and Two and a Half Men show-runner Chuck Lorre following Sheen’s firing from the program last spring. Sheen filed…

September 27, 2011, 11:03 AM EDT

Viewers Flock to Sheen-Free 'Two and a Half Men' CBS wins first night of season with Kutcher, '2 Broke Girls'

The numbers are in and they speak for themselves: Charlie don't channel surf. Or rather, his fans don't. Charlie Sheen on Monday night was given a less-than-reverent sendoff from Two and…

September 20, 2011, 3:53 PM EDT

Report: Charlie Sheen Set to Receive $25M Settlement Warner Bros. still denying payout

Charlie Sheen and Warner Bros., home of the actor's former TV show, Two and a Half Men, are finalizing a multimillion-dollar settlement to end the battle that resulted from Sheen’s…

September 20, 2011, 9:43 AM EDT

'Two and a Half Men' Gears Up for a Sheen-Free Season He'll meet his end in a 'meat explosion'

Breathe easy, America: Two and a Half Men has just finished filming its first episode with Charlie Sheen replacement Ashton Kutcher, and according to an on-set source, it went "really…

August 10, 2011, 4:47 PM EDT