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SHEEN’S ANGER MANAGEMENT NABS CABLE RATINGS RECORD

July 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Charlie Sheen made a spectacular TV comeback last Thursday when he new FX sitcom, Anger Management set a record as the most-watched scripted comedy in cable-TV history, according to Nielsen Research. The series’ debut episode attracted 5.47 million viewers — 2.65 million in the key 18-49 age group. The second episode, which aired immediately following […]

CBS WEARS TWO RATINGS CROWNS

December 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS was not only the most-watched network among total adults last week — a standing that it usually maintains — but it was also the most-watched among viewers 18-49, a standing that often eludes it. Nevertheless, the No. 1 show for the week remained NBC’s Sunday Night Football. The New York Giants/Dallas Cowboys matchup attracted […]

RATINGS STRENGTHEN FOR TWO AND A HALF MEN

November 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Ratings for CBS’s Two and a Half Men jumped back to where they were after Ashton Kutcher took over from Charlie Sheen at the beginning of the season. Monday’s episode drew the best ratings of any show of the night as 15.7 million viewers tuned in. It was the best performance for the sitcom since […]

CBS IMPROVES RATINGS ON MONDAY, TUESDAY

November 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS’s Two and a Half Men, which had seen its ratings erode slightly each week since it opened the season as the No. 1 show on television, saw them rise again on Monday as the sitcom starring Ashton Kutcher drew 14.5 million viewers, making it the top-rated show of the night among total adults and […]

TV’S NEW #1 SHOW: TWO AND A HALF MEN

September 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

When Ashton Kutcher was named to replace Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men, he remarked that it was like winning the lottery. It now appears that the producers of the show and CBS have struck it rich as well, as the season debut of the show with Kutcher ranked No. 1 in the […]

TWO AND A HALF MEN DRAWS YEAR’S BIGGEST AUDIENCE

September 20, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

The season premiere of CBS’s Two and a Half Men, in which Ashton Kutcher made his debut and Charlie Sheen’s character was killed off, attracted nearly 28 million viewers Monday night — the biggest audience for any scripted television show this year. Although it lost 31 percent of its lead-in, the series premiere of CBS’s […]

CBS WORKS TO RETAIN “MYSTERY” OF KUTCHER’S MEN

August 4, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Ashton Kutcher was nowhere to be seen on Wednesday as CBS programmers discussed his role as the replacement for Charlie Sheen on CBS’s Two and a Half Men. Meeting with TV writers at the annual Television Critics Association tour in Beverly Hills, CBS Entertainment chief Nina Tassler would reveal only this about Kutcher’s character: “He’ll […]

CBS KEEPING MUM ABOUT SHEEN’S EXIT

August 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS is scheduled to discuss its fall lineup with members of the Television Critics Assn. in Beverly Hills today (Wednesday), but it has no plans to reveal how it intends to dispose of Charlie Sheen’s character on Two and a Half Men and introduce his replacement, Ashton Kutcher, TV writers attending the annual press event […]

TBS SHOOTS DOWN RUMORS OF NEW CHARLIE SHEEN SHOW

June 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A spokesman for TBS has denied rumors, first reported by Radar Online, that spread online Monday that Charlie Sheen was close to signing a deal with Lionsgate to star in a new sitcom that would be carried by the Time Warner-owned cable network. The Hollywood Reporter quoted a TBS spokesperson as saying, “TBS is not […]

PRODUCERS WON’T PUT TWO AND A HALF MEN UP FOR EMMY NOD

May 31, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In what probably amounts to little more than another move to put the Charlie Sheen mess behind it, CBS and Warner Bros. TV have decided not to submit Two and a Half Men for consideration for an Emmy in the best comedy series category, Dateline.com reported on Monday. Although it has consistently pulled the top […]

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