March 20, 2012 |
Charlie Sheen is being replaced on the CBS sitcom " Two and a Half Men " — again. This time by a 63-year-old woman. The increasingly tedious nose-thumbing that's been going on between Warner Bros. and Sheen, its former "Two and a Half Men" star, suddenly got interesting again when CBS announced that an upcoming episode of "Men" will feature the return of Sheen's character, Charlie Harper. Except Harper will be played by Academy Award-winning actress Kathy Bates. It's...
September 20, 2011 |
Record crowds turned out Monday night to watch Charlie Sheen be killed off on one television network and resurrected on another. Nearly 29 million people caught Monday night's expunging of Sheen from the CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men. " That's the long-running show's largest audience — ever. It's also the biggest season-debut audience for any scripted program on television since 2005. Also making money off Sheen on Monday night: Comedy Central, as 6.4 million...
September 20, 2011
Ashton Kutcher made his debut as Charlie Sheen's replacement on the sitcom "Two and a Half Men" on Monday as Internet billionaire Walden Schmidt, marking the end of the Sheen era with several jokes at the former star's expense. As Lisa de Moraes reported : Throughout the civilized world, and in portions of Hollywood, one question alone has been on every lip for weeks: How will "Two and a Half Men" creator Chuck Lorre kill Charlie Sheen's character, Charlie Harper, and will...
August 3, 2011 |
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. The Reporters Who Cover Television timidly asked CBS programming chief Nina Tassler about new " Two and a Half Men " star Ashton Kutcher on Wednesday during Summer TV Press Tour 2011. Kutcher will play heartbroken Internet geek/billionaire Walden Schmidt when the show debuts its first Charlie Sheen-less season. The show's reboot will be a two-episode arc, Tassler volunteered. That, much to the surprise of TRWCT, who had not dared to kick off the Q&A session with Kutcher questions.
July 5, 2011 |
The same night Ashton Kutcher makes his debut as The Solution to CBS's Charlie Sheen Problem, Charlie Sheen will be back on TV, playing the star of Comedy Central's latest made-for-TV roast. Comedy Central announced Tuesday that it will telecast the "Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen" on Sept. 19 — just 30 minutes after CBS returns " Two and a Half Men " to its schedule for the sitcom's first Sheen-less season. "Charlie has assured us that nothing will be off...
June 29, 2011 |
CBS will reveal to viewers Sept. 19 what happened to Charlie Harper. That's the date the network has set for the return of "Two and a Half Men" to its Monday lineup — sans Charlie Sheen, who played the jingle-writing, Malibu-home-owning butterfly. Current speculation has show creator Chuck Lorre mulling over the idea of having Harper drive his car off a cliff. You can see Lorre's point, given the things Sheen said about the show runner during the actor's Ranting on the Radio period, shortly before...