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Ashton Kutcher And Jon Cryer To Marry In 'Two And A Half Men'

July 17th, 2014 9:03pm EDT
Ashton Kutcher
The two men in Two and A Half Men are looking to tie the knot in the upcoming and final season of the show – and there could be a new "half man" involved, as well.

CBS program chief Nina Tassler was at the Television Critics Association summer press tour when she revealed one of the season's plots. Ashton Kutcher's Walden seeks to adopt a child after facing a health crisis, but he finds it difficult to do so as a single man.

At some point, Walden becomes so enamored with the idea of adoption that he and Alan (Jon Cryer) decide to have a false gay marriage so the adoption can go through. A...
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Tony Awards Photos: Scarlett Johansson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anna Kendrick & More!

June 10th, 2013 9:29am EDT
Scarlett Johansson
As more and more big-screen stars dabble with theater roles, the attention to Broadway deepens. Several well-known celebs attended Sunday night's Tony Awards, and many presented trophies at the ceremony.

Scarlett Johansson, above, received mixed reviews for her role as Maggie in the sixth revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" earlier this year. She showed up to last night's event in a conservative black dress with a matching jacket.

Last year, Jake Gyllenhaal made his off-Broadway debut in "If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet." He played a man who struggled to help his overweight niece fit in...
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Multiple HBO Series, 'Mad Men,' & 'Downton Abbey' Among 2012 Emmy Nominees

July 19th, 2012 10:00am EDT
Mad Men
Early this morning Jimmy Kimmell and Kerry Washington announced the nominees for the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards. Multiple nominees include "Mad Men," "Downton Abbey" and "30 Rock."

Battling it out for the Outstanding Drama Series award will be "Mad Men," "Homeland," "Downton Abbey," "Dexter," "Breaking Bad," and "Boardwalk Empire."

Outstanding Comedy Series nods go to "30 Rock," "Girls," "Modern Family," "The Big Bang Theory," "Veep," and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

Notable nominees include Zooey Deschanel from fledging series "New Girl," Julia Louis-Dreyfus from HBO's "Veep," Claire Danes f...
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Charlie Sheen Regrets Calling Jon Cryer A 'Troll'

June 20th, 2012 8:27am EDT
Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen still regrets turning on his former Two And A Half Men co-star Jon Cryer after he was fired from the hit show last year.

The Anger Management star branded Cryer a "troll" and a "traitor" and accused him of not getting in touch during the drama which followed his brusque departure from the show.

However, time seems to have healed Sheen's wounds, and he's now desperate to repair his broken friendship with the Pretty in Pink star.

He tells Playboy magazine, "That was wrong. I whaled on him unnecessarily. He was trying to keep the s**t together, trying to cover my a**, pick ...
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'Two And A Half Men' – Big Head Baby Boy Jake Joins The Army In Season Finale

May 15th, 2012 11:04am EDT
Two And A Half Men
Jake greets Alan with a “good morning,” although it’s two p.m. He says he slept in, but is surprised to hear its Sunday, since he can’t figure out what happened to Saturday. Alan’s concerned; Jake’s graduating from high school in a few days, and has no idea what he’ll do next. As he tells Jake that he’ll never amount to anything if he sleeps all day, a naked Walden wanders into the kitchen, having just wakened as well.

Jake and Eldridge sit on Jake’s bed in their graduation cap and gowns, eating pizza. Both can’t handle their parents nagging about the future. They’ve been told they must g...
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CBS Renews 'Two And A Half Men' For Another Season

May 13th, 2012 11:41am EDT
Two And A Half Men
Ashton Kutcher must be doing something right, because CBS has renewed its flagship comedy, Two And A Half Men for a 10th season.

The show's stars, Kutcher, Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones, will also be getting a bump in pay, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show's viewership is actually up 13% since the highly publicized departure of former star Charlie Sheen, who called the show a "steaming pile of s--t" after he was let go.

Only two comedies are more popular than Men - The Big Bang Theory (#1, CBS) and Modern Family (#2, ABC).
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'Two And A Half Men' Recap – A Straw In My Donut Hole

May 8th, 2012 10:00am EDT
Two And A Half Men
This must be a dream. Alan’s returned from hospital to find a ‘Welcome Home’ greeting from his friends and family at the Beach House. Surely, we’re looking at a Two and A Half Men apocalypse.

In the last episode, Alan reacted to Walden’s decision to have Zoey and Anna stay at the Beach House by having a minor heart attack. Walden felt so guilty that he paid for Alan’s hospital stay, and allowed him to live with him for as long as he needed.

This week, Walden is being very solicitous of Alan, carrying his bags, and worrying about Alan’s health. When they return home from Alan’s second tr...
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CBS To Give 'Two And A Half Men' Star Ashton Kutcher A Raise

May 2nd, 2012 8:57am EDT
Two And A Half Men
CBS executives are rumored to be offering Ashton Kutcher $725,000 for each episode of "Two And A Half Men" next season, according to Hollywood.com. That's $25,000 more than he currently makes per episode.

Kutcher's co-star Jon Cryer is expected to earn a similar amount, and Angus T. Jones is expected to take home $300,000 an episode.

Ratings indicate that the show isn't as popular since Kutcher replaced Charlie Sheen last fall. Between 10 million and 11.25 million people have tuned in to each episode this season compared to an average of 13-14 million that watched when Sheen starred.

Bu...
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'Two And A Half Men' Recap: Kathy Bates Nails It As Charlie's Ghost

May 1st, 2012 10:22am EDT
Two And A Half Men
Previously on Two and a Half Men, Zoey and daughter Ava moved in to the Beach House with Walden, while Alan stayed with Lyndsey. Neither man enjoyed their changed circumstances, and couldn’t wait for things to get back to ‘normal.’

As Walden wondered how to tell Zoey that he just couldn’t live with Ava’s energy level, Zoey told him that he had become Ava’s hero, and that he was all she talked about. So Zoey thinks that perhaps it would be a good idea for the two of them to move in permanently.

Alan knocks at the door. He’s back! With suitcase in hand, he’s ready to move back in, but is s...
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'Two And A Half Men' Recap: How To Handle A Seven Year Old

April 17th, 2012 10:07am EDT
WO AND A HALF MEN
If Walden wants Zoey and her daughter Ava to move in with him, Alan will have to move out. Since its Spring Break, Walden has the perfect opportunity to propose that Alan stay with Lyndsey for a week, just for a trial period. If Zoey moves in, the situation could become permanent, says Walden, throwing Alan into a panic.

Berta’s not thrilled about having a child around the house either, and says she’ll just take the week off. Walden assures her that Zoey will take care of Ava; there will be no extra work for Berta to do. And Walden thinks that he’d better see what it’s like to live with A...
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'Two And A Half Men' Recap – Golden Girls Gone Wild

April 10th, 2012 10:15am EDT
Two and a Half Men - Grandma's Pie
This week, the show picks up two story lines from the recent past – Walden’s on again/off again partnership with Billy Stanhope, and Alan and Lyndsey’s mothers getting together. But the real shocker is that Walden may actually be contemplating a change in the Beach House’s living arrangements; could Alan really, finally, have to grow up and move out? Hang on … in episode 13, back in January, Walden made a deal with Alan - Alan is now half owner of the Beach House, at least on paper. Alan doesn’t have any rights to sell the property, or to borrow against it, but he can tell women it’s his ho...
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Q&A: Courtney Thorne-Smith Talks 'Two and a Half Men'

April 9th, 2012 8:00am EDT
Courtney Thorne-Smith
Courtney Thorne-Smith has made a name for herself in television, whether you remember her breakout role on the original Melrose Place, or her portrayal of Georgia Thomas on Ally McBeal, or her stint as Cheryl on the long-running According To Jim. These days, she's brought her experience and energy to Two and a Half Men as Lyndsey MacElroy, the on-again, off-again girlfriend of Alan (Jon Cryer).

I recently talked with Courtney about what she enjoys about the role, her thoughts on the transition from Charlie Sheen to Ashton Kutcher, and if she can possibly pick a favorite part from her sma...
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'Two And A Half' Men Recap: Mamma Mia! It's Mom-Ageddon!

March 20th, 2012 2:00pm EDT
Two And A Half
Walden talks long distance with Zoey, who’s still in England. They miss each other, and Walden gets rather lovey dovey. He also tells her that neither Alan nor Jake will be living at the Beach House forever.

Walden tells Jake and Eldridge they’re welcome to play video games on the big screen TV. Alan and Lyndsey have gone to pick up her mother at the rest home, which Eldridge calls “The International House of Old People, “ or IHOOP for short. Eldridge gets upset when Jake comments on Alan and Lyndsey having sex.

Walden comments on how calm the boys seem, despite both coming from divorced...
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Kathy Bates To Play Charlie Sheen's Ghost

March 20th, 2012 8:10am EDT
Kathy Bates
Oscar winner Kathy Bates is to play Charlie Sheen's ghost on TV sitcom Two And A Half Men.

The actress will appear to Jon Cryer's character Alan as Charlie Harper in a dream sequence on an episode to air on April 30th.

Sheen played Harper until he was fired after a bust-up with producers last year. He was replaced on the show by Ashton Kutcher.

The character was killed off when he was hit by a train in Paris and his funeral was held in the premiere of the ninth season.
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Hiding Out'

March 16th, 2012 12:22pm EDT
Hiding out photo
With "21 Jump Street" in full movie release mode this weekend, it reminded me of another 80’s gem where an adult also goes back to high school with equally interesting results – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! While some youthful looking grown ups head back to teen land in pursuit of something, this is one underrated gem where the lead man is actually running away. Shaving the beard, dying his hair blonde and borrowing his name off a coffee can, were checking out the Jon Cryer 1986 vehicle..."Hiding Out."

Andrew Morenski is a successful stockbroker. He’s got a great job, a plac...
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'Two And A Half Men' Recap - The War Against Gingivitis

February 28th, 2012 10:24am EST
Two And A Half Men Recap - The War Against Gingivitis
When Walden has a dental floss emergency, it turns out that Alan is ‘a soldier in the war against gingivitis,’ with pockets full of a tasty selection, including cinnamon.

Bridget video calls Walden to let him know that his ex-partner, Billy, called about a business proposition. Apparently the last venture that involved Walden and Billy ended so painfully that even the mention of Billy’s name causes Walden’s eyes to start twitching, and drives him to scream into the night.

In their last partnership, Walden sold their computer idea for billions. But Billy didn’t want to sell, so he posted a...
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'Two And A Half Men' – Lyndsey Professes Love Then Gets Sick

February 21st, 2012 9:55am EST
Two And A Half Men - Not in my mouth
So let’s say you’re a TV writer, and you have completely run out of ideas for your character. Do you scour the Internet for new products, get out of your filthy apartment and see what normal people do, or even quit your job as the abject failure you are? Not if you write for Two and a Half Men, you don’t. You dig down deep in your psyche, and try to find an incident in your miserable past where you were so desperate to have sex with a woman that you would put up with literally anything she did, no matter how vile or disgusting. Like projectile vomiting. In your mouth. Don’t say I didn’t w...
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'Two And A Half Men' And The Very Unhappy Valentine's Day

February 14th, 2012 11:12am EST
Two And A Half Men
As Lyndsey enjoys Alan’s foot massage, Walden and Zoey arrive home from the opera. Flushed with the performance, Zoey raves that Walden even cried, although he didn’t seem to really understand what was on the stage. Lyndsey puts down the opera as ‘fat people singing in a foreign language for two and a half hours.’

Zoey comments that opera is not for everyone; to appreciate it requires a refined taste and a certain amount of education. And they’re off! Lyndsey defends her education, which Zoey easily trumps with her superior schooling. The guys try to diffuse the situation, but neither woma...
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'Two And A Half Men' Recap: Mary Poppins Enjoys A Brownie

February 7th, 2012 2:18pm EST
The Duchess of Dull-In Sack
It’s a single mother’s nightmare moment for Zoey when she wakes up next to Walden, just moments before daughter Ava rushes in for a morning cuddle. Zoey’s not yet ready for Ava and Walden to meet, so he hides until the coast is clear.

Back at the Beach House, Jake and Alan are sharing a leisurely breakfast. Jake wants to clarify that Alan is indeed again dating his friend Eldridge’s mom. Jake thinks that if Alan marries Lyndsey, he and Eldridge could switch places and fool people. Alan reminds Jake that that would only work if the two boys were twins, but the explanation whizzes over Jake’...
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'Two And A Half Men' - Hipster Jesus To Chiseled Stud. Hold The Cranberry Juice

January 17th, 2012 11:59am EST
Two And A Half Men
As Walden and Zoey prepare for an evening out, he is surprised to find that Zoey is not a fan of his beard. He had assumed that she liked it as much as he did. But that’s not the case, and she’d like him to shave, and as soon as possible. She’s also not crazy about the ‘Jennifer Aniston’ hairdo.

In the living room, Alan isn’t having much luck creating an online dating profile. Walden invites him to join them for dinner.

At the restaurant, Zoey notices how food catches in Walden’s beard. Alan defends Walden’s rugged, sexy look. Zoey reiterates that women prefer men to be properly groomed. ...
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'Two And A Half Men' Episode 13 Recap – How To Handle An Alan

January 3rd, 2012 10:39am EST
Two And A Half Men Episode 13
When last we saw our ‘men,’ Walden had broken the news to ex-wife Bridget that he’d moved on. She was not pleased.

At the beach house, Walden’s just discovered that one of his investments has gone belly up. He’s lost $80 million dollars. Oops! Alan’s shocked that Walden can be so casual about the loss, but Walden’s not upset. That is, until Bridget calls, and reminds him that half of what he owns is hers. She wants control over his company.

In the city, Walden is called to a corporate stock holder’s meeting, which includes Bridget, Walden’s mother Robin, and Uncle Martin, Walden’s attorne...
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Golden Globe Nominations: Snubs And Surprises

December 15th, 2011 7:43pm EST
The Ides of March
‘Tis the season… for Ricky Gervais to make nasty jokes and make Robert Downy Jr. blush…. Fa la la la la la la la la. That’s right, the Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning. There were a few surprises, a few snubs, and a few nominees that make you go, “Hmmmm”? Let’s break it down by Movie and TV categories.

Movies

Films like 'The Artist' and 'The Help' dominated, not surprisingly.

The most surprising inclusion here? ‘The Ides of March,’ which up ‘til now was considered an also-ran in awards season. But the film picked up nods for Best Drama, Best Director (George Clooney),...
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'The Help' Tops List Of 2012 SAG Film Nominees

December 14th, 2011 10:22am EST
The Help
The Help has been tipped for glory at the 2012 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards after receiving four nominations.

The movie will compete for the coveted Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture prize, alongside The Artist, Bridesmaids, The Descendants and Midnight in Paris.

The film also earned nods in the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role category for Viola Davis, as well as Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role thanks to Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer.

Trailing with three nominations was silent film The Artist and...
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'Two and a Half Men' - One False Move, Zimbabwe!

December 13th, 2011 11:07am EST
Two And A Half Men
Walden wakes up next to Zoe, with a smile. He retrieves a small, beribboned box from his bedside table, and tries to wake her , by shaking the box, shaking the bed, and finally by disappearing under the covers, which definitely brings her to life. Inside the box is a key to his house. Zoe says it is premature in their relationship. Seeing the time, she hops out of bed to go to pick up her daughter, and then her parents at the airport.

Walden asks why he can’t go with her to meet the parents. It’s Christmas, his mom is coming in as well, and he’d like them all to meet. Zoe feels that they a...
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'Two And A Half Men' Recap – Who’s Getting The Pickle?

December 6th, 2011 11:49am EST
TWO AND A HALF MEN
This week on Two and a Half Men: Well, it seems we’re not done with Zoe, the gorgeous British woman who wisely told Walden that he’s not yet ready to date other women. She sensed that he’s still mourning his ex-wife Bridget. With a child of her own, she won’t let Walden into her life.

But wisdom comes with age and maturity, neither of which burden Walden. So this week, he tries again to capture Zoe’s heart. At a coffee shop, Walden narrowly prevents a chair-jacking when Zoe is late, having had a meeting about a kindergarten she’d like her five year old daughter to attend.

Walden’s big pla...
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'Two And A Half Men' - A Fishbowl Full Of Glass Eyes

November 22nd, 2011 10:59am EST
Two And A Half Men - A Fishbowl Full Of Glass Eyes
While Walden and the half man cruise the grocery aisles, Jake wonders how to get a share of Walden’s vast fortune, whether by inheritance or by working as Walden’s errand boy. Walden enjoys doing his own shopping, as he wouldn’t know what to put on his grocery list if he didn’t know what was available. Their chat is interrupted when a gorgeous British woman named Zoe asks Walden a question. Walden asks her for a date after being prompted by Jake.

Back at the Beach house, Alan is poring over his bills and credit cards, hoping to balance his budget by paying the Visa with the AmEx, the AmEx...
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Two And A Half Men – Alan’s Not So Wonderful Life

November 15th, 2011 11:28am EST
Two And A Half Men
It’s 28 days after Alan’s break from reality, and he is ready to leave the hospital, a new man. Well, actually, an old man – he’s lost his ‘Charlie’ persona and is back to being good old Alan, the leech. His nurse is less than supportive – there have been bets on when he’d be toilet trained, and another that says he’ll be back before Christmas. Is Alan ready to step back into the world, even with medication and the new tools he has learned for coping?

First things first – a warm goodbye from his loony bin roommate, Gary Busey. “"Hope you weren't planning on leaving before you gave your ol...
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'Two And A Half Men' – Alan Totally Loses It But 'Thanks You For The Intercourse'

November 8th, 2011 11:20am EST
Thank You For The Intercourse
You know how sometimes, you’re so looking forward to watching a TV show, and you almost feel sick with excitement, ‘cause you’re so hyped to see what they’ll do, so you have to lie down and deep breathe until you’ve calmed down a bit? Yeah, that didn’t happen to me at all last night.

The show opened with Walden getting jazzed over finding a box of ‘Maple Loops’ in the cupboard for breakfast. He broke into the jingle for the cereal, while Alan looked sadly into space. Turns out, Charlie wrote that jingle, as well as many others, all of which Walden knows and sings. Walden’s impressed, and ...
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'Two And A Half Men' - Season 9 Episode 7 - Those Fancy Japanese Toilets

November 1st, 2011 9:16am EDT
Two And A Half Men
Alan’s mother Evelyn applauds his tenacity in remaining ensconced at the beach house. He’s like a human barnacle, she says. But it’s good that he has a skill. She’s come by to tell Alan that Charlie had a secret bank deposit box, and inside the box was Charlie’s journal. She claims that was all that was in the box, but she’s sporting a man’s Cartier watch. She thinks Charlie would have wanted Alan to have the journal. Mother and son almost have a touching moment.

Mom Evelyn spots Walden on the deck. He’s just returned from surfing, and waxes poetical about the wonders of the ocean – and th...
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Two And A Half Men – 'The Squat And The Hover' - Recap

October 25th, 2011 10:16am EDT
Two And A Half Men
As Alan and Jake watch TV, Jake establishes that Alan is not paying any rent to Walden, and says he can’t wait until he grows up and finds a friend he can live off of. Walden enters, naked, carrying the mail, which contains a penis pump for Alan and Walden’s divorce papers. Walden is very upset about the papers, sure he’ll never find another soulmate. As he gestures wildly, Alan and Jake’s heads track the movement of Walden’s penis. When he leaves, the half man asks his dad to assure him he’s not stopped growing, and Alan hands him the penis pump box. Classy stuff!

Walden opts to burn all...
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