Is Two and a Half Men Getting the Reboot?

... CBS has a problem: How does it save its hit comedy Two and a Half Men when its star is a drug-snorting, hooker-banging nuisance? Easy... replace him! Show creator Chuck Lorre is busy trying to come up with a new take on Two and a Half Men in time for CBS' important Upfront presentation in May (Upfronts are where advertisers buy ad space for networks' fall schedules are decided), and he's said to be offering a more substantial role for Jon Cryer and introducing a new to-be-cast character to the program. [THR]

... NCIS has renewed the contract of fan-favorite Cote de Pablo for two more seasons, ensuring her character Ziva David won't be killed off the show. Or if she is, she'll appear in tons of flashbacks, or her twin sister Niva David will be hanging around all the time. If you see Pablo out, let her buy the drinks. She'll be making about $120,000 per episode. [Deadline Hollywood]

... In lamer NCIS news, show creator Don Bellisario, who left the show in 2007 over differences with star Mark Harmon, has sued CBS over NCIS: Los Angeles. Bellisario's suit claims his contract said he had "first opportunity" to participate in any spin-offs of NCIS, but CBS denied him that opportunity. CBS said in a statement, "That's total B.S., man." I'm paraphrasing. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Meredith Vieira hast announced that she's leaving the Today show in June. Newsreader Ann Curry will be promoted to her spot and co-host with Matt Lauer, who was also rumored to be leaving but has denied such falsehoods. This all probably makes sense to people who wake up before 10am, so go ask one of them. [THR]

... NBC is considering adapting the John Grisham novel The Firm into a series. The book was the subject of the 1991 movie starring Tom Cruise when he was less crazy, and follows a hotshot young lawyer who doesn't realize he's working for a criminal organization. Oh come on dude, you're a lawyer! All lawyers are criminals! [EW]

... Britain, I'm so sorry. It looks like we're exporting a version of The Marriage Ref your way. Hey, at least we gave you guys McDonald's! [Comedy]

... And here's a rumor that's probably total hogwash, but it's out there so let's talk about it. Supernatural fans, avert your eyes if you don't like spoilers, even the kind that are almost 100 percent fake. Someone tweeted that Misha Collins, who plays trenchcoated angel Castiel, won't be back for the recently announced Season 7 of Supernatural. This all stems from one person's tweet, so let's just assume that person is a huge jerk. [Blastr]


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i think they shoulda just left jake n alan with charlie leaving the house and gradualy brought sumone in. go with the audiances and the peoples choice . ythe fans are who keep two and a half men on air so if the fans arent happy then the show goes no where.
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Well Iorre after seeing the end on ET last night i got it now.You are the man. But i am not sure why you did not just call the new show.ROPE BACK MALIBU.With Charlie gone Alan come out.And Walden ex-wife fond out he is gay. now all you have to do is put it bed and turn off the light. this show is dead.What Charlie did was wrong.But what you are doing to this show stepping in dog shit. no no stepping in dog shit is a lot better then seeing this show.
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You really need to get Charlie Sheen back on the show...He makes that show and no one else will be able to make it as funny or entertaining as he does!
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Yay! Misha has to be in Supernatural! I mean come on! He's the Angel-In-A-Trenchcoat! He's Cas! He's Castiel! The whole show currently revolves around him! We need him!
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I think they should somehow have Charlie die on the show, Jake grow up, and a new baby enter the show.....either Alan gets custody of a baby he has fathered that he did not know about or Jake gets a girl pregnant and ends up with the baby......like on Raising Hope, but make it different. ....... I wonder how they will explain Charlie's new looks with a new actor that plays his part.
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Two and Half men should End for goog before they screw they show. AND NO WAY!!!!!! We want Cas and Misha Collins For the Rest of the Show
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Sheen is destroying his life right now... As much as I like the show I still think he needs to focus on getting his head screwed on straight. For his own health and for his kids too. His personal life is more important than a tv-show.
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I would most definitly not watch Two nad a Half Men without Charlie Sheen. I don't care what he did. He's half of the show and I would not watch it without him. No way no how. As for Supernatural (best show ever), I love Cas and I'd be sad to see him go...
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will not be the same without sheet , so just move on,anything but canceling!!!!
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No Sheen no Men.
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nooooooooooooo @ Castiel. Better be a jerky comment. Hrmph.
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After last night's episode (plot-twist), I can see the reasoning regarding Castiel not being around next season. Too bad, he is a fun character.
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also if they had killed ziva off i think fans would respect her decision begrudgingly like they did cates and jennies. now if abby or ducky left the show would be over or at least i couldn't see it lasting without them. now if leon left ratings would increase and there'd be a party at his virtual grave ;P
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meh i doubt the show can go on without sheen but who knows maybe they'll get him back in once he's done being an idiot and just have a guy sub in for the character and then later pretend the entire thing was a dream sequence of what alans life would be like without his brother around. or the show will just lose the guy and move on without him somehow. yes hes a main character but theres more than one. though i agree it'd be better off turing the show into a spinoff as the title is a lie without him.
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I agree with angeland8. Charlie Sheen's personal life may be whatever, but he's at least - if not more than - 50% responsible for what the show is today and honestly, irreplaceable. He's not just an actor, he's the star AND the soul of the show. Plus the show has gone on for too long and is frankly, the horse has been flogged to death. But of course, any money is better than no money for producers :) As for SPN, Cas is seeming more and more likely to go out with a bang. And I know, there is a HUGE fan following for him but unlike Two and a Half Men, SPN is about Two Men only, and that show will go on fine without Cas. BTW, I wonder who Jensen Ackles' fake growl isn't affecting HIS vocal cords yet :D
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wasn't castiel also complaining that he didn't think he would be around so long and since he put on a deep voice for castiel it's starting to cause issues with his vocal cords
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I don’t see why anything needs to change. The season ended with Rose and Charlie leaving for France or wherever. Just continue the story from there with Rose keeping him locked up and calling to check in with Alan every now and thenhttp://bit.ly/jXCsUb
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Charlie Sheen is many things, but he's half of this show. I adore Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones, but only together they make the second half. They'd better cancel the show without Sheen.
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As a fan of Supernatural, I totally feel that Cas may not be around next season. Just from the last episode, his character seems so worn out, I can see something more permanent happening to him. It's sad but that's tv I guess.
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there is no "Two and a Half" without Charlie. Alan... as the lead? lol no.
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i really hope that supernatural rumor is a lie!!!
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Two and a half men without Charlie just wont last, at least I think so. Because it has been proven for many shows - once their best characters are replaced or new introduced, the new(old) show runs for just 1 or at greatest 2 seasons(in most of the examples)
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I never liked 2 and a half men, I thought very few of the episodes were funny but if everyone who likes it say's Charlie made the show is it smart to continue without him? Thank God for Cote de Pablo signing that damn contract I really thought they were going to kill her, I started weaning myself off of NCIS this season because of this, now all I need to do is catch up on the episodes I missed Yah :)
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I say cancel two and half men already it's way past it's time. Good by to the old and bring something new on..
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I can totally believe the Supernatural rumor. I love Misha Collins, and if it's true I'll be sad to see him go, but after the recent episode I have a hammering voice in my head telling me how the events will unfold... let's just pray I'm wrong.
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The Marriage Ref huh? I guess sooner or later another UK version of a US show had to happen, we gave you guys The Office US and Being Human US, we get this...........
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no 2 and a half without sheen, castiel will be there season 7, and the firm will be a flop
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Just let go of "Two and a half Men" already. There is no way a reboot could work...
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Nooooo! Misha! I know, I know - angels are annoying and the sideplot a bit lame; but I love Castiel... :(
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'The Firm' adaption will undoubtably suck - it's a single plot (much as i love John Grisham - read all and got half of his books) it wouldn't work as a series (the film was barely any good compared to the book) - i will have to watch it to decide but the idea is a big WTF!?
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Charlie Sheen is two and a half men! without him it would be a different show, a crappy one ! just give him some coke or something he is funny even when his not trying to be :P GO SHEEN!!!!
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As much as I LOVE Misha...I wouldn't exactly cry if he left. I'm seriously sick of the angel crap!
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I do miss two and a half men, but I hope they won't replace Charlie Sheen with a douchebag. Cudos for Ziva !
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Oh, sweet baby Jesus, I hope the rumor is true. If Misha is gone, it means that the show writers will kill this ridiculous angel war arc and get back to the show's roots. I'm all for it!
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For some reason, in light of Bellissario's suit against CBS, I'm curious as to the relationship between him and NCIS: Los Angeles creator Sean Brennan.
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There is a campaign on Facebook to save Misha Collins as Castiel. I would hate for Misha to be replaced. I hope that Misha will tweet something soon about this rumor. http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=97085142594&v=wall
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McDonalds=Obesity which isn't good either
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I would have suspected that CBS might just drop Two And A Half Men to avoid any Sheen lawsuits. But it sounds like they may be making a spin-off series to replace it.

It's possible with Supernatural that Castiel won't be a regular character but will appear on occasion. They have seemed to be cutting back his appearances lately.
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I am hoping that if this rumor is true, then Misha Collins is getting his own show. Else, it would really suck for all of Misha's fans. It is bad enough that he is hardly in this season. I do understand that he just had a son. Nothing against Jared and Jensen.
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Hopefully that rumor about Castiel isn't true. Collins is an excellent addition to the SPN series, I really hope he comes back.
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