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On Thursday, February 19, "Two and a Half Men," one of television's longest running and most successful comedies, will conclude its 12th and final season with a special one-hour series finale, CBS recently announced. In addition to "Men," CBS also announced that "The Odd Couple" remake, starring Matthew Perry as endearing slob Oscar Madison and Thomas Lennon as uptight neat freak Felix Unger, will precede the "Men" finale when the series premieres following a brand new episode of "The Big Bang Theory" on the same night. Repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" will replace "Men" beginning Thursday, February 26. It will lead into "Mom," which moves to 9:30 PM, ET/PT.Starring Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer, "Men" received a creative bump in its 11th season with the addition of former "General Hospital" star Amber Tamblyn (ex-Emily Quartermaine) as Jenny Harper, the long-lost illegitimate daughter of Charlie (Charlie Sheen), who showed up at Walden's (Kutcher)...
Attention fans of CBS Daytime's "The Bold and the Beautiful," "The Young and the Restless," "Let's Make a Deal," "The Talk," and "The Price is Right": If you live in the New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Baltimore, Boston, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Miami, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh or the Sacramento television markets, you currently have no access to CBS programming if you subscribe to Dish Network. You are also missing out on The CW's programming if you live in Atlanta, Detroit, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Sacramento, San Francisco and Seattle. This is the result of a carriage dispute between CBS Corp. -- owner of broadcaster CBS and co-owner of The CW -- and Dish Network that was set to expire on Thursday, December 4. The two sides agreed to extend talks on a new carriage contract beyond the 4:00 PM, PT deadline yesterday. The satellite provider eventually dropped the stations from its programming lineup earlier today when the talks fell through. Also affected by the dispute are three independent stations in Dallas, Los Angeles and New York and two MyNetworkTV affiliates in Boston and Miami.
As if being the most watched daytime drama series for more than 25 years wasn't enough, CBS Daytime's "The Young and the Restless" has placed fifth on Bing's Top TV Show Searches for 2014, just behind TV's hottest primetime series, AMC's "The Walking Dead." "Y&R" beat out the likes of E!'s now defunct "Chelsea Lately" (#6), NBC's "The Today Show" (#7), HBO's "Game of Thrones" (#8), ABC's "The View" (#9) and FOX's "American Idol" (#10).
The 2013-2014 television season ending CBS Fan Awards are currently underway and CBS' "The Young and the Restless" is nominated in the category of Best Chemistry for Sharon and Nicholas Newman (Sharon Case and Joshua Morrow). The two are competing against Deeks and Kensi of "NCIS: Los Angeles," the cast of "Criminal Minds" (which includes former "Y&R" star Shemar Moore; ex-Malcolm Winters), Sheldon and Amy of "The Big Bang Theory" and Ted and The Mother of "How I Met Your Mother." "Big Bang Theory's" Sheldon and Amy are currently in the lead, so if you want to see Sharon and Nicholas' chemistry rewarded, make sure to vote.
As it gets ready to finish the traditional television season (September-May) as America's most-watched network in viewers for the 11th time in 12 years, CBS has renewed 21 shows and has picked up an additional 8 for next season. Five of the new shows will air in the fall with the remaining three headed for midseason.The new series joining the network in the fall includes "Madam Secretary," starring Téa Leoni as the newly appointed U.S. Secretary of State; "NCIS: New Orleans," a spinoff of "NCIS," starring Scott Bakula; "Scorpion," a high-octane drama starring Elyes Gabel, Robert Patrick and Katharine McPhee, inspired by the true story of an eccentric genius and his team of brilliant misfits working to protect the U.S. from high-tech threats; the psychological thriller "Stalker," starring Maggie Q and Golden Globe Award winner Dylan McDermott as detectives who investigate stalking incidents; and the ensemble comedy The McCarthys," starring Laurie...
CBS has released a breakdown of how its top shows left off with their season finales in May and what viewers can expect when their new seasons premiere in the fall. "It may only be July, but it’s never too early to get caught up on where CBS series left off last May. And there’s no time like the present for a sneak peek at some surprises and guest stars coming in the fall," reads the network press release.
America's most watched network (CBS) and the second largest cable operator in the country (Time Warner Cable) are battling it out over retransmission fees and come Wednesday, July 24, fans of CBS' programming including "The Young and the Restless," "The Bold and the Beautiful," "The Talk," "The Big Bang Theory," "2 Broke Girls," and more could find their screens blackened if they live in: