It’s the end of the line for Two and a Half Men. The show has continued to perform well for CBS but its time to say goodbye. Will the final season be a big ratings success or will the sitcom simply fade away? Stay tuned.
Two and a Half Men revolves around the lives of unlikely housemates Alan Harper (Jon Cryer) and Walden Schmidt (Ashton Kutcher). Conchata Ferrell co-stars as Berta, their snarky maid. Recurring characters are played by Amber Tamblyn, Holland Taylor, Marin Hinkle, Ryan Stiles, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Clark Duke, and D.B. Sweeney.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
Final season averages: 2.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 9.63 million total viewers.
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For comparisons: The 11th season of Two and a Half Men averaged a 2.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 9.12 million total viewers.
Note: Note: These are the Live + Same Day Ratings which include “live” viewing plus delayed DVR viewing, up until 3am local time that same night. Ratings marked with an “*” are the fast affiliate ratings and will be updated with the Live+SD numbers when they are made available. Typically, networks get paid for C+3 ratings which includes DVR viewing within three days of the original airing when commercials are watched. Those numbers are rarely released to the press.
What do you think? Do you still like the Two and a Half Men TV series? Do you think it should be ending or continue for a 13th season?