LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ashton Kutcher has bragging rights over Charlie Sheen.

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Kutcher’s debut in the CBS sitcom “Two and a Half Men” on Monday was seen by 27.7 million people. The Nielsen company says that’s more than any other episode in the first eight seasons, when Sheen was the star.

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The sitcom’s previous best came in May 2005 following the final episode of “Everybody Loves Raymond.”

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