CBS announced today that ‘Two and a Half Men’, one of television’s most successful comedies, will end its 12th and final season with a special one-hour series finale on Thursday, Feb. 19.
The comedy, which stars Ashton Kutcher and Emmy Award winner Jon Cryer, has ranked as television’s most watched comedy for five consecutive seasons from 2005-2006 through 2009-2010 and ends with a total of 262 episodes aired.READ MORE: Comedian Louie Anderson Dies At 68 After Battle With Cancer
While CBS bids adieu to the comedy, the network welcomes a new one along with two new dramas.
It’s newest comedy ‘The Odd Couple’, starring Matthew Perry as endearing slob Oscar Madison and Thomas Lennon as uptight neat freak Felix Unger, will make its series premiere Thursday, Feb. 19 between an original episode of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ and the ‘Two and a Half Men’ series finale.
Additionally, two other shows have gotten a premiere date at CBS: “Battle Creek” and “CSI:Cyber.”
In an effort to keep the momentum going on original programming year-round, CBS will premiere the two dramas in March 2015.READ MORE: Meat Loaf, Entertainer Known For 'I'd Do Anything For Love,' Countless Other Hits, Dies At 74
“Battle Creek,” a drama centered on two mismatched law enforcement officers whose polar opposite views of the world and crime-solving breed frustration, disdain and humor, will premiere Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 10:00pm ET/PT.
Meanwhile, “CSI: Cyber,” the next generation in the successful global CSI franchise starring Patricia Arquette and Shad Moss (a.k.a. Bow Wow), will premiere Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 10:00pm ET/PT.
Finally, critically-acclaimed sophomore comedy ‘Mom’ will move to its new Thursday night time period at 9:30pm ET/PT following encore episodes of ‘The Big Bang Theory.’
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