Two and a Half Men

Monday, December 15 at 9 p.m.

One of Charlie’s old partners in crime dies, leaving Charlie to re-evaluate his own reckless lifestyle.

Also airs at 10 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 10 p.m. MT on ACCESS

Monday, December 8 at 9 p.m.

Evelyn offers to pay for Jake’s college education, leaving Alan to wonder if he ever needs to work again.

Also airs at 10 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 10 p.m. MT on ACCESS

Monday, November 10, 9pm
Also airs at 10 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 10 p.m. MT on ACCESS

Alan tries to dodge Judith, who has become a little too needy, while Charlie and Herb go out in search of women.

Monday, November 17, 9pm
Also airs at 10 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 10 p.m. MT on ACCESS

Charlie’s new girlfriend asks him to spend the night at her place, while Alan tries to enforce a punishment on Jake.

onday’s episode of Two and a Half Men at 9 p.m. on ‘A’ attracted a new record audience for the network, not only among total viewers (1.05 million), but the key A18-49 (717,000) and A25-54 (760,000) demos as well. Paired with the second season premiere of Samantha Who? at 9:30 p.m. (549,000), the two sitcoms joined forces for a powerful comedy hour on ‘A’.

Two and a Half Men was the most-watched program in Canada in its time-slot from 9-9:30 p.m. among A25-54, attracting more viewers than Heroes. Among total viewers, Two and a Half Men (1.05 million) almost toppled Heroes (Global/NBC, 1.17 million) and attracted more viewers than CBC’s The Border (546,000).

At 9:30 p.m., Samantha Who? attracted more viewers than E!’s Worst Week (414,000). Also of note on ‘A’ on Monday night:

· At 8 p.m., Gossip Girl (256,000) out-gossiped an encore of Global’s 90210 (223,000) nationally and in Toronto/Vancouver with total viewers. Gossip Girl also trumped E!’s ‘Til Death (157,000) in all four demos.

· At 10 p.m., The Mentalist was #1 with viewers A18-34 and A18-49 over E!’s Boston Legal

‘A’ and CTV combined to claim four of the Top 5 shows in primetime Monday night. CSI: Miami (#1, 2.15 million, CTV) delivered more than four times the audience of the series premiere of My Own Worst Enemy (Global/NBC; 525,000) while Dancing With the Stars (1.6 million, CTV) danced away with the #2 position. Corner Gas returned for its sixth season with another million-plus audience (#4, 1.16 million, CTV) while Two and a Half Men (#5, 1.05 million, ‘A’) was close behind.

In the next episode of Two and a Half Men, “A Jock Strap in Hell” (Monday, October 20 at 9 p.m. ET on ‘A’), Charlie tries to help Jake’s former teacher, who became a stripper after dating him, but things go from bad to worse when she has a religious conversion.

In next week’s episode of Samantha Who?, “Out of Africa” (Monday, October 20 at 9:30 p.m. ET on ‘A’), Samantha suddenly decides to go to Africa and volunteer to help those in need. Her friends and family are convinced that she’ll chicken out – which she does after discovering the countless vaccinations and obstacles that she would face to make the journey. To keep up the charade of being out of the country, Sam hides out with Andrea and Dena.

Monday’s episode of Two and a Half Men can now be seen on demand on the CTV Video Player at ctv.ca.

Source: Preliminary overnight data, CTV Total, ‘A’ Total, E! Commercial and Global Total (BBM Nielsen Media Research).

8 p.m. – Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles – “The Tower is Tall But The Fall is Short” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Also airs at 9 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 9 p.m. MT on ACCESS

Jesse (guest star Stephanie Jacobsen), a woman from Derek’s past, surfaces while Sarah, John and Cameron try to locate a person on their list.

9 p.m. – Two and a Half Men – “A Jock Strap in Hell” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Also airs at 10 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 10 p.m. MT on ACCESS

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9:30 p.m. – Samantha Who? – “Out of Africa” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Also airs at 10:30 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 10:30 p.m. MT on ACCESS
In an attempt to find new direction in her life, Samantha suddenly decides to go to Africa and volunteer to help those in need. Her friends and family are convinced that she’ll chicken out – which she does after discovering the countless vaccinations and obstacles that she would face to make the journey. To keep up the charade of being out of the country, Sam hides out with Andrea and Dena.

10 p.m. – The Mentalist – “Ladies in Red” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Also airs at 11 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 8 p.m. MT on ACCESS
When the team learns that a wealthy investment banker found murdered inside his locked safe room was living a dual life and skimming millions from clients, Patrick sets up a mental conundrum to see which of the suspects will show their true colors.

8 p.m. – Gossip Girl – “New Haven Can Wait” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Also airs at 9 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 9 p.m. MT on ACCESS

The gang visits Yale, Blair’s dream school, and Serena suddenly takes an interest in the university just to annoy Blair. While on campus, Dan discovers his recommendation letters weren’t submitted, Chuck gets kidnapped by some Skull and Bones members, and Nate gets friendly with a female student.

9 p.m. – Two and a Half Men – “The Flavin’ and The Mavin’ ” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Also airs at 10 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 10 p.m. MT on ACCESS

Charlie romances Alan’s sweet receptionist (guest star Kelly Stables) as Alan anxiously awaits disaster.

9:30 p.m. – Samantha Who? – “So I Think I Can Dance” – SEASON PREMIERE

Also airs at 10:30 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 10:30 p.m. MT on ACCESS

In the second-season opener, Samantha teams with her mom in a dance competition against Regina’s nemesis (guest star Cybill Shepherd) and her partner, who happens to be a ringer (Mark Ballas, Dancing With the Stars). Meanwhile, Todd is still staying in Samantha’s apartment because he’s having trouble finding a new place.

10 p.m. – The Mentalist – “Red Tide” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Also airs at 11 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 8 p.m. MT on ACCESS

When a high school girl’s body washes up on the beach, Patrick sets a mentalist trap in order to get her surfing friends to turn on each other and reveal what really happened.

Monday, October 6, 9pm
Also airs at 10 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 10 p.m. MT on ACCESS

It’s a series of firsts for the guys as Charlie attempts cooking, Alan tries dating two women at the same time and Jake takes a swig of beer.

Monday, September 29, 9pm
Also airs at 10 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 10 p.m. MT on ACCESS

Alan loans Charlie money, but takes things a step too far when he tries to get the cash back.

Monday, September 22, 9pm
Also airs at 10 p.m. AT on ‘A’ Atlantic and 10 p.m. MT on ACCESS

In the sixth-season opener, Charlie runs into an ex-girlfriend (Rena Sofer) whose son bears a striking resemblance to him.