Two and a Half Men Gets 10th Season

Ashton Kutcher gets a pay raise in renewed contract

By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff

Posted May 13, 2012 6:47 AM CDT

(Newser) – Ashton Kutcher still has a job: CBS has officially picked up Two and a Half Men for a 10th season, reports the Hollywood Reporter. The renewed deal gives Kutcher and co-stars Jon Cryer and Angus T Jones raises, with Kutcher reported to now be making $725,000 an episode, up from his current $700,000. Two and a Half Men hit a minor slump late last season, but pulls in solid ratings and significant cash for CBS.

Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer, and Chuck Lorre take questions at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, in Pasadena, Calif.
Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer, and Chuck Lorre take questions at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, in Pasadena, Calif.   (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)
Jon Cryer portrays Alan Harper, left, and Ashton Kutcher portrays Walden Schmidt in Kutcher's debut on Two and a Half Men, which aired Monday, Sept. 19, 2011.
Jon Cryer portrays Alan Harper, left, and Ashton Kutcher portrays Walden Schmidt in Kutcher's debut on "Two and a Half Men," which aired Monday, Sept. 19, 2011.   (AP Photo/CBS, Danny Feld)
Jon Cryer portrays Alan Harper, and Ashton Kutcher portrays Walden Schmidt in Kutcher's debut on Two and a Half Men, which aired Monday, Sept. 19, 2011.
Jon Cryer portrays Alan Harper, and Ashton Kutcher portrays Walden Schmidt in Kutcher's debut on "Two and a Half Men," which aired Monday, Sept. 19, 2011.   (AP Photo/CBS, Danny Feld)
Jon Cryer, Ashton Kutcher and Angus T. Jones from Two and a Half Men, on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in New York.
Jon Cryer, Ashton Kutcher and Angus T. Jones from "Two and a Half Men," on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in New York.   (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)
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