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20 Things You Never Knew About 'Pretty in Pink'

By Joe Robberson on
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the John Hughes, Molly Ringwald favorite.Read Full Story

Jon Cryer Recreated His Amazing Duckie Dance from 'Pretty in Pink'

By Lani Conway on
The actor got down to Otis Redding's "Try a Little Tenderness" with late night host James Corden. Read Full Story

The List of the Highest-Paid Actors on TV Has the Potential to Depress You

By Darrick Thomas on
(Getty)We all know that the people who star on hit television shows make a lot of money, but how much money just might blow your mind, as will who makes the most. Thanks to the trusty digging by Forbes magazine, we now have a inside look a the highest-paid actors on television, and the results will make you wish you struck the lottery of landing a role on a critically middling CBS series.The No. 1 moneymaker on the small screen goes to none other than Ashton Kutcher, who sits atop for...Read Full Story

'Two and a Half Men'...and a New Girl Next Season?

By Jill Slattery on
(CBS)Two and a Half Men is looking to add a lady to the mix.In an effort to fill the void left by exiting half-man Angus T. Jones, Deadline reports that the long-running CBS comedy is on the hunt for an actress in her late teens to early 20s to play — get this — the long-lost daughter of Charlie Sheen's character.The character will likely show up in the Season 11 premiere and will eventually move in with Walden (Ashton Kutcher) and Alan (Jon Cryer). The casting move means that Cryer will be...Read Full Story

CBS Renews 'Two and a Half Men' — Without One Cast Member

By Jill Slattery on
(CBS)Two and a Half Men will be partially down one half-man next season.Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer have signed on for the next season of Two and a Half Men, which paved the way for CBS to officially renew the long-running comedy for an 11th season. Angus T. Jones, who last fall called the series "filth" and urged viewers to stop watching in a video that quickly went viral, is currently working out a deal with Warner Bros. Television that would allow him to recur intermittently. The 19-year...Read Full Story

Jon Cryer: Best Actor in a Comedy Award at 2012 Emmys

By Adam Wenger on
Jon Cryer doesn't need Charlie Sheen to continue making people laugh. Need proof? The Two and a Half Men star just took home his third Emmy for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. The actor beat out the likes of Don Cheadle, Alec Baldwin, Louis C.K., Jim Parsons, and Larry David. "This is crazy," Cryer said after accepting the award. The 64th Annual Emmy Awards were held on Sunday, September 23 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Jimmy Kimmel hosted the star-studded proceedings, while celebrated...Read Full Story

Jon Cryer 'Pretty in Pink' Video: Remember Duckie?

By JJ Duncan on
Jon Cryer was referred to as being "from Pretty in Pink" several times at the Emmys on Sunday, but many of the current generation of TV fans might not even remember him as Duckie in the seminal 1986 John Hughes film.In Pretty in Pink, Cryer starred along side Molly Ringwald in what would become an archetype for teen movies that followed for years to come. Cryer played Duckie, Ringwald's best friend who (of course) wanted to be something more. He did his best to charm her, but it was all in...Read Full Story

Jon Cryer Admits to Conan O'Brien: 'I am a Troll'

By JJ Duncan on
Two and a Half Men star Jon Cryer has found himself in an awkward position as co-star Charlie Sheen has become increasingly combative with the show's producers. Charlie called Jon a "troll" last week after he got a few laughs playing an intern for Ellen DeGeneres -- the joke being that he's got nothing better to do now that Two and a Half Men is on indefinite hiatus.Thursday night Jon showed up on Conan O'Brien's show to set people straight after Charlie lashed out at him."Those words were...Read Full Story

While Charlie Sheen Wins, Jon Cryer Interns for Ellen DeGeneres

By Jake on
With some extra time on his hands, Jon Cryer started a new job yesterday: interning for Ellen DeGeneres.The Two and a Half Men star stars in a short clip released by the show, in which Cryer answers phones for Ellen and mans the front desk."I needed the work," he explains.It's the first time Cryer has, however obliquely, commented on Charlie Sheen's very public meltdown, which has seen the hit CBS sitcom canceled for the remainder of the season, and the show's future itself highly in question...Read Full Story

Jon Cryer Beats Out Neil Patrick Harris, Tracy Morgan for Emmy Win

By JJ Duncan on
Actor Jon Cryer poses in the press room with his Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for "Two And A Half Men" at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre on September 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America) While Neil Patrick Harris won hosting duties for the 2009 Emmy Awards, he couldn't edge out Jon Cryer for best supporting comedic actor. Cryer's role in Two and a Half Men won him his first Emmy, edging out...Read Full Story