Despite initial doubts from Charlie Sheen about Two and a Half Men‘s ongoing success with Ashton Kutcher in the lead, the news has generally been met by positive reviews (except for Sheen diehards, obviously).
THR quotes celebrity tracking company Davie-Brown Entertainment as saying that Kutcher has an 80% likability with U.S. consumers, while Sheen has just 40%.
Kutcher jumped on Twitter to say thanks to his fans for their support following the announcement saying, “Thank you for all the Congrats on 2.5. Met with the team this morning…. We are already working on earning your Laughter.”