"Two and a Half Men," "Law & Order: SVU" and "CSI" will never be the same again. The series all witnessed the loss of major cast members in Charlie Sheen, Laurence Fishburne and Chris Meloni, pictured in the bottom row. But not to worry. CBS and NBC named replacements for the stars of their hit shows.
Ashton Kutcher replaced Sheen
on "Two and a Half Men," Ted Danson took over from Fishburne
on "CSI" and Kelli Giddish and Danny Pino were added
to the "Law & Order: SVU" cast.
Photos, clockwise from top left: Ashton Kutcher, Ted Danson, Kelli Giddish, Danny Pino, Chris Meloni, Laurence Fishburne and Charlie Sheen. Credits: Jemal Countess/Getty Images; Jennifer S. Altman / For the Times; Peter Kramer / AP; Gus Ruelas / AP; Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times; Joshua Roberts / For the Times; Greg Gayne / Warner Bros.