Charlie Sheen to get his own sitcom?
June 14th, 2011
01:28 PM ET

Charlie Sheen to get his own sitcom?

Charlie Sheen's gotten the boot from one sitcom, but there are reports flying about that he's getting ready to land another.

According to TMZ, the actor – who was fired from his “Two and Half Men” gig back in March and was subsequently replaced by Ashton Kutcher – is in talks to get his own sitcom on an unnamed broadcast network.

The site reports that Sheen's in "deep negotiations" to crank out a sitcom that would be written around him. Apparently if the deal actually happens, the show wouldn't need a pilot and would go straight to series, airing as early as January.

However, there's still the question as to what mystery network is interested in taking on a rumored Sheen show. According to Deadline, ABC, CBS and NBC aren't in on it, which leaves Fox, the same network where Sheen had an "exploratory meeting" in March.

Deadline reports that there are those in the industry who aren't sure who would take the actor on at this point, with an anonymous studio exec saying, "He is uninsurable."

MSNBC's the Scoop cites an unnamed source claiming this is just a rumor planted by Sheen's camp to keep the conversation going about the actor, who's been laying relatively low.


Filed under: Celebrities • Charlie Sheen • television

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  1. adam hart

    Always Losing

    June 16, 2011 at 1:20 am | Report abuse |
  2. NOT WINNING

    NOT WINNING . . . SORRY . . . NOT WINNING!

    June 15, 2011 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Mr. Wizard

    Charlie is so much funnier than that b!tch Kathy Griffin.

    June 15, 2011 at 7:05 am | Report abuse |
  4. studdmuffins

    He'll be dead in a couple of years anyway. His heart can only take so much coke before he ends up with a massive myocardial i.

    June 15, 2011 at 5:40 am | Report abuse |
  5. jen

    He deserves another chance, his humor is a bit dry but he is actually quite funny.I'd watch his show out of curiosity.
    -

    June 15, 2011 at 12:15 am | Report abuse |
  6. PhilG.

    It's going to be called TrainWreck.

    A half an hour of a doped up ignoramus spouting off that he's winning.

    June 14, 2011 at 8:27 pm | Report abuse |
  7. John Grey

    His own sitcom? maybe he could get Mel Gibson?
    That is one show that will get huge ratings the 1st time out and wither on the vine. A production company has to be very stupid to bet on that idiot.
    Watch, they will pay him 3 million to have a tantrum.

    June 14, 2011 at 4:35 pm | Report abuse |
  8. joel w

    no way hosea ! he insulted the entertainment industry jews. his career is kaput.

    June 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Dr. Dookenstien

    NO WAY. No neww series for charlie. He insulted THE TRIBE in hollywood. Unless he teams up with mel gibson his acting days are over.

    June 14, 2011 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Mr. Ed

    I'll give it a look.

    June 14, 2011 at 3:35 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Anthony Weiner

    I will actually be co-starring with Charlie. I will be playing his agent. The show will air on Fox & it will be about an actor who tries to locate his agent so he can find some good Hollywood roles. The name of the show will be called: "Where's my Weiner?"

    June 14, 2011 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
  12. MadCityBabe

    he used to be something to notice in the 80s and 90s.....now.....not so much!

    June 14, 2011 at 2:54 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Charlies baby

    Good for you chuck, you got robbed ! You go boy!!!!!

    June 14, 2011 at 2:42 pm | Report abuse |
  14. alumette

    For sure I would give him another chance and see what he is up to. If it is a good show, then he is back and if not, then he flaps...once more. Every one deserves a second chance. For Charlie it could be his last one....and....no more drug binges !

    June 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm | Report abuse |
  15. One speed...GO!!!!

    WINNING!!!!!

    June 14, 2011 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Lucy

    I think he is a good actor. I still enjoy the reruns of Two and a Half Men. He's funny. He's still have his job today if he hadn't let the drugs take him down. Once he sobered up, I'm sure he is embarrassed as heck about the stupid things he said and did.

    June 14, 2011 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
  17. chuck

    He is just getting one because he is a Mormon. The mormons run Hollywood.

    June 14, 2011 at 1:37 pm | Report abuse |
  18. Flex

    Oh look, they're still printing stories about this washed up old mess.

    June 14, 2011 at 1:32 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Charlie is WINNING and you are LOSING!!

    The Malibu Messiah is gonna leave some butt weasels in your lunchbox!!

    ROCK ON CHARLIE!!

    June 14, 2011 at 1:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • moon627

      UGH – who would watch it ? He just isnt funny ! All he has going for him is sarcasm and who needs that ? He's not even good looking ... Sorry Charlie ...

      June 14, 2011 at 6:44 pm | Report abuse |

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