Charlie Sheen to return to TV on FX
October 28th, 2011
11:18 AM ET

Charlie Sheen to return to TV on FX

He's baaack.

Not an entire year has passed since Charlie Sheen was fired oh-so-publicly from his job on "Two and a Half Men," but you can already expect to see the actor back to his old sitcom ways - but on a new show.

As we reported earlier, Sheen's set to star in a sitcom called "Anger Management," one based off the Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson feature of the same name that was released in 2003.

The movie told the story of a businessman who was sent to an anger management program only to meet an unstable counselor.

According to Deadline, Sheen will portray a variation of Nicholson's crazy therapist, and the producer of that film, Joe Roth, is executive producing the series along with Sheen and "Drew Carey Show" creator Bruce Helford, who will also serve as writer.

Sheen explained at the time that he chose "'Anger Management' because, while it might be a big stretch to play a guy with serious anger management issues, I think it's a great concept." Plus, he added, the program "provides me with real ownership in the series, a certain amount of creative control and the chance to be back in business with one of my favorite movie producers of all time, Joe Roth."

FX clearly thinks this is a smart move as well, since the network has picked up the show for a trial 10-episode run. According to Entertainment Weekly, "Anger Management" will debut next summer.


Filed under: Charlie Sheen • television

soundoff (23 Responses)
  1. V. P.

    Must be nice to be WHITE in America, you get to act a fool all day every day and life gets better for you. Wow

    November 2, 2011 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  2. Twit Happens

    YES! ! ! He's not PC but then who cares! He's funny as hell in a scripted comedy and two and a half men are nothing without him.
    Glad to have him back!

    October 31, 2011 at 4:05 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Aaron L.

    Charlie sheen is a crack head. Crack is illegal. He should be in prison.

    October 31, 2011 at 11:29 am | Report abuse |
    • Twit Happens

      Yea so? In prison doing his funnier than hell routines for the inmates and then on the road! Can't wait 'til the show starts!

      October 31, 2011 at 4:12 pm | Report abuse |
  4. hELEN

    Yea go check out his interview at CELEBUR.COM

    October 30, 2011 at 10:44 am | Report abuse |
  5. angel

    I totally love Charlie Sheen and have for years!!! Awesome in Two and a Half Men, dont watch it anymore.
    If I could only one man in this world it would be him! Im convinced his relationship with woman havent worked out
    because he hasnt met his Angel yet,,,me!! Ièm Charlies Angel!
    Cant wait for his new show Anger Management, Im sure it will be a HIT!!!!
    And if Charlie...if your reading this try a Canadian girl! You got my email.
    Love yuh!!!!!

    October 30, 2011 at 3:02 am | Report abuse |
  6. Elias

    Wow, so Sheen’s gonna do, it huh? And he found a home on FX? Interesti9ng move for FX, but I guess we’ll have to wait and see if the show is any good or not. Either way I’m sure glad I’m not a DirecTV customer right now….this contract negotiation between Direct and FOX could mean that DirecTV’s customers could lose FX. As a DISH customer/employee I don’t need to worry about this, as DISH just signed a contract with FOX last year to make sure this kind of thing doesn’t happen.

    October 29, 2011 at 9:11 am | Report abuse |
  7. vernelle burkins

    Leave charlie alone he will b just fine!

    October 29, 2011 at 2:23 am | Report abuse |
  8. Jeremiah David

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbAQfSa4WyY&w=640&h=390]

    October 29, 2011 at 1:58 am | Report abuse |
  9. Susan

    The headline brought me here, not the article. Sheen might be baaaack, but not in my living room.

    October 28, 2011 at 7:47 pm | Report abuse |
    • susan : epitome of pathetic

      well in this case you are sadly pathetic..

      October 29, 2011 at 8:08 am | Report abuse |
    • Twit Happens

      Does that mean you want want him in your bedroom?!?!? Well don't worry he won't actually be in your living room, he'll be on the "telly".

      October 31, 2011 at 4:14 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Brandt Hardin

    How many grams of rock can Zombie Charlie Sheen bang down? Put on your party face and see at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2011/10/09-countdown-to-halloween-charlie-sheen.html on the Countdown to Halloween with The Zombie Walk of Fame!

    October 28, 2011 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Lucy

    Awesome news, i can't wait to watch !!
    FX is the right option (they already have great shows a la Louie ect..) Sheen is great..can't wait.

    October 28, 2011 at 1:34 pm | Report abuse |
  12. loretta

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfbWK3KgvFk&w=640&h=390]

    October 28, 2011 at 12:35 pm | Report abuse |
  13. loJenk

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfbWK3KgvFk&w=640&h=390]

    October 28, 2011 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
  14. franciene

    Great to have Charlie Back!–Charlie Sheen is a Top Rate –"Movie Star"–A Great Actor!–
    ( Who cares about his personel life)–Give Them Hell Charlie!!-Love You!

    October 28, 2011 at 12:21 pm | Report abuse |
  15. geezo123

    I am "so done" with Charlie Sheen............

    October 28, 2011 at 12:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • KR

      Good geezo – then why did you read the article...? We can't wait to see this with Sheen. Go watch Two and A Half, it is going nowhere and isn't funny plus having to resort to man kissing to get an audiance. Poor choice on their part if they are trying to be inovative, funny or whatever.

      October 28, 2011 at 12:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • the truth

      go way Geezo, we are so over you.

      October 28, 2011 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • kuznechik

      Who r u geezo?! Charlie rocks! Can't wait to see his acting again!

      October 31, 2011 at 6:38 am | Report abuse |
    • Twit Happens

      Nobody asked you geezo – go away and trick or treat....

      October 31, 2011 at 4:09 pm | Report abuse |

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