Twelve years after Charlie Sheen and Chuck Lorre’s dramatic falling out on Two and a Half Men, the pair are back in business together, reuniting on Lorre’s first Max comedy series How To Be a Bookie. In casting news sure to make headlines and turn How To Be a Bookie instantly into one of the most anticipated new series of the year, Sheen is set for a recurring role in the single-camera comedy headlined by Sebastian Maniscalco, which hails from Two and a Half Men studio Warner Bros. Television where Lorre is based.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police said Wednesday that actor Charlie Sheen is the subject of a criminal investigation headed by detectives from an elite stalking unit. Officer Matthew Ludwig said Sheen was listed as a suspect in a criminal investigation report received on March 31. He declined to detail the allegations or identify […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Former “Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen says he has the HIV virus. In an interview Tuesday on NBC’s “Today,” the 50-year-old Sheen says he tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS. Drug and alcohol use have marred Sheen’s personal and professional life in recent years. He was […]
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Despite the troubles he caused Two and A Half Men, Charlie Sheen commanded $1.8 million an episode, making him the highest paid TV star of all time. Ray Romano runs a close No. 2, having earned $1.7 million for each Everybody Loves Raymond episode
by the series’ end.
Television megaproducer Chuck Lorre said Thursday he has “nothing but good feelings” for Sheen, who was kicked off Lorre’s sitcom Two and a Half Men in 2011 during a spectacular meltdown that included calling Lorre a “contaminated little maggot.” Lorre’s keeping quiet on whether Sheen will return for the show’s upcoming finale.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Charlie Sheen left “Two and a Half Men” amid great drama. Whether he’ll return for the show’s last episode is a mystery. CBS entertainment chief Nina Tassler ducked the question when pressed at a meeting Monday of the Television Critics Association. “I can promise you there will be a lot of […]
Sheen’s ‘Anger’ Poised For 90-Episode Pickup
With his FX sitcom Anger Management half-way through its initial 10-episode run, Charlie Sheen say it’s poised to get an order for 90 more. Sheen told reporters Saturday that the prospect of continuing is as “exciting as hell,” and added cheerily, “I don’t think 90’s gonna be enough.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Sheen will be stirring up a new round of laughs when “Anger Management” arrives June 28. FX on Tuesday set the premiere date for Sheen’s new sitcom, which returns him to weekly TV after his noisy exit last season from the CBS hit “Two and a Half Men.” Announced last […]
PASADENA, Calif. — The chief of the FX network says he still hasn’t seen a script for Charlie Sheen’s new comedy “Anger Management,” which is scheduled to debut in June. FX’s John Landgraf said Sunday that’s a little unusual for the cable network. FX almost never orders series without seeing a pilot episode, much less […]
Distributors Debmar-Mercury will host a party for the Anger Management star at the syndication conference in late January.
The News Corp. cable network will pair the actor’s comeback comedy with reruns of Two and a Half Men.
Charlie Sheen will receive $25 million in his settlement with Warner Bros. Television and Chuck Lorre, according to a person familiar with the settlement. Warner Bros. announced the settlement Monday of Sheen’s lawsuit, in which he sought $100 million over his firing from Two and a Half Men. The person familiar with the settlement said the $25 million would cover back-end payments for Sheen’s appearances on the show.
Charlie Sheen and Warner Bros. are putting the finishing touches on a deal to end their legal battle. Sheen, who had been in a fight with Warner Bros. over the studio’s firing him from his starring role on the CBS hit sitcom Two and a Half Men last March, will get about $25 million to settle out of his contract, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The figure represents Sheen’s participation in profits from the show.
The former Two and a Half Men star will star in Anger Management, a Lionsgate Television sitcom loosely based on Revolution Studios’ 2003 hit comedy feature of the same name. Debmar-Mercury, which will distribute the series, is looking for a network and a show runner.
NEW YORK (AP) — There should be no shortage of material. Comedy Central said Tuesday that Charlie Sheen has agreed to be the subject of its next celebrity roast. It will be taped in Los Angeles and air on Sept. 19. That also happens to be the same night that Ashton Kutcher debuts as Sheen’s […]
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Allan Goodman ruled today that Charlie Sheen’s contract with Warner Bros. Television has a valid arbitration clause. The ruling will dampen publicity about the case, which Sheen filed on March 10 — days after he was fired from his starring role on television’s top-rated comedy.