It shouldn’t be all that surprising to see, but Charlie Sheen is prepared and ready to get roasted with the announcement of The Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen.
The network announced that the roast will be filmed on September 10, and will air on September 19″”the very same night that Ashton Kutcher, who was chosen to replace Sheen on Two and a Half Men, makes his debut on the show. Kutcher’s first run on Two and a Half Men airs at 9pm EST, while Sheen’s roast will hit at 10pm.
As you may have noticed, there’s been a bit of television shuffling lately. It’s that purely chaotic time of year when networks decide what shows they keep and what shows they kill, as well as what new shows they’ll order seasons of.
This has continued today with a mess of announcements and updates making their way across the ‘net. Some will not matter much to anyone while others will either excite or devastate loyal fans of these various titles facing the firing squad.
It’s seemed for a while now that CBS would be replacing Charlie Sheen on their hit sitcom Two and a Half Men instead of working things out with him or canceling the show all together.
For a while there was a “mystery man” they wanted to bring on to replace Sheen, and it was just revealed that this mystery actor was actually Hugh Grant, who ultimately decided to turn down the job. But it appears that the network had a back-up plan well in place already as it’s being reported that Sheen’s replacement has in fact been chosen.
Multiple sources close to the show are saying that CBS and That ’70s Show star Ashton Kutcher are putting the “final touches” on a deal that would see Kutcher taking over for Sheen, who famously went off the deep end before being fired by the network recently, and is currently capitalizing on that highly publicized meltdown with his own tour.
Warner Brothers Television announced today that they have decided to fire actor Charlie Sheen from the hit show Two and a Half Men. The decision comes after an extended period of strange behavior by the actor has seen him constantly in the public spotlight.
According to sources, the executives took a lot of time trying to figure out what they wanted to do about Sheen’s recent actions, which did involve bashing his bosses on numerous occasions. Warner says that at the moment, they’re not sure what they’re going to do with Two and a Half Men from this point on or if it will just be canceled.