Comedy Central Skeds Charlie Sheen Roast on Same Night as Ashton Kutcher's Men Debut

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Charlie Sheen is returning to TV this fall, albeit for one night only.

The embattled former Two and a Half Men Star has agreed to become Comedy Central’s latest roastee.

The Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen will air at 10/9c on Monday, Sept. 19 — which just so happens to be the same night Ashton Kutcher makes his debut as Sheen’s replacement on Men. The season premiere of Men airs an hour earlier at 9/8c on CBS.

One has to wonder whether Sumner Redstone — the controlling shareholder of both Viacom (Comedy Central’s parent) and CBS Corp.  — gave his buddy Les Moonves a heads-up about this little scheduling, ahem, coincidence.

“You could say I’ve been providing kindling for this Roast for a while,” said Sheen in a statement. “It’s time to light it up. It’s going to be epic.”



Comments (42)

  • I don’t know if this is more comical or pathetic.

    Comment by Tim – July 5, 2011 07:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Pathetic you are poor Tim, Charlie Sheen on the other hand is smart and funny..hey life is unfair after all..

      Comment by Alex – July 5, 2011 07:40 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Charlie Sheen is smart and funny? that opinion simply proves you are not so smart, and have a misogynistic, moronic sense of humor.

        Comment by josh raser – September 19, 2011 08:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Pathetic for sure. Nothing but a ratings scheme, plain and simple. And Alex, sorry, but Charlie Sheen is not smart. Funny yes, but far from smart.

      Comment by Josh – July 5, 2011 09:04 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • People like you, so called ‘fans’ are what’s wrong with today society. You need to chill and take some tigerblood man! Duh, winning!

        Comment by Charlie Sheen – July 5, 2011 04:00 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Go Charlie! I can’t wait for you to return permanently to the TV!

    Comment by Lucy – July 5, 2011 07:37 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Rock on Lucy!

      Comment by Charlie Sheen – July 5, 2011 04:01 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Lol I love Charlie Sheen, he really doesn’t take himself so seriously and doesn’t give a f..K about others judgments, refreshing !!

    Comment by Juliet – July 5, 2011 07:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Being an out of control drug addict is NOT refreshing. He needs help, not a roast. The only difference between Sheen and the homeless addict on the street is he has money (which appears to have triggered his relapse). Other than the money his attitude is no different and it’s not something to be praising. I wouldn’t wish the pain of addiction on any family.

      Comment by Dani – July 5, 2011 03:18 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • You need to chillax Dani, take some tigerblood dude! Juliet knows what i’m talking about aww yeah! WINNING!

        Comment by C – July 5, 2011 04:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Right on! We should pity him, and hope he see’s the light before he overdoses, or goes completely crazy. When he took those drug tests with reporters watching, it was a complete sham! The drug he takes as a rule, will be out of his system in about five days, and he can hold on that long, just to scam the public. Which he did, two times.
        What horrible things Charlie said about his producer was not funny, in any way. He verbally threw up on the person and on the station that gave him his fame, and made him a multimillionaire. I hope to God no one will seriously hire him again until he’s serious about cleaning up his life. He’s bragged about a number “things” he had in the works, all of which were not the least bit true. Charlie is a terrible actor to boot. For eight years he’s only played himself. And he constantly gave the cast and crew a multitude of trouble. If you “Love” Charlie, I have serious concern about your mental health.

        Comment by DottyinCA – July 6, 2011 12:22 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ugh, not looking forward to this. Not even Ashton’s debut on Men. Am I the only one who can’t stand him as an actor?

    Comment by Juliana – July 5, 2011 07:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I feel the same about Kutcher. He was oke in 70′s show, but all the movies he has done since sucked big time. Charlie might be crazy, but he’s a way better actor than Kutcher.

      Comment by AJ – July 5, 2011 08:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • AJ, I agree with you totally…Charlie is the best and Kutcher is bad news…

        Comment by Madeline – July 5, 2011 10:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I can’t think of a worse choice–all I can see is his big stupid grin from That 70s Show plastered across the screen

      Comment by Diane – July 5, 2011 10:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • It’s hard to say this, but this is brilliant work.

    Comment by Sourabh – July 5, 2011 07:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Very smart of Comedy Central.

    Comment by Michael – July 5, 2011 08:07 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Comedy Central will be rerunning the heck out of that. No issue.

    Comment by DD – July 5, 2011 08:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I’ll wait for the uncensored airing some time over the following weekend.

      Comment by Bob – July 6, 2011 06:13 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • You guys are [mostly] weak. This is obviously a stunt, but boy is it gonna be entertaining. No matter how much you hate him, he’s gonna blow loads on ppls heads that night. In the eyeball

    Comment by McLove-O the Maniac – July 5, 2011 09:25 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I think this is going to be sad. I saw Charlie Sheen on Drew Carey’s new Improv show…it was truly just sad. You want a walking anti-drug ad, there is was. He looked lost, confused, couldn’t keep up. Maybe if he’s sober at that point, it’ll be funny, otherwise, it’s just a sad, sad thing.

    Comment by Buffy0531 – July 5, 2011 09:35 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • WINNING!

    Comment by Andrew – July 5, 2011 10:47 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • You keep using that word. I dona think it means what you think it means.

      Comment by Inigo Montoya – July 5, 2011 01:22 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • I think I love you Inigo

        Comment by E – July 5, 2011 04:33 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Why are people still talking about Two and a Half Men? The show was Charlie Sheen and without him it’s nothing. Lorre is an idiot to kill the cash cow that was anchoring CBS Monday and CBS is an even bigger bunch of idiots for letting him! And don’t even get me started on what I think of the moron who hired Ashton No-Talent Kutcher to replace the incredibly talented Sheen…horrible decision. What a shame…Men was such a great show…

    Comment by Kate – July 5, 2011 11:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • i agree…ashton is the worst choice… his
      punk’d and tv commercials are useless drivel…
      hope angus invested his earnings wisely.

      Comment by rick – July 5, 2011 11:51 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I wonder if any of Charlie’s “Men” co-stars will be surprise Roasters on the special? CC ought to bring out Chuck Lorre to ‘surprise’ Charlie.

    Comment by AM – July 5, 2011 11:07 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • He’s the honeybadger of Hollywood! Bring it!

    Comment by Mark S. – July 5, 2011 11:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Duh, winning!

    Comment by Charlie Sheen – July 5, 2011 11:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • viacom owns comedy central and is a major stake holder in cbs this is one thing and one thing only a rouse to bump up ratings for both shows notice the roast is an hour later than the premiere of men this is staged for higher rating for both i for one will not be watching either

    Comment by jason e – July 5, 2011 01:08 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I won’t miss this.
    Way to go Charlie.
    Same day CBS premieres! Winning!!!

    Comment by Kim – July 5, 2011 01:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Glad I have Netflix and a stack of movies to watch!

    Comment by karananb – July 5, 2011 01:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The problem with this seemingly genius idea of scheduling the two at the same time is that comedy central will show this roast ad nauseum through out the week and probably back to back that night. The first showing, during Two and a Half Men will be censored, and the later showing uncensored. This means that for those that are actually forced to choose will likely watch CBS at 8/9c and then tune into one of Comedy Central’s numerous encore showings.

    Comment by jimmycurry01 – July 5, 2011 01:35 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • You do realize you can’t read.

    “The season premiere of Men airs an hour earlier at 9/8c on CBS.” Otherwise, insightful.

    Here’s the problem with the world. Its not the barely intelligent people running the country. Its the barely literate idiots who can’t even read a simple puff piece without throwing in their two cents let alone formulate an intelligent, well-reasoned thought about anything complex.

    Comment by ppl4reading – July 5, 2011 01:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • There is no replacing Charlie Sheen and even if there was, theres alot better people out there then Ashton Kutcher hes painfully not funny.

    Comment by Micky Burns from Newcastle England. – July 5, 2011 02:10 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ve really not ever like Two and A Half Men. We usually switched the channel when it came on and tuned back in for Mike and Molly. I’m going to tune in for Ashton Kutcher though. No interest in Sheen’s roast whatsoever.

    Comment by JRose48 – July 5, 2011 02:10 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Sheens a genius and one of a kind…winning

    Comment by Nate – July 5, 2011 05:54 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Charlie Sheen roast will be hillarious. All sorts of crazy people will be telling all sorts of crazy stories. It’ll be like fairy tales for adults. Charlie Sheen could probably do a weekly roast now he’s got some time up his sleave to get up to mischief.

    Comment by Reid Wright – July 5, 2011 07:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • To all the negative comments about Sheen…do you know the guy personally? Do you know his life story and every struggle he might’ve faced? No. I am not standing up for the guy. Just find it amusing that so many people have so much negativity towards him. He’s a freaking celebrity for Christ sakes! They are ALL nuts!!! So chill out and look at the big picture.

    Comment by Katy – July 6, 2011 01:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Charlie is a god at comedy. If people think that’s 2 n a half men made him big are kidding them selves. He made it big back doing hot shot which he also did with John cryer. If it wasn’t for Charlie the show wouldn’t of taken off. I for one won’t be watching it ne more with kutcher there. It won’t have charlies charisma which made that show

    Comment by Ben – July 6, 2011 04:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I like Charlie Sheen’s acting. I’ve enjoyed his movies. 2-1/2 Men was so great. But will NOT be the same without him. Give AK a chance, he can be funny…. Hope Charlie gets on a regular show, I would really love to see him working again. Here’s to WINING, Charlie!!!
    The very best to you! Kathy

    Comment by Kathy in Central Oregon – July 10, 2011 07:37 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I think it is HILARIOUS that you closed minded stuck up people are actually saying that Charlie Sheen is not funny or talented just because he is a drug user/alcoholic/sex addict/whatever the hell else. Are you really that pathetically dumb? Do you think the best bands in the world write music when they are sober? The best actors dive into their roles when they are sober? The best strippers perform on stage when they are sober? If you answered “yes” to any of these, you are a complete MORON, that is just honest truth, although it may be painful for you to realize.
    Performance in music, movies, and other entertainment industries have nothing to do with the artists’ lifestyle outside work. I don’t care if Charlie Sheen banged 20 hookers in one night and snorted a pound of coke in one hour – he is still TALENTED and FUNNY. That doesn’t mean that I approve of any of his lifestyle, that just means I recognize his incredible ability to entertain millions upon millions of people.
    Get a freaking clue, hypocrites.

    Comment by terrible_me – September 12, 2011 12:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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