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Poll: Charlie Sheen is not winning

charlie-sheen-lying-downImage Credit: Greg Gayne/CBSCharlie Sheen: Winning?

Not according to a new Rasmussen Reports poll that found a mere 16 percent of adults nationwide have a favorable opinion of the actor, while 71 percent have an unfavorable impression.

Those findings also say 42 percent have a very unfavorable view of the Two and A Half Men star. Ouch.

And while Sheen news is dominating publications and websites (like yours truly), it looks like only 35 percent of Americans are keeping up with the headlines.  Most folks — like 63 percent — are not paying attention to news reports about Sheen curing himself with his brain or his crazy talk about warlocks (perish the thought!). And among those who are actually taking the time to get the dirty details, 57 percent support the Men’s producers while only 18 percent give a thumbs-up to Sheen.

The survey of 1,000 adults was conducted on March 1 and 2 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of error is plus/minus 3 percentage points. For more about this oh-so-important survey, click here.

Charlie Sheen to land his own show on HDNet?

sheen-cubanImage Credit: Michael Bezjian/; Jesse Grant/WireImage.comBillionaire Mark Cuban, who owns HDNet, says he has had talks with Charlie Sheen about bringing the actor’s “winning” act to his cable network. In an interview with ESPN, Cuban, who also owns the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, said, “I reached out and we’ve had some conversations, and we’re going to work on doing some things.”

It’s still unclear whether their collaboration might be a reality show or a talk show or something entirely different. “We’ll do something together, but it’s not certain it will be a show,” said Cuban. “It’ll come down to what he wants do and what his situation is. We’ll just figure it out from there, but it’s a unique opportunity, I’ll say that.” READ FULL STORY

Charlie Sheen's media warpath offends warlocks, rankles Mars enthusiasts

Celebrity rants of yore have offended plenty of minority groups, but Charlie Sheen’s bizarro comments in the past week have alienated some niche communities, including Wiccan groups and Mars enthusiasts.

Christian Day, an actual warlock who’s been outspoken about Sheen’s use of the term “Vatican assassin warlock,” will perform a cleansing ceremony on Sunday in Salem, Mass., to “protect, heal, and bind” Sheen by sending him ideas — directly into his head, via light — against maligning warlocks in the future. Day finds Sheen’s understanding of warlocks shoddy, to say the least. “The Vatican has assassinated plenty of warlocks, but the assassins are not warlocks themselves,” he explains.

Day will use a sword to cast a circle around himself and his fellow magic practitioners during the ritual: READ FULL STORY

Dr. Drew hosting one-hour Charlie Sheen special -- EXCLUSIVE

dr-drew-charlie-sheenImage Credit: Chris Hatcher/PR Photos; Image of Sport/PR PhotosDr. Drew Pinsky is taking on another patient — whether or not he’s game to participate: The Celebrity Rehab host is partnering with Vh1 for a one-hour special focused on Charlie Sheen’s media meltdown, EW has learned exclusively. During the special, which will air on March 7 at 8 p.m., Dr. Drew will examine Sheen’s recent behavior and interviews in an attempt to determine “what could be wrong with him.” The name of the special: Vh1 News Presents: Charlie Sheen: Winning… or Losing It? with Dr. Drew. Of course, the question remains: Will Sheen show up for the occasion?

To get a sneak peek at what Dr. Drew might think of Sheen, read EW writer James Hibberd’s Q&A with the Celebrity Rehab host, posted just hours before Sheen’s headline-making interview on The Alex Jones Radio Show.

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Charlie Sheen animated special coming to Spike TV; Online viral hit lands deal -- EXCLUSIVE

charlie-sheen-animationUPDATED: Spike TV is teaming with Taiwanese viral sensation NMA to produce Charlie Sheen’s Winningest Moments — a half-hour animated special chronicling the most outlandish moments in modern Sheen history.

The special will count down about a dozen of Sheen’s most scandalous headlines and will be hosted by two female characters dubbed “The Goddesses.” (A clip from the special is below)

Winningest Moments represents the first full-length U.S. TV program from NMA, whose company’s videos recapping the latest Hollywood scandals have become an online must-see over the past year. The outfit has previously produced news segments for Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. Sources say Spike has signed NMA to a five-year programming deal to create content for the network.

The Sheen special includes: READ FULL STORY

What's weirdly refreshing about Charlie Sheen

Forget, for a moment, the drugs, the porn stars, the endangered TV show. There’s something else going in the Charlie Sheen saga that was rather extraordinary: How stunningly, blatantly honest Sheen has been on the topic of being a celebrity.

Has any star ever so brazenly touted the advantage of his status? “I’m tired of pretending like I’m not special,” he’s said, while slamming others as jealous losers who “lay down with their ugly wives and their ugly children,” and who wish they could have Sheen’s money, his women, his fame, his lifestyle. “I’m gonna hang out with these two smoking hotties and fly privately around the world,” he said. “It might be lonely up here but I sure like the view.” READ FULL STORY

Brooke Mueller swears that Charlie Sheen beat her, made anti-Semitic comments

Brooke-Mueller-Charlie-SheenImage Credit: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic.comBrooke Mueller, Charlie Sheen’s estranged wife and the mother of his two young sons, swore to a Los Angeles court Tuesday that Sheen had violently attacked her, sent anti-Semitic text messages, and threatened to kill those he perceived as his enemies, according to People. “In October 2009, [Sheen] knocked me to the floor causing me to hit my head on the corner of a couch. I was knocked unconscious and required medical attention, including a CAT scan,” Mueller said, in her sworn statement, adding she had a written apology from Sheen about the incident.

The couple later engaged in an infamous Christmas Day 2009 confrontation that required law enforcement, and Mueller now claims that Sheen later told her, “I should have killed you when I had the chance.” READ FULL STORY

Charlie Sheen on 'Today': 'At this moment, I do not know where my children are.'

In another Today interview, Charlie Sheen confirmed to NBC’s Jeff Rossen that police came to his house last night, just as his two twin sons were being put to sleep, and removed them from his house, fulfilling a court order that the boys’ mother, Brooke Mueller, had attained yesterday, claiming Sheen’s home was not a proper environment for children. Sheen was composed, but admitted “At this moment, I do not know where my children are.”

Sheen denied charges that he had recently threatened Mueller’s life, and invited anyone to observe his unorthodox homelife to assure that it’s a safe and loving environment for his kids. “There’s nothing to hide,” he said. “There’s nothing but love and compassion and absolute support for these amazing children.” The entire interview is after the jump. READ FULL STORY

Charlie Sheen's children surrendered to police: Reports

Reports emerged late Tuesday night saying that Charlie Sheen has surrendered his twin boys to police custody following allegations that the beleaguered Two and a Half Men star had been abusive to his ex-wife. A source has reportedly confirmed to People that the police visited Sheen’s Beverly Hills mansion Tuesday evening and removed the two boys. Earlier on Tuesday, Sheen’s ex Brooke Mueller won a restraining order based on her allegations that the actor was physically and verbally abusive to Mueller. According to People, a judge has prohibited Sheen from getting within 100 yards of Mueller or the children.

Late Tuesday, Sheen tweeted: “My sons’ are fine… My path is now clear… Defeat is not an option..!”

Both Sheen and Mueller are required to attend a hearing on March 22 to determine whether the restraining order is extended.

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Charlie Sheen gives Piers Morgan biggest audience since his premiere with Oprah

Charlie-Sheen-on-Piers-MorganWhat’s a Charlie Sheen interview really worth?

If you’re CNN’s Piers Morgan, about double your usual audience.

Monday’s Piers Morgan Tonight, in which the Brit host interviewed Sheen, was seen by 1.3 million viewers. That ties Morgan’s second night on the job as his biggest audience since his show’s January premiere — and that episode featured a heavily promoted interview with Oprah Winfrey. Among the show’s adults 25-54 demo, Morgan had 561,000 — his best ever (including the Oprah episode).

Here’s what’s most remarkable: The interview was only announced via Twitter five minutes before it started airing live, just as Sheen pulled into the building. Imagine the rating if the network had a day to promote it.

Among the morning shows interviewing Sheen, NBC’s Today had 6 million viewers and ABC’s GMA had 5.9 million — this is a win for Today since GMA normally has the edge the day after the Oscars . The numbers potentially bode well for ABC’s 20/20 interview with Sheen tonight.

Les Moonves talks Charlie Sheen, hopes 'Men' returns

les-moonvesImage Credit: Isaac Brekken/Getty ImagesCBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves broke his silence on Charlie Sheen going rogue and the implosion of his top-rated comedy Two and a Half Men.

Addressing a Morgan Stanley Technology conference in San Francisco and reported by THR, Moonves said in response to a question that Sheen is “on the air quite a bit these days. I wish he would have worked this hard to promote himself for an Emmy.”

CBS confirmed Moonves’ comments, which sought put a positive spin on the show halting production and recent dramatic events. The executive noted that in the short term the show not producing more original episodes “is actually a gainer for us.” He explained that since the Men repeats perform quite well, producing eight fewer episodes this season saves the network “quite a bit of money.” READ FULL STORY

Charlie Sheen to fans: 'Don't be worried. Celebrate this movement.'

Charlie Sheen was back on Today this morning, having invited NBC News’ Jeff Rossen to return to his home, the “Sober Valley Lodge,” Monday afternoon to tape another sit-down, as well as a kitchen chat with the two women Sheen refers to as “the goddesses.” Asked what the goddesses have that his ex-wives didn’t, Sheen said, “These women don’t judge me… They don’t lead with opinion. They don’t lead with their own needs all the time. They’re honest enough to tell me, ‘Hey look, park your nonsense. You got to help me solve this, and we solve it.’ What I tell them is don’t live in the middle. Get away from your emotions, get away from your ego, and therein lies the solution.” Sheen said all three of their opinions carry the same weight in his mansion, where the goddesses now live and help parent his twin boys, until they’re approaching crisis mode — then his age and wisdom win out. If they follow his plan then, Sheen said, “Everybody will win, and everybody’s needs will be taken care of.”  READ FULL STORY

Chuck Lorre vanity card: 'I am so outta here!'

Two and Half Men showrunner Chuck Lorre has posted a new vanity card on his Web site that runs after tonight’s episode of Mike & Molly. In the card he addresses Charlie Sheen’s situation for the first time since last week’s media ordnance deployment:

“I understand that I’m under a lot of pressure to respond to certain statements made about me recently. The following are my uncensored thoughts. I hope this will put an end to any further speculation.” Lorre continues: READ FULL STORY


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