While Two and a Half Men premiered earlier this week without star Charlie Sheen, the notorious actor is moving ahead with his own new sitcom Anger Management, which is based the 2003 comedy of the same name starring Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson.

The Drew Carey Show and George Lopez creator Bruce Helford has agreed to come aboard Anger Management as lead writer and show runner for Lionsgate TV.

In the series, Charlie Sheen will take over the role of volatile therapist Dr. Buddy Rydell, who helps various individuals with their own anger management issues.

The series is expected to be shopped to all of the networks later this week.

B. Alan Orange