Charlie Sheen's popular sitcom "Two and A Half Men" has been cancelled for the rest of the season by CBS Network.
REUTERS / HOLLYWOOD.TV / WARNER BROS. TELEVISION - Actor Charlie Sheen's radio rant brings "Two and A Half Men" to a screeching halt.
Television network CBS cancelled production of its top rated comedy following Sheen's expletive-filled attack against the show's producer.
"Based on the totality of Charlie Sheen's statements, conduct and condition, CBS and Warner Bros. Television have decided to discontinue production of "Two and a Half Men" for the remainder of the season," the network and the show's makers said in a statement.
This isn't the first time drama has caused a shut down for the sitcom.
Last month Sheen was persuaded to seek help following a wild 36-hour party at his home that ended with him being hospitalized for abdominal pains.
The TV show's audience numbers have remained strong despite Sheen's well-publicized personal problems.
Weekly it attracts about 15 million U.S. viewers.
Alicia Powell, Reuters.