29 August 2012 2:56 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Better get used to having Charlie Sheen back on TV. The former "Two and a Half Men" star and self-proclaimed "winner" has just gotten one hell of a renewal notice from FX. Fulfilling an unconventional deal, the cable channel has ordered 90 more episodes of Sheen's new sitcom "Anger Management" thanks to the first season (which wrapped on August 23rd) meeting an undisclosed average ratings threshhold in eight of its 10 episodes. According to FX, the Bruce Helford-created "Anger Management" is the highest-rated new comedy series on cable so far in 2012, averaging 4.53 million total viewers. Per FX's Evp Chuck Saftler: We set a very high ratings bar that included some additional hurdles for Anger Management to earn its back-90 order and the series met and exceed those metrics. Bruce Helford has created a sitcom that works extremely well in our pre-10 p.m. programming lineup. Charlie Sheen and the entire cast did an. »


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