CTV confirms 90-episode Anger Management deal

CTV confirmed today its acquisition of the full 100-episode order for the hit comedy Anger Management from the Lionsgate Television Group. The announcement follows on the heels of a special sneak peek preview of the pilot episode that delivered nearly 3 million viewers (2.93 million) on CTV on August 12.

“Canadians have for years had a long standing love affair with Charlie Sheen on CTV,” said Mike Cosentino, Senior Vice-President, Programming, CTV Networks. “Today’s announcement ensures Canadian viewers will be entertained by Charlie Sheen, and the cast and creative team behind Anger Management, for years to come.”
“Charlie Sheen is one of the great comedy superstars of our generation, and Bruce Helford is an exceptional showrunner,” said Kevin Beggs, President of the Lionsgate Television Group. “We’re thrilled that our team has created another powerful and enduring Lionsgate brand that will resonate with audiences in Canada on CTV.”

An encore broadcast of the Anger Management sneak peek episode airs Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT followed by the series premiere on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Anger Management also airs Fridays at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on The Comedy Network beginning Sept. 14.

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