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Warner Bros. Television

have decided to end production for the rest of the season on TV comedy

Two and a Half Men

because of comments star Charlie Sheen made about the show's producer.

The show was about to go back into production next week after it was suspended in January so Sheen could complete another round of rehab.

"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 companies said in a statement. They didn't mention whether the show would resume production at a later date.

Sheen, however, texted ABC's

Good Morning America

on Friday saying he plans to be on the set Tuesday as originally planned.

In an interview Thursday on a syndicated radio program and in remarks to Web site


, Sheen called the show's producer Chuck Lorre, among other things, a "charlatan (who) chose not to do his job," and a "stupid, stupid little man," according to a



The actor also belittled Alcoholics Anonymous and said he had cured himself "with my mind" after four weeks of drug and alcohol treatment at his home,



Sheen's troubles with alcohol and drugs haven't dimished the ratings of

Two and Half Men

. Now in its eighth season, the show, which is produced by Warner Bros. Television, a unit of

Time Warner


, is the top comedy on TV.

Sheen makes almost $2 million an episode. He has another year left on his contract, according to



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