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'Anger Management' debuts June 28

Actor Russell Brand attends Cosmopolitan magazine's "Fun Fearless

Actor Russell Brand attends Cosmopolitan magazine's "Fun Fearless Males of 2011" event in Manhattan. (March 7, 2011) Credit: AP

We do indeed finally have a launch date for Charlie Sheen's second act, "Anger Management."  

The first two half-hours will air June 28 at 9. That's a Thursday, by the way. "Louie" is also back that night, at 10:30, as is "Wilfred," at 10. So, yup, a big night indeed for FX.

But here is the most intriguing part of the summer schedule announcement: That Russell Brand late night show that I know next to nothing about also arrives then. Here's what FX has to say about "Strangely Uplifting":

"The series features Brand’s unvarnished, unfiltered take on current events, politics and pop culture. The network has ordered six half-hour installments of the series that will be shot in front of a live audience. The format will draw heavily on Brand's interaction with that audience. The series is produced by FX Productions in association with Branded Films and Dakota Films."

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