via press release:
DR. DREW PAIRS WITH VH1 FOR NEWS SPECIAL ON CHARLIE SHEEN
“VH1 News Presents: Charlie Sheen: Winning . . or Losing It? with Dr. Drew” airs Monday, March 7th at 8/7C on VH1
Dr Drew Pinsky has dedicated his career to helping people overcome their addictions to drugs and alcohol. Charlie Sheen has always seemed to live the life of a rock star with lots of sex and drugs but over the last few years his life has begun to spiral out of control and the recent spate of events surrounding Sheen have the world wondering, “What happened?” The one-hour special will premiere Monday, March 7th at 8pm* on VH1. Segments of the special will be available on VH1.com following the on-air premiere.
Dr. Drew, the host of “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew” and one of the leading authorities on addiction will present a no-holds-barred examination of the relationship between celebrity addiction and narcissism. Drew will give viewers insight into one of the most intriguing celebrity meltdowns to date by analyzing Sheen’s recent behavior and giving his expert opinion on what could be wrong with him.
Dr. Drew is the host of the nationally syndicated late night radio show Loveline as well as a respected practicing MD, board certified in internal and addiction medicine, who is staff at Huntington Hospital and assistant clinical professor of KECK USC School of Medicine. He is the author of the New York Times best seller The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism is Seducing America (Harper Collins) and Cracked: Putting Broken Lives Together Again (Harper-Collins.) Dr. Drew co-authored the first academic study on celebrities and narcissism that was published in the Journal of Research in Personality (Elsevier) in September 2006, and is the first systematic, empirical scholarly study of celebrity personality. Dr. Drew hosted VH1’s “Sober House” and “Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew” and can be seen on MTV’s “Teen Mom” and “16 & Pregnant.” Additionally, Dr. Drew is hosting a new prime time show on HLN called “Dr. Drew” and will also be hosting a daytime syndicated talk show “Life Changers with Dr. Drew” on the CW Network coming Fall 2011.