TV viewers will be forgiven if they feel a sense of deja vu when new shows debut in September. With competition from cable and the Web growing, broadcasters are leaning more on past successes and big names to find fresh hits.
Actor Charlie Sheen , the star of “Two and a Half Men,” sued Time Warner Inc. ’s WB Studio Enterprises unit and the producer of the television series for $100 million over his firing from the top-rated comedy.
Charlie Sheen and Time Warner Inc.’s Warner Bros. reached a confidential settlement of a lawsuit the actor brought over his firing from the comedy “Two and a Half Men” earlier this year, according to the studio.
Cruising through southeast Texas in his Fiat 500, Scott Ruczko used to stick out among the hulking pickups and sport-utility vehicles. He’s starting to get more company after sales of the diminutive Italian car doubled last year, making good on Fiat SpA’s expansion strategy.