While painful (for most folks) to watch, the actor's explosion has created a bonanza for the tabloid mill. But on a broader level, Sheen has also offers a potential shot in the arm for companies across the spectrum, from media to pharmaceuticals.
Comcast has tapped former Showtime President Bob Greenblatt to run NBC Entertainment as the cable giant continues to reorganize the leadership at the network in advance of its proposed acquisition of NBC Universal from General Electric, Reuters reported.
General Electric will invest $432 million in its appliances division, resulting in the creation of 500 jobs. The conglomerate wants to expand its market share in the refrigerator market and boost the number of appliances made in the U.S.