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Keith Olbermann: Settlement $50 Million Current TV Lawsuit Comes To An End

Keith Olbermann and his former employer reportedly settled a $50 million lawsuit out of court on Tuesday, multiple outlets reported. The broadcaster sued Current TV for $50 million after the progressive network fired him one year ago. Current TV countersued, arguing that Olbermann's lawsuit was "riddled with falsehoods." Settlement specifics were not disclosed, however a source told Deadline that Olbermann will receive a "a significant payout from Current." Current TV founder Al Gore recently sold the network to Al Jazeera for a reported $500 million. The Doha-based broadcaster plans to use the channel to launch Al Jazeera America. The network has been searching for office space in New York, the city from which the channel will be based. Most recently, Al Jazeera looked at the former New York Times building on 43rd St. As for Olbermann, the broadcaster has been reportedly eyeing a return to the anchor seat at the network that made him famous—ESPN. The New York

Report: Storage Wars lawsuit

The “Storage Wars” lawsuit heatedly continues this week, as Yahoo! TV News reported this Tuesday, March 12, that “Storage Wars” and the A&E Network has won the first round in a legal battle against Dave Hester, who argued in his lawsuit that the popular reality show is actually staged. In yesterday’s ruling, Judge Michael Johnson took sides with A&E’s “Storage Wars” on several key points, first dismissing Dave Hester’s argument that the Unfair Business Practices was violated by the network. Johnson similarly agreed with the show in the “Storage Wars” lawsuit for the ruling that any injunction against the TV series would in turn violate the First Amendment rights of A&E. Dave Hester first filed the “Storage Wars” lawsuit back in Dec. 2012. He claimed that he’d been fired from the show after alleging that the entire TV series was staged. What’s more, said Hester, is that the producers of the show actually plant very valuable items behind the scenes in the storage lockers bef