Valerie Hogan, Valerie
Entering its third season and riding a wave of popularity, Valerie Harper was looking to cash in on her sitcom Valerie.
But NBC didn’t blink. Her character was killed off and the show was rebranded as
Valerie’s Family and then The Hogan Family after she sued for wrongful termination.
Shannen Doherty (Charmed);
Shelley Long (Cheers); Ashton Kutcher and Topher Grace
(That ‘70s Show); William
Petersen (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation).