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Prospect Park Owes ABC $1.7 Million

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Television ABC All My Children Tech Business In its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, the soaps producer lists its biggest creditors. read more. The Business One Life to Live THR Online THR, Esq.

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ABC Countersues Soaps Producer for $5 Million

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Television ABC Business Prospect Park Network, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, allegedly missed license payments on ''One Life to Live'' and ''All My Children.'' read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq.

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Judge Denies Restraining Order Against ABC's 'Glass House'

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District Court Judge Gary Feess decided not to issue a temporary restraining order against the upcoming ABC reality series, which will air June 18 as planned. Television Television ABC CBSIn a packed federal courthouse Friday, U.S. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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ABC, Endemol Settle 'Wipeout' Copyright Lawsuit With Japanese Broadcaster

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Matthew Belloni Tokyo Broadcasting System had argued that the ABC obstacle course competition ripped off several Japanese game shows. Television Television ABC Wipeoutread more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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'Desperate Housewives' Trial: ABC Lawyer Says 'No Settlement'

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Alex Ben Block "The judge asked the two parties to talk," says ABC lead lawyer Adam Levin. "It Television Television ABC Marc Cherry Nicollette Sheridan Desperate HousewivesIt went nowhere. I'm going to take another yoga class. Have a nice weekend." read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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Is ABC's 'Wipeout' a Rip-Off? (Analysis)

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Television Television ABCMatthew Belloni After mediation fails, a copyright case -- in which the series is accused of copying original elements of six Japanese shows, including "Takeshi's Castle" and "Most Extreme Elimination Challenge" -- is headed to a key hearing. read more. THR, Esq.

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ABC's 'Glass House' Producer Grilled in 7-Hour Deposition About 'Big Brother'

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CBS is making several key moves in its legal fight to stop ABC's strangers-living-together reality competition from airing. Television Television ABC CBS Big Brotherread more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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CBS Continues Attack on ABC's 'Glass House' in New Court Filing

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ABC's opposition to TRO draws objection from 'Big Brother' network CBS. The Business Television Business ABC CBS Big Brotherread more. THR, Esq.

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ABC Fires Back at CBS Lawsuit Over 'Big Brother'-Type Reality Show

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Matthew Belloni "Even CBS must realize it cannot copyright the idea of 14 contestants living in a house rigged with cameras," the ABC court papers argue. Television Television ABC CBS Big Brotherread more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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Nicollette Sheridan Vs. ABC: 'Desperate Housewives' Wrongful Termination Trial Begins

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Television Television Business ABC Marc Cherry Nicollette Sheridan Desperate HousewivesEriq Gardner Viewers have been treated to eight seasons of Wisteria Lane melodrama, and now, the show's top creative and executive talent gather at an LA courthouse to argue why Nicolette Sheridan's character was killed off. read more. THR, Esq.

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Judge Refuses to Throw Out ABC News 'Pink Slime' Lawsuit

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billion in damages, after it claims ABC''s coverage led to the closure of three plants and roughly 700 layoffs by misleading consumers that the finely textured meat product is unsafe. Television Diane Sawyer ABC News Live Feed Business Beef Products Inc. has sued the network for defamation, seeking $1.2

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ABC News Suffers Setback in 'Pink Slime' Defamation Lawsuit

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Television ABC News Business A federal judge resists the network''s urging to analyze the merits of claims and instead throws it to a state court for further examination. read more. The Business THR, Esq.

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'Desperate Housewives' Trial: Surprise Witness Suggests ABC Deleted Sheridan Emails

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Television Television ABC Marc Cherry Nicolette Sheridan Desperate HousewivesAlex Ben Block Michael R. Reinhart, a construction coordinator on the Marc Cherry-created series for all eight seasons, said he was "disturbed" by an email he saw but immediately erased it and tried to forget it. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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Jury Hears ABC's Diane Sawyer Call "Pink Slime" a "True Description" of Beef Product

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A multibillion dollar defamation trial against ABC has entered its second week with jurors hearing from network employees. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

CBS Gets Revenge on ABC by Revealing New 'Dancing on the Stars' Reality Show

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Television Television Business ABC CBS Big Brother Dancing with the StarsAfter losing a legal motion to stop "The Glass House," CBS jokes that moderately famous contestants will soon dance on the graves of Hollywood icons. read more. THR, Esq.

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ABC Hit With Copyright Suit Over Paparazzo's Anthony Weiner Video

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A photographer says his 2013 video of Anthony Weiner was used by ABC without his permission. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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ABC Files Detailed Opposition to CBS Request for 'Glass House' Injunction

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Television Television ABC CBS Big BrotherUPDATED: The move is the latest legal volley over the upcoming reality series, which CBS claims is too similar to "Big Brother." read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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BPI's Defamation Trial Against ABC Begins

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ABC), in which the meat processor alleges that ABC's reports on its product defamed it and cost it three-quarters of its business The Hollywood Reporter's Eriq Gardner on the first day of the "pink slime" trial (Beef Products Inc.

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Dish Fires Back at TV Networks in Ad-Skipping Lawsuit; Is ABC About to Countersue?

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The Business Television Business ABC Dish NetworkThe war of words continues as the parties are now fighting over New York vs. California as the forum for dispute. read more. THR, Esq.

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Never Aired: Profile on James Baldwin ABC’s 20/20, 1979 on Vimeo

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Watch a Never-Before-Aired James Baldwin Interview From 1979 Buried by ABC at the time, the segment reveals a unique glimpse into Baldwin’s private life—as well as his resounding criticism about white fragility, as blisteringly relevant today as it was in 1979.

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Why the ABC News 'Pink Slime' Ruling Is Bad for the Media Business

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ABC News Business The judge is not only allowing defamation to proceed. She won''t allow the First Amendment to bar a tortious interference claim either. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq.

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Coronavirus updates: CDC director says masks not political issue - ABC News

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Coronavirus updates: CDC director says masks not political issue - ABC News

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Lawsuit Claims ABC Family Ripped Off Idea For Christmas TV Movie

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In 2011, they say an almost identical idea showed up in an ABC Family movie. ABC Family THR, Esq. Two producers say they pitched a story concept in 2005 and provided a treatment, but it was killed. read more. Television

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ABC Looks to Kill 'Pink Slime' Lawsuit, Saying It's a Threat to Free Speech

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Television ABC Diane Sawyer ABC News BusinessNetwork lawyers are bringing a motion to dismiss, warning a judge that the 257-page pleading by a South Dakota-based boneless-lean-beef giant is filled with a slime against the First Amendment. read more. The Business THR, Esq.

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ABC Sued By Insurance Company Over "Pink Slime" Settlement

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AIG is resisting reimbursement of $25 million by arguing that the broadcaster had an obligation to go to outside counsel before running its controversial reporting. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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Lawsuit says Teri Hatcher, ABC pushed exec out of company

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Months after former "Desperate Housewives" co-star Nicollette Sheridan sued ABC Studios and creator Marc Cherry for assault and discrimination, now co-star Teri Hatcher, ABC and the Walt Disney Co. By Matthew Belloni Add another lawsuit to Wisteria Lane. have been.

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CBS Files Amended Lawsuit Against ABC's 'Glass House'

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The "Big Brother" network commits to keep the fight going with a new court filing despite a judge denying initial efforts to shut the ABC series down. read more

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'Housewives' Trial: ABC Lawyer Calls Sheridan 'Desperate' in Closing Argument

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Alex Ben Block "A word has been on my mind and that word is 'desperate,' " ABC lead lawyer Adam Levin told the jury of Sheridan's case. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Television Television Nicolette Sheridan Desperate Housewives

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Ret. Gen. David Petraeus: 'We're all fair game' for criticism Video - ABC News

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ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Ret. David Petraeus: 'We're all fair game' for criticism Video - ABC News : "" (Via

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ABC Grills Beef Expert at "Pink Slime" Trial

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In a massive defamation case against the network, food scientists break down the makings of "lean finely textured beef." read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

Marketing Expert Testifies ABC's "Pink Slime" Reports Influenced Negative Perceptions

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From "fake news" to "fake meat," the huge defamation trial continues in South Dakota. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

CBS Drops 'Glass House' Lawsuit Against ABC

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The Big Brother network's case against the show's producers will continue in arbitration read more

CBS Demands ABC Hand Over Tons of Internal 'Glass House' Documents

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"Big Brother" network has filed a whopping discovery request as ABC urges the judge to reject the "onerous" demands for emails, episode outlines and Twitter messages. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business Big Brother

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Iger testimony: 'Millionaire' was 'a factor' in ABC ratings success

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By Paul Bond Disney president and CEO Robert Iger confirmed the obvious on Wednesday: "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" was a hit TV show for ABC. Over the course of two hours, an attorney for "Millionaire" creator Celador had.

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Nicollette Sheridan says ABC dismissed 'Housewives' assault as 'light tap'

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By Matthew Belloni EXCLUSIVE: Fired "Desperate Housewives" co-star Nicollette Sheridan has updated her lawsuit against series creator Marc Cherry and ABC, alleging for the first time that the network investigated her claim of physical abuse on the set and told.

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'General Hospital' Lawsuit Claims ABC Shortchanged Creators

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Matthew Belloni The heirs of the soap opera's creators are suing the network, claiming they were stiffed on revenue from TV's longest-running daytime drama. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television

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Puerto Rico emerges from storm; water and some food scarce - ABC News

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Puerto Rico emerges from storm; water and some food scarce - ABC News

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ABC News Headed to Trial With Billions of Dollars on the Line

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A South Dakota judge decides that a meat producer could show reckless disregard for the truth in a report about "pink slime." read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

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CBS Lawyers Threaten ABC Over 'Big Brother'-Type Show 'Glass House'

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Matthew Belloni In a cease-and-desist letter sent Friday to top ABC executives Anne Sweeney and Alan Braverman and obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, CBS says Life in a Glass House is "strikingly" similar to Big Brother. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Television Television

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Soaps Producer Ramps Up ABC Lawsuit: 'Mega Soap' Fraud Scheme Alleged

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New legal papers allege that ABC schemed to sign secret deals with soap opera actors and ruined "One Life to Live" and "All My Children." read more. THR Online THR, Esq. Television

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ABC Hit WIth Defamation Suit Over "Pink Slime" Reporting

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of South Dakota, is suing ABC over the network's reports concerning "pink slime," the ground beef additive that has gotten a wealth of bad publicity over the past few months. Beef Products, Inc., The company alleges that the resulting stories

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ABC "Pink Slime" Trial Opens With Scathing Attacks on Media Bias, Corporate Secrecy

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The highly anticipated proceeding gets underway with Beef Products Inc. telling jurors that the broadcaster killed much of its business with a series of reports in March 2012. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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