Hollywood Docket: CBS Sports Ex-Employee Sues for Gender and Racial Discrimination

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The Business Television Music Business THR Online CBS CBS Corporation CBS Radio LifetimePlus: a setback for Steven Tyler's lawyer in her fight over the singer's 'American Idol' deal. read more. THR, Esq.

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CBS Sues Redstones to Block Viacom Merger

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A Delaware court is asked to stop Shari Redstone from interfering with a meeting later this week that could dilute her company's voting interest in CBS.

CBS Can't Dodge $750M Defamation Suit From JonBenet Ramsey's Brother

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Burke Ramsey says his reputation has been ruined after a CBS show's experts concluded he killed his sister. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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Charlie Rose, CBS Sued for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

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Three ex-CBS employees say they were repeatedly sexually harassed by the ousted anchor. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online nsfs

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CBS Radio Has Novel Argument to Legal Demand to Stop Playing Pre-1972 Songs

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The Business Music Business THR Online Al Green CBS Radio iHeartMediaRadio giant says it doesn't play Al Green's older recordings. Confused? Here's the explanation. read more. THR, Esq.

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CBS: Redstone's Bylaw Change Too Late to Stop Dilution

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In an 8-K, CBS disputes the validity of a controversial bylaw amendment, but says even if it was valid, it wouldn't be effective for a few weeks. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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'Happy Days' Actors Win Key Ruling in CBS Lawsuit

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Barring any settlement, former cast-members will face off against CBS on July 17 over money from DVD releases of the comedy series. The Business Television Business CBS

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Official: CBS 'Glass House' Restraining Order Denied

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Read the judge's final ruling allowing ABC to air the reality series despite CBS' claim that it is too similar to Big Brother. Television Television ABC CBS Big Brother The Glass House

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CBS, 'Happy Days' Cast Settle Royalties Lawsuit

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Television Television CBS Happy DaysThe settlement, which will pay each cast member about $65,000, comes only ten days before a trial was scheduled to start. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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Time Warner Cable Sued for Allegedly Stealing CBS, NBC Signals

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After TWC came to an impasse over the right to transmit CBS/NBC stations in five cities, the cable giant replaced them with other non-local CBS/NBC stations. Television Television Business CBS NBC Time Warner Cable

CBS Interactive Can't Escape Claims of Inducing Piracy

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The Business Music Tech Business CBS InteractiveCan editorial commentary be held legally responsible for the theft of music and movies? A district court judge suggests yes, allowing Alki David's lawsuit against the network for promoting and distributing Limewire to go forward. read more.

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Shari Redstone's Grip on CBS Challenged in Shareholder Lawsuit

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Just read Section 2(b) of CBS' Certificate of Incorporation — and the lawyerly fuss that surrounds it. Forget Ambien. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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Judge Judy's $47 Million Annual Salary Questioned in CBS Lawsuit

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A breach of contract lawsuit filed against CBS reveals the figure. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

CBS Lawyer Vows to Press 'Glass House' Case Despite Setback

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“This comes down to whether there is going to be any copyright protection for reality television,” CBS litigator Scott Edelman tells The Hollywood Reporter. Television Television ABC CBS

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CBS Sued Over 'NCIS' Farting Hippo Puppet

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Bert the Farting Hippo has appeared on the crime show and is sold at the online CBS Store. Television CBS Business read more. The Business NCIS (TV) THR Online THR, Esq.

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Former Intern Drops Lawsuit Against CBS, David Letterman's Company

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CBS Television Studios THR Online THR, Esq. Television CBS David Letterman Late Show with David Letterman Business The proposed class-action suit was filed less than a week ago read more.

Judge Judy Goes Off in Profits Lawsuit: "CBS Had No Choice But to Pay Me"

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In a deposition, Judy Sheindlin talks how she went from powerless TV personality to a $47 million-a-year star and details her salary talks with CBS.

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CBS Fights Against Any Ruling That Bans CNET From Pointing to Torrent Software

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In reaction to an injunction motion, CBS Interactive says the "public interest would be damaged by denying legitimate and truthful information about a pervasive technology." CBS CBS Interactive Tech Business

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CBS Settles With 'Glass House' Producers

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After dropping a lawsuit against ABC, CBS continued to pursue executives for allegedly stealing "Big Brother" trade secrets to make another reality TV show. Big Brother Television CBS ABC Business

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

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

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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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CBS Interactive Again Accused of Contributing to Piracy

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of class action lawsuit against CBS for helping legitimize Lime Wire and other P2P tools. The Business Business CBS InteractiveEriq Gardner Alki David leads various hip hop and R&B artists in version 2.0

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CBS Wins Lawsuit Over 'Hawaii Five-O' Reboot (Exclusive)

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A judge says a former showbiz agent suing the network sufficiently pleaded claims but that CBS is off the hook because it can't "un-make" the TV series. Television CBS Hawaii Five-0 Business

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CBS Sues ABC Over 'Big Brother'-Type Reality Show 'Glass House'

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Matthew Belloni UPDATED: The lawsuit follows a legal threat last week that the new show is 'strikingly similar' to the long-running CBS hit read more. Television Television CBS

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CBS Settles Lawsuit Over John Edwards Mistress Photo

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The Business Business CBS The Early ShowEriq Gardner A paparazzo sued the network for not getting a license to use the images he snapped. read more. THR, Esq.

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'NCIS' Creator Suffers Another Setback in CBS Lawsuit

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Television Television CBS NCIS: Los AngelesDonald Bellisario is claiming he's owed millions of dollars from 'NCIS: Los Angeles.' But an L.A. judge has narrowed his case. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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CBS Settles Lawsuit With 'NCIS' Creator (Exclusive)

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Television CBS BusinessDonald Bellisario claimed he was owed millions of dollars from 'NCIS: Los Angeles' because the series was a spin-off and he wasn't allowed to participate. read more. THR, Esq.

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

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

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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 Brother

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CBS Settles 'Dr. Phil' Lawsuit Claiming Women Were Held Captive With Naked Man

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Eriq Gardner How one of the strangest lawsuits ever turned serious for Dr. Phil and CBS. Television Television CBS Phil McGrawread more. THR, Esq.

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TV Lawyer Sues CBS For Failing to Refer Him Clients

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Television Home Television Business CBSEriq Gardner An attorney who appeared on a live call-in show to offer legal advice is now suing the network for not giving him enough business. read more. THR, Esq.

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Legal Fight Brewing Over CBS' New Sherlock Holmes Adaptation (Analysis)

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Television Television Business BBC CBS Sherlock HolmesEriq Gardner The network's planned series depicting a modern-day Sherlock could be taken to court by BBC, which also has a modern Sherlock, or the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle estate. read more. THR, Esq.

CBS, Paramount Sued Over Film Rights to James Patterson Novel

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Movies Movies Business CBS ViacomEriq Gardner Viacom's 2006 break-up with the network leads to a complicated chain of custody fight over who now owns rights to the author's novel "Virgin." read more. THR, Esq.

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CBS Says 'Glass House' Web Stream Proves It's a 'Big Brother' Copycat

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The Business Home ABC CBS Big Brother The Glass HouseJeff Rovin gives a supplemental declaration after seeing ABC's new strangers-living-together show. read more. THR, Esq.

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CBS Hit With Harassment Lawsuit From 'Hawaii Five-0' Locations Assistant

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Kelly Tolar says her co-worker, an executive producer's son, continually harassed and threatened her. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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

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Television Television Business ABC CBS Big Brother The Glass HouseThe "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. THR, Esq.

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Leslie Moonves Might Escape Subpoena In Sumner Redstone Legal Fight, But CBS and Viacom Won't

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Redstone's business activity with CBS and Viacom is fair game, but Moonves' knowledge of the mogul's romantic relationships may be off the table. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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CBS Executive Grilled in Legal Hearing Over Barry Diller's Aereo

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The Business Television Tech Business Barry Diller CBS IACUPDATED: Broadcasters are being asked to defend their position that the media mogul's controversial new service must be stopped immediately. The central question: is cord-cutting less harmful than DVRs? read more. THR, Esq.

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CBS-Viacom Judge: "I've Never Seen Anything Like What's Transpired Here"

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Chancellor Andre Bouchard is temporarily granting CBS' request for a restraining order to protect jurisdiction and make sure nothing new happens. read more. THR, Esq. Business Business THR Online

CBS Corp. Faces Sexual Harassment Lawsuit From Former Sales VP

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The plaintiff says that female managers at CBS Radio weren't treated equally. CBS Business CBS Corporationread more. The Business THR, Esq.

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Case File: 'Blue Bloods' Star vs. CBS

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Television CBS Blue Bloods BusinessAn ailing Jennifer Esposito blasts the net as "shameful" as attorneys discuss how the Americans with Disabilities Act fits into Hollywood. read more. THR, Esq.

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L.A. Weatherman Sues CBS Stations For Hiring Young, Attractive Women

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Matthew Belloni Kyle Hunter has filed an employment discrimination lawsuit against CBS Broadcasting and its stations KCBS and KCAL. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Television Television

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CBS vs. Dish: Is 'Editorial Independence' Legally Significant?

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The kerfuffle over a CBS subsidiary's "Best of CES Awards" happens less than a year after the company defended the right for CNET to publish articles about P2P software. CBS Tech Dish Network Business

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