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. Television Television THR Online nsfsread 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. Business Television Business THR Online

CBS Can't Stop Shari Redstone from Interfering With Key Board Meeting

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In a struggle over power, and with the possible fate of would-be merger between CBS and Viacom on the line, Redstone scores the first big win in CBS' audacious lawsuit. Television Television Business THR Online

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. Television Television THR Onlineread more. THR, Esq.

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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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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. Business Television Business THR Online

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Chuck Norris Hits CBS, Sony With $30M Suit Over 'Walker, Texas Ranger' Profits

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Television Television THR Online Chuck NorrisThe actor says he hasn't been paid a penny of the show's SVOD revenue. read more. 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.

Lawsuit Contends CBS Doesn't Own Term Coined by 'I Love Lucy' Stars

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Business Television Business THR OnlineThe trademark fight concerns "Desilu." read more. THR, Esq.

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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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 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

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. Television Television 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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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.

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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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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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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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Agent of 'Hawaii Five-O' Creator Sues CBS to Invalidate Reboot Deal (Exclusive)

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George Litto wants CBS to be paying a much bigger back-end to profit participants under an agreement for the original series made nearly 40 years ago. Television CBS Hawaii Five-0 Business

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 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 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, Paramount Settle Lawsuit Over 'Star Trek' Fan Film

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The Business Movies Television Business THR OnlineA deal comes as the the studios were prepared to head to an unexplored copyright galaxy at trial on Jan. read more. THR, Esq.

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 Corp. Names Larry Tu as Chief Legal Officer

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Television Business CBS Corporation The former Dell general counsel will be replacing Louis Briskman, who is retiring. read more. Hirings-firings The Business THR Online THR, Esq.

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CBS Allowed to Pursue 'Glass House' Producers in Arbitration (Exclusive)

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Big Brother Television CBS ABC BusinessA judge has dismissed a demand that the network be enjoined from arbitrating claims that ex-'Big Brother' producers violated trade secrets by creating an alleged copycat show. read more. The Business THR, Esq.

TWC to FCC: CBS Should Have Made Offer Without Showtime

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Television CBS Time Warner Cable Business In a letter to the FCC on Friday, the cable distributor takes the network to task for "coercive bundling" and for cutting off CBS.com from its broadband subscribers. read more. The Business THR, Esq.

'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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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. Television Television

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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CBS Asks New York Court to Dismiss Aereo's Lawsuit

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In litigation over Aereo''s expansion, lawyers for CBS say the words "we will sue" doesn''t amount to a "concrete promise" to do just that around the nation. Television CBS Barry Diller Tech Business

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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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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.

TWC Wanted CBS to Make Offer Without Showtime

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Television CBS Time Warner Cable Business In a letter to the FCC on Friday, the cable distributor takes the network to task for "coercive bundling" and for cutting off CBS.com from its broadband subscribers. read more. The Business THR, Esq.

Alki David, CBS Trade Barbs After Contempt Ruling

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Television CBS Business After a judge says FilmOn violated an injunction and a settlement agreement, Alki David accuses the TV networks of lying to the judge. read more. The Business THR, Esq.

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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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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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'NCIS' Creator's 'Severe Brain Condition' Becomes Issue in CBS Lawsuit (Exclusive)

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Television CBS BusinessUPDATED: In a dispute over whether "NCIS: Los Angeles" is a spinoff, Donald Bellisario's lawyers slam the network for seeking medical records to "harass and embarrass him." read more. NCIS: Los Angeles THR, Esq.

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CBS Seeks to Use 'NCIS' Creator's 'Severe Brain Condition' as Leverage in Lawsuit (Exclusive)

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Television CBS BusinessIn a dispute over whether "NCIS: Los Angeles" is a spinoff, Donald Bellisario's lawyers slam the network for seeking medical records to "harass and embarrass him." read more. NCIS: Los Angeles THR, Esq.

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'Glass House' Producers Sue CBS Claiming Campaign of Harassment

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Big Brother Television CBS ABC BusinessThree executives behind the failed ABC reality show accuse the rival "Big Brother" network of a "litigation equivalent of war." read more. THR, Esq.

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