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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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

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 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: 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. 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. Television Television THR Onlineread more. THR, Esq.

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

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

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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. Business Television Business THR OnlineForget Ambien. read more. THR, Esq.

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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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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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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

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.

CBS News Accused of "Sexist Double Standards" in Discrimination Dispute

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Television Television THR OnlineAn ex-employee suing the network also claims it allowed emails relevant to her complaints to "disappear." read more. THR, Esq.

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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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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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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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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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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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'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 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 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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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 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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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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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

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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 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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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.

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, 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 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' 'Let's Make A Deal' Sued for Allegedly Not Providing Access to Disabled People

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Television Television Business CBS FremantleMediaEriq Gardner Two disabled individuals share their "embarrassment" from having to navigate their wheelchairs across busy streets and up slippery ramps in an effort to get on the long-running game show. read more. THR, Esq.

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CBS Beats New York's Naked Cowboy in 'Bold and the Beautiful' Lawsuit

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Television Television Business CBSEriq Gardner Plaintiff Robert Burck claimed that a character on the daytime soap who also performed guitar in briefs confused consumers and tarnished his brand. read more. 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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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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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

'Happy Days' Cast Suffers Setback in $10 Million Lawsuit Against CBS

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Television Television CBS Happy DaysMatthew Belloni A judge dismisses a fraud claim brought by Marion Ross, Don Most, Anson Williams, Erin Moran and the widow of Tom Bosley over merchandising revenue from the hit show read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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CBS, Sony Knock Out Soap Actress Victoria Rowell's Retaliation Complaint

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Television Television Business THR OnlineShe hasn't convinced a judge that not being rehired on 'Young and the Restless' amounts to retaliation. read more. THR, Esq.

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