NBC Sued for Wrongful Death Following Wheelchair Crash Near 'America's Got Talent' Filming Site

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Television Television THR Online NBC America's Got TalentThe family of a 79-year-old woman claims she died because of injuries caused by crashing her wheelchair while trying to use a disabled access ramp to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. read more. 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 CableA big lawsuit has followed. read more. THR, Esq.

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NBC 'Dateline' Defamation Lawsuit Revived by Appeals Court

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The Business NBC Dateline NBC THR Online THR, Esq. The media company escapes a Fourth Amendment claim, though, after surreptitiously filming a Colorado insurance broker with help from Alabama law enforcement. read more. Television Business

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George Zimmerman Loses Defamation Lawsuit Against NBC

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The Business NBC THR Online THR, Esq. A Florida judge rules the Travyon Martin killer can''t demonstrate the TV network acted with actual malice in handling his 911 call. read more. Television George Zimmerman Business

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NBC, Dish Settle Last of the Lawsuits Over Ad-Skipping DVR

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The Business Business THR Online Dish Network NBCThe parties have reached a settlement that will limit ad-skipping until after 7 days from a show's broadcast airing. read more. THR, Esq.

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NBC Must Defend Conduct in 'To Catch A Predator' Lawsuit Says Judge

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Television Television NBCEriq Gardner A lawsuit brought by a humiliated man suing the network for violating his privacy and inflicting emotional distress continues after a judge refuses to dismiss the case. read more. THR, Esq.

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NBC's 'Timeless' Hit With Copyright Lawsuit

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The suit claims the show is a ripoff of a Spanish series. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online Timeless

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NBC Internal Investigation Probed Whether 'Biggest Loser' Contestants Were Given Drugs

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NBC is now fighting a subpoena from Rupert Murdoch's New York Post over a TV series that appears to have been cancelled without any official notice. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

Is NBC in Legal Trouble Over Ray Romano's Character Name on 'Parenthood'?

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NBC THR, Esq. A short history of disputes involving character names allegedly ripped from real-life people and businesses, from "George Costanza" to the newest claim over "Hank Rizzoli." read more. Ray Romano Television Parenthood

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'The Office' and 'West Wing' Reboots Could Happen, NBC's Bob Greenblatt Says

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But a 'Friends' or 'Seinfeld' revival will never happen, the NBC Entertainment chairman said Wednesday at THR's Power Lawyers breakfast, during which he noted the network is toying with direct-to-consumer content. read more. THR, Esq. Live Feed Television Television THR Online Bob Greenblatt The Office The West Wing

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Conan targets NBC lawyers in tour opener

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Given the attorney hours spent negotiating Conan O'Brien's exit from NBC, we're not shocked that his "Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television" tour started with a bunch of potshots at NBC and its lawyers. THR's Erik Pedersen was there.

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The Racism Virus: Anti-Asian Attacks Surge | NBC News NOW

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NBC Universal Accused of Million-Dollar 'Harry Potter' Font Theft

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million lawsuit against NBC Universal over Harry Potter merchandise might be a sign of future lawsuits. Eriq Gardner A $1.5 read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies Business

Klugman, NBC Universal settle 'Quincy' profits lawsuit

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By Matthew Belloni Actor Jack Klugman has resolved his multi-million dollar lawsuit against NBC Universal over profits from the classic drama "Quincy, M.E." Terms were not disclosed, and Klugman's lawyer Neville Johnson tells us only that "the issues have been.

NBC SUES "LAW & ORDER" CREATOR

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NBC filed a lawsuit on Friday, January 25, 2008 against the creator and executive producer of its three "Law & Order" series, Dick Wolf. The lawsuit reveals a dispute between Wolf and NBC over the terms of his contracts for the three highly successful programs and seeks the court's intervention to interpret -- or reform -- the agreement between the parties. NBC disputes that interpretation.

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Judge Won't Stop Time Warner Cable from Retransmitting 'Distant' CBS, NBC Signals

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The Business NBC THR, Esq. Nexstar Broadcasting fails to convince a judge that its carriage agreement with TWC limits its local stations to local markets only. read more. Television CBS Time Warner Cable Business

Many Americans Anxiously Await Covid Relief | NBC Nightly News

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Putin directly involved in US election hacking: NBC News | MSNBC

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Putin directly involved in US election hacking: NBC News | MSNBC

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Details Released on Homeowner Shot by Police - NBC News.com

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Details Released on Homeowner Shot by Police - NBC News.com

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Judge Rules Out Defamation Lawsuit Against NBC

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A Florida trial court judge has granted NBC''s motion to dismiss in a defamation lawsuit George Zimmerman filed against the network nearly two years ago, holding that Mr. Zimmerman is a limited purpose public figure, and would have to demonstrate

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TV Networks Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Over NFL Rights Deals

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Plaintiffs say that CBS, NBC, Fox and ESPN are harming competition in the pro-football marketplace. The Business Television Business THR Online CBS DirecTV ESPN NBC NFL Sportsread more. THR, Esq.

Supermodel Beverly Johnson Claims Bill Cosby Drugged Her - NBC News.com

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Supermodel Beverly Johnson Claims Bill Cosby Drugged Her - NBC News.com

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Regulatory Review of Proposed NBC-Comcast Deal Begins

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The pending deal between NBC Universal and Comcast has found an unlikely opponent in former NBC-funnyman-turned-Senator, Al Franken (D-Minn.). owning 49 percent of NBC Universal. Pointing to NBC’s recent late night debacle , Rep. quipped, “to my friends at NBC: I have an opening for a constituent humorist specialist. Further, that the new Comcast-NBC Universal team could block smaller competitors from content in the online space.

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NBC's "Mad Men" Parody Premature

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From the Hollywood Reporter: NBC, which is hosting the Emmys, yanked its "Mad Men" parodies featuring Jimmy Fallon and Christina Hendricks after other networks cried foul. NBC had prepared three clips but only one aired; the network also showed the

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Q&A: NBC Universal general counsel Rick Cotton

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By Georg Szalai As executive vp and general counsel of NBC Universal, Rick Cotton oversees the company¹s legal department, as well as its global regulatory and legislative agenda. But he's also making a name for himself as a leader in.

Bill Cosby Countersues Accusers For Defamation, Interference With NBC, Netflix Deals

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It's the rare mention of the comedian's shelved NBC sitcom and Netflix special in the legal drama ensuing from the sexual assault allegations against him. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online Bill Cosby

Highlights From First Night Of 2020 DNC | NBC News

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GE, Comcast and NBC

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Two New York Times articles on the GE/Comcast NBC deal and its implications, here and here

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Fauci Spars With Sen. Rand Paul Over Origins Of Covid-19 | NBC News

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U.S. Justice Dept. Files Brief Rejecting LGBTQ Workplace Protections - NBC News

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Files Brief Rejecting LGBTQ Workplace Protections - NBC NewsJustice Dept.

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Conan/Leno madness: the legal case for NBC

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Now let's move on to NBC's case for moving him to 12:05, which, we noted, could be just as strong as. By Matthew Belloni Earlier we laid out the legal argument for Conan O'Brien keeping "The Tonight Show" at 11:35.

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TV Networks vs. Dish's AutoHop: Fox Appeals, NBC Wins Round

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Meanwhile, NBC keeps its battle in California. Fox follows through on promise by filing appeal to the 9th Circuit over denial of an injunction. read more. The Business THR, Esq. Television Tech Business

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'Timeless' Lawsuit Quietly Disappears

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Television Television Business THR Online NBC TimelessA Spanish producer had claimed the series was a copycat. read more. THR, Esq.

Robert Mugabe, world's oldest leader, finally resigns one week after coup - NBC News - Yeah!

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Robert Mugabe, world's oldest leader, finally resigns one week after coup - NBC News

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Can 'America's Got Talent' Host Nick Cannon Avoid an NBC Legal Fight?

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"They probably never thought he would go public and resign," says attorney Richard Marks. "I I don’t think that they wanted to fire him." read more. THR, Esq. Live Feed Television Television THR Online Nick Cannon America's Got Talent

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Charlottesville City Council Meeting Erupts Over White Nationalist Rally - NBC News

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Charlottesville City Council Meeting Erupts Over White Nationalist Rally - NBC News

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NSA McMaster on Charlottesville: 'Of Course It Was Terrorism' - NBC News

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NSA McMaster on Charlottesville: 'Of Course It Was Terrorism' - NBC News

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NBC Universal Writers Pen Letter of Support for Comcast Writers

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The letter also asserts Comcast CEO promised at Congressional hearing “‘to continue the good relations with the guilds and with the unions that NBC Universal has.’” The WGA’s effort to represent Comcast writers is heating up. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. Watch for my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” due out next month. Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too.

CBO: GOP Health Care Plan Would Leave 23 Million Uninsured - NBC News

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CBO: GOP Health Care Plan Would Leave 23 Million Uninsured - NBC News " (Via.).

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University of Cincinnati Police Officer Indicted for Murder in Death of Samuel Dubose - NBC News

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University of Cincinnati Police Officer Indicted for Murder in Death of Samuel Dubose - NBC News

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Megyn Kelly Out At NBC's 'Today' Show, Source Says : NPR. Megyn Kelly Out At NBC's 'Today' Show, Source Says : NPR. MSNBC should have not hired this ignorant racist in the first place. "Over the past two days, Kelly has unsuccessfully sought to contain the damage from several statements she made on her hour on Today defending the desire of white people to dress up in blackface costume for Halloween."

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Megyn Kelly Out At NBC's 'Today' Show, Source Says : NPR

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'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends the Free Press - NBC News

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That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends the Free Press - NBC News

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Christian Taylor, Texas Teen Killed By Cop, Tweeted: 'I Don't Wanna Die Too Young' - NBC News

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Christian Taylor, Texas Teen Killed By Cop, Tweeted: 'I Don't Wanna Die Too Young' - NBC News

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