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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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.

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

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.

'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.

John Kasich, Lindsey Graham Demand Free Time on NBC

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The Republicans say that Donald Trump's appearance on Saturday Night Live entitles them to equal opportunity per an FCC rule. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

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Fox, CBS, NBC Sue Dish Network Over AutoHop Ad-Skipper

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Matthew Belloni UPDATED: Dish also files suit in New York against all four broadcast networks. At issue is PrimeTime Anytime, a service that allows consumers to skip television ads. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Television Television

Donald Trump Talks NBC-Univision "Collusion" in Amended Lawsuit

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The 'Saturday Night Live' host also reveals that he retained the right to sue Univision in his deal to sell Miss Universe. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

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NBC Affiliates File "Equal Time" Notices for Donald Trump's 'SNL' Appearance

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Will other Republican presidential candidates seek more than 12 minutes of free air time? read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online Donald Trump Saturday Night Live Politics

CBS, Fox, NBC, ESPN Escape Antitrust Lawsuit Over NFL Broadcast Deals

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The outcome of a now consolidated complaint against the NFL and DirecTV will nonetheless be impactful to TV networks. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Lawyers Say Weight Loss Class Action Against NBC Would Be a Big Loser

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A former contestant on 'The Biggest Loser' claims the reality show ruined her life and her health and has threatened to file a class action lawsuit against the show. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television 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

Fox News Gets Support From CNN, NBC and CBS in Lawsuit Against TVEyes

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An important copyright dispute breeds strange bedfellows as a couple of TVEyes' own customers decide to argue the limitations of fair use. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

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.

Ari Emanuel Sends Legal Letter to NBC Over Brian Williams Interview

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The WME co-CEO appeared with his brothers Rahm and Ezekiel on a Friday "Rock Center" segment. read more. Brian Williams Ari Emanuel THR, Esq. Television Live Feed

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Hollywood Docket: Challenge to BitTorrent litigation; NBC affiliates want sports; Lindsay 'milkaholic' suit update

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Ars Technica] NBC affiliates have. A judge handling one of the lawsuits targeting thousands of alleged BitTorrent pirates wants to hear more arguments over whether joining a massive amount of "John Does" at once is proper under federal civil procedure.

CBS Sues Writer of NBC's 'The Firm' Claiming Show Was Stolen (Exclusive)

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Matthew Belloni A nasty legal fued has broken out over the upcoming TV series based on characters in John Grisham’s seminal legal thriller. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television The Firm

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Fox, NBC Agree to End 'American Idol,' 'Deal or No Deal' Lotteries

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edit@hollywoodreporter.com (Eriq Gardner) The settlement includes five-year injunction and millions of dollars in pay-outs to contestants and the class action lawyers. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Business

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Andy Samberg, NBC Sued Over 'Saturday Night Live' Sketch Featuring Rihanna (Video)

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Eriq Gardner A St. Louis production duo are claiming "SNL" stole material for two sketches, including the Emmy Award-nominated short, "Shy Ronnie," featuring Andy Samberg and Rihanna. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Music Andy Samberg Rihanna Saturday Night Live

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NBC, Tina Fey Address Tracy Morgan's Anti-Gay Remarks

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From the Hollywood Reporter: Both NBC and Tina Fey, the executive producer of "30 Rock", have apologized for Tracy Morgan's recent anti-gay remarks. The network's Robert Greenblatt said that while NBC recognizes talent's right to express itself, the network does

'Dateline: To Catch a Predator' Case Ends in Acquittal

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THR staff Joseph Roisman had been charged with for lewd and lascivious conduct with a minor as part of a sex-crime sting captured by NBC cameras in 2006. Television Television Dateline NBC

Jay Leno Sued Over Mitt Romney Joke by Religious Group

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Television Television Jay Leno Miley Cyrus Mitt Romney NBC The Tonight ShowEriq Gardner The "Tonight" show host joked that the GOP presidential contender vacationed at a holy shrine in India. read more. THR, Esq.

KNBC Sports Reporter Wins Pay Dispute with Lawyer

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The Business Sports NBC THR, Esq. The California Labor Commissioner invalidates a deal between Mario Solis and his former attorney. read more. Television Labor Business

Ex-'Law & Order' Staffer Sues NBC Universal Claiming Sex Bias

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Colorist Charlotte Grau seeks more than $5 million for allegedly being fired when she complained about mistreatment and took leave to fight breast cancer read more. The Business THR, Esq. Television

'Timeless' Lawsuit Survives Motion to Dismiss

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While copyright plaintiffs often don't clear this legal hurdle, the ruling isn't all bad news for Sony and NBC. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online Timeless

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TV's Top Showrunners Make a Play for Digital Ad Revenue and Hulu Profits (Exclusive)

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The Business Television Business Amazon.com CBS Hulu NBC Netflix 2 Broke Girls Modern FamilyAs online streaming of hit shows gets more lucrative for networks and studios, one lawyer is attempting to pry loose meaningful participation for creators. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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Lawyers Say Weight Loss Class Action Against NBC Would Be a Big Loser

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A former contestant on 'The Biggest Loser' claims the reality show ruined her life and her health and has threatened to file a class action lawsuit against the show. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

Court Ruling Clears Way for NBC Universal to Stand Trial Over Alleged 'Ghost Hunters' Theft

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Eriq Gardner Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reverses decision in case involving Syfy reality show. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Business

Golden Globes Trial: Witness List Includes CBS' Les Moonves, NBC's Marc Graboff, and Dick Clark

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Eriq Gardner Assuming a judge doesn't decide the case on summary judgement, a dispute between HFPA and DCP may feature some Hollywood industry heavyweights. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Business Dick Clark Productions Les Moonves

What Does Donald Trump's 'SNL' Appearance Mean for the FCC's "Equal Time" Rule?

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NBC could be put in a tough spot from one of Trump's rivals. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

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Broadcasters Settle Copyright Dispute With FilmOn

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The development occurs after CBS, Fox, and NBC score a March victory at one appellate circuit with other decisions loomings. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Tech Business THR Online

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NBC Gets Victory Over 'Today Show' Bomb Segment at Appeals Court

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A manufacturer of exploding rifle targets can't revive a defamation lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

Hollywood Docket: Pixar, Lucasfilm Settlement; Zimmerman v. NBC; 'Madden Football' Trial

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A roundup of entertainment law news including Katy Perry''s settlement with a sponsor and actress Sally Kirkland suing over a tumble at an award show. read more. The Business Trayvon Martin THR, Esq. Lucasfilm George Zimmerman Business

Hollywood Docket: Oksana Baiul v. NBC; 'Deer Hunter' Oscar; Joe Pesci's Lawsuit

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Famous figure skater sues over an event that never happened. Plus, four new settlements in Hollywood. read more. The Business THR, Esq. Business

NBC Politics - North Carolina OKs constitutional same-sex marriage ban

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NBC Politics - North Carolina OKs constitutional same-sex marriage ban The forces of ignorance and bigotry won a temporary victory tonight. John H. Armwood

Obama on FBI, Politics - NBC News

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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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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

How a Lawyer Got Out of His $1 Million 'Challenge' on NBC's 'Dateline' (Exclusive)

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In 2006, James Mason seemingly offered money to anybody watching the TV news magazine show who could prove it was possible to travel from Atlanta''s busy airport to a hotel in 28 minutes. This week, a years-old legal dispute came to a conclusion. read more. THR Online THR, Esq. Television Business

NBC News Exclusive: Obama Warned Trump Against Hiring Flynn | MSNBC

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