ViacomCBS Sued By A+E Studios Unit Over ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Cancellation

Discrimination Lawsuits Cast Shadow on Prospective ‘Jeopardy!’ Host

Mike Richards is in advanced negotiations to become permanent host of “Jeopardy!” But in what has become a familiar pattern for public figures, older incidents of questionable actions from his past quickly became a hot topic of conversation on social media.

Former ‘Charlie Rose’ Intern Sues Over Non-Pay

HFPA Case Against Dick Clark Prods Going to Trial

Lawyer: ‘Happy Days’ Suit Promps Checks To Cast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Happy Days” cast members who filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit against CBS over merchandise profits have received checks for a small fraction of the amount they say they are owed, their lawyer said Wednesday. Attorney Jon Pfeiffer said the checks received after the case started were between $6,000 and $6,500 for […]

‘Idol’ Creator Sues Fox Over ‘X-Factor’

American Idol creator Simon Fuller sued Fox Broadcasting Co. and Fremantle on Wednesday for an executive producer credit and fees for the upcoming Fox show X Factor. The suit creates an exceedingly awkward situation for Fox, which airs Idol and will debut X Factor in September, and Fremantle, which produces both shows.

CBS TV Sues ‘Firm’ Writer For Stealing Concept

News Corp. Shareholders Sue Over Scandal

A group of institutional investors sued News Corp. on Monday, alleging rampant nepotism and failed corporate governance at the company in the ongoing British phone hacking scandal.

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Former Police Officer Sues WOAI For Defamation

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Ex-KSNV Anchor Manteris Files Discrimination Suit

Bravo: No Merit To ‘Real Housewives Of NJ’ Suit

NEW YORK (AP) – The Bravo network says a Chicago family’s lawsuit against cast members of its “Real Housewives of New Jersey” show is without merit because two family members already have negotiated settlements. The cable television channel issued a statement Tuesday night saying that $25,000 settlements negotiated by Adolfo Arreola and his cousin, Jason […]

Former Tribune Execs Sue Shareholders

A group of former publishers, executives and editors of the Tribune Co. and Times Mirror Co. filed suit Thursday against major shareholders who benefited from the $8.2 billion takeover of the media conglomerate.

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WHBQ Reporter Lee Says Nude Pix Not Her, Sues

‘Mannix’ Star Mike Connors Sues CBS, Paramount

Rosie Perez Sues Producers Of ‘Law & Order: SVU’

NEW YORK (AP) — Academy Award-nominated actress Rosie Perez is suing the producers of television’s “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” alleging she was injured during the filming of a 2009 episode in New York City. Perez says in the lawsuit filed Wednesday that she was “recklessly pulled, grabbed, yanked, wrenched and/or manhandled” during filming […]

Baron Services Suing Media Weather Innovations

Baron Services, a provider of site-specific weather detection and forecasting technologies, announced today that it has filed patent infringement actions against Media Weather Innovations LLC. Media Weather Innovations offers a weather alert service called WeatherCall. The action was filed in the United States District Court of Northern Alabama. Baron Services has a long history in […]

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Editor Sues WABC For $18M, Charges Racial Abuse

‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Actress Sues Barbie Maker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The actress who played Elly May Clampett on the hit television series “The Beverly Hillbillies” is suing toy manufacturer Mattel Inc., claiming the company used her name and likeness for a Barbie doll without her authorization. The federal suit filed Wednesday in Baton Rouge, La., says packaging for the “Elly May” […]

Judge Clears ‘Housewives’ Firing Lawsuit For Trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury should decide whether Nicollette Sheridan’s character was unfairly written out of the hit show “Desperate Housewives,” a judge ruled Tuesday. With the actress looking on, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Allen White tossed a couple of Sheridan’s claims but said there was enough of a dispute about what […]

‘Happy Days’ Cast Sue Over Merchandise Sales

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Members of the “Happy Days” cast sued CBS Corp. on Tuesday, alleging they’re not getting a cut of the money made in sales of DVDs, lunch boxes, board games and other merchandises related to the television show. The plaintiffs named in the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court include Anson […]

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Ex-WHBQ Sports Reporter Files Overtime Lawsuit

Sheen Sued for Interfering With Reality Show

‘Charmed’ Creator Sues CBS Over Profits

Constance M. Burge, the creator of the supernatural drama Charmed has sued CBS Studios claiming she was cheated out of millions of dollars from the long-running series due to faulty accounting.

AP Slapped With Suit Over Bomb Video

A New Jersey video production company whose surveillance cameras captured the bombing of the military recruiter’s station in Times Square in 2008 is suing the Associated Press for selling the footage to other media outlets.

Court OKs HFPA Suit Against Dick Clark Prods.

Blogger: ‘Survivor’ Villian Leaked Results

Survivor villain Russell Hantz has been outed for allegedly leaking secret information about the show that was then posted online. Jim Early, who was sued last year by producer Mark Burnett and CBS, says Hantz was his source for spoiler info about Survivor: Samoa and Heroes vs. Villains — which Early then posted under the screen name “missyae” on survivorsucks.com.

HLN Host Nancy Grace Sued By Former Colleague

Toyota To Pay $10M In Runaway Lexus Crash

The automaker wil pay the money to the family of four people killed in a runaway Lexus crash that led to recalls of millions of its vehicles.

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Rebecca Aguilar Loses Suit Against KDFW

Tribune Creditors Level More Zell Charges

Sam Zell intentionally crippled Tribune Co. and the media giant’s banker, Morgan Stanley, unjustly profited from the caper, creditors of the crippled Chicago company charged in a no-holds-barred lawsuit.

Viacom Set To Appeal In YouTube Case

Viacom says a new wave of digital piracy could threaten the U.S. media business unless federal courts overturn its defeat in a copyright-infringement lawsuit against Google’s YouTube video-sharing site.

Sheen’s NYC Incident Sparks Abuse Claims, Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Roughly a month after a wild night that left a New York hotel room in tatters and sent Charlie Sheen to the hospital, the drama continues. A woman found locked in the bathroom of Sheen’s suite last month said in a nationally televised interview Monday that the actor used racial slurs […]

Lawsuit Against Nancy Grace Dropped