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Check out the latest in entertainment news. By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter An appellate ruling could be a good sign for broadcasters as they fight in court with college athletes. On Wednesday, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed ESPN’s victory in a legal dispute with Steve “Wild Thing” Ray, who wrestled professionally in […]

By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter The broadcaster takes preemptive action after being sent multimillion-dollar demands from Empire Distribution Inc. In response to a demand that it pay $5 million and cast several artists in the hit TV series Empire, Fox filed a trademark lawsuit on Monday seeking a declaration that it has every right to […]

By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter Stephanie Counts and Shari Gold claim copyright infringement on a work shopped through WME. A judge has ruled that a rewrite of a lawsuit against 21st Century Fox over the sitcom New Girl should survive a motion to dismiss. The complaint comes from Stephanie Counts and Shari Gold, who allege […]

By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter Negotiations over Fox News appear to have paved the path to a breakthrough that will put off a high-stakes trial scheduled for next month. With about a month to go until a trial, Fox Broadcasting and Dish Network have requested that a California federal judge pause litigation over the […]

Phil W. Hudson, Atlanta Business Chronicle Bounce TV gained the television rights to four shows in individual, multi-year licensing agreements. The Marietta, Ga.-based broadcast television network said it acquired 72 episodes of ‘Roc’ and 90 episodes of ‘The Parent ‘Hood‘ from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution; 144 episodes of A’ Different World’ from Carsey-Werner Distribution and […]

By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter A memorandum to dismiss raises the prospect of a telecast where players can never get criticized by commentators In an effort to dismiss a proposed class action, ESPN, CBS, Fox, ABC and NBC have outlined what would happen if a Tennessee federal judge allows college athletes to assert publicity […]

By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter Ten African-American contestants contended that their disqualifications occurred out of racial animus Fox Broadcasting, Fremantle and executive producer Nigel Lythgoe have prevailed over 10 former contestants on American Idol who alleged they were the victims of racial discrimination in the way they were disqualified. The lawsuit was brought in […]