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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 63-page ruling largely favors Dish on the copyright front, Fox on the contract side. Fox Broadcasting and Dish Network are optimistic about a settlement in the nearly three-year-old lawsuit over the satcaster’s DVR technologies, but U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee has decided that it would be best to release […]

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 […]

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 […]