The producers of “Smallville” have reached a settlement with Warner Bros. in a vertical integration suit that claimed that the studio was low-balling the fees it was charging to license the show to…
A federal appellate court has denied the Walt Disney Co.'s request that it rehear and review a $320 million jury verdict in favor of Celador Intl. over the profits from "Who Wants to Be a…
A federal appellate court has denied the Walt Disney Co.'s request that it rehear An review a $320 million jury verdict in favor of Celador Intl. over the profits from "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
For many in the entertainment legal community, particularly those who have taken on the studios over profit participation, the jury's decision reinforced their ideas about Hollywood accounting.
A federal appellate panel refused the Walt Disney Company's effort to reverse a jury's $269 million award to British production company Celador Intl. in a dispute over profits from "Who Wants to Be a…
With TV formats booming on both sides of the Atlantic, the legally tricky matter of protecting them is more and more vital. Disagreements on copyright and rights are increasing, and in different…
The shadowy world of illegal immigrants living in Britain is dramatically presented in "Dirty Pretty Things," an intelligent and extremely well-made romantic drama that tells an intriguing story with…
The gameshow boomlet inspired by the success of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" doesn't seem to be in jeopardy of slowing down anytime soon, with CBS the latest net to announce a copycat quizzer.