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Disney to appeal $319 million Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Lawsuit Judgement

Last July a jury ruled against Disney and for Celador International in a case that was billed as a defeat of Hollywood style studio accounting. Disney maintains that they did not owe Celador a share of the profits in Who … Continue reading

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Disney loses bid for new trial in Millionaire case, will appeal

The federal judge in the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire case has again ruled against Disney in the case brought against them by Celador. No new trial will be granted. Should Disney lose an expected appeal, they will owe … Continue reading

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Disney loses $270 Million Millionaire case, will appeal (duh!)

The Walt Disney Company was unable to convince a jury that it’s convoluted accounting practices that strips the profit from any production was just the way of doing business. The result is that they now owe British production company Celedor … Continue reading

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Millioniare could cost Disney

The LA Times takes a closer look at the Hollywood accounting practices and legal contract doctrine that might leave Disney on the hook for millions of dollars when it comes to profits it should have paid out to the creator … Continue reading

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Who Wants to Be A Millionaire Trial goes to Jury

I haven’t been giving this much ink here, but for the last 6 years there has been a trial underway questioning ABC/Disney’s management of the ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ TV game show and how much of the profits … Continue reading

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