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NBCUniversal slapped with new lawsuit in ‘Ghost Hunters’ dispute

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There’s nothing paranormal about this case, but a pair of producers are nonetheless continuing their hunt for compensation, alleging NBCUniversal stole their idea for the network’s long-running Ghost Hunters franchise.

Parapsychologist Larry Montz and publicist Daena Smoller, who first sued the network five years ago, claim in the new suit, obtained by EW, that the network produced Ghost Hunters

Another carriage dispute has surfaced, this time between the Fox Networks and DirecTV. Fox issued a statement late Thursday that said unless it agrees to DirecTV’s new contract terms, the channels will go dark and subscribers won’t have access to nets like FX, National Geographic, Fox Movie Channel and many regional sports networks beginning Nov. 1.

Fox’s last deal with DirecTV expired at the end of September.

“DirecTV sent us a proposal on Tuesday… Continue reading Not again: DirecTV and Fox Networks locked in carriage dispute now

Ex-member of Swedish pop group ABBA, Anni-Frid Reuss, has been unsuccessful in reclaiming back 4.5 million pounds she claims to have lent to a Buddhist temple. Reuss, 65, was pitted against her former Buddhist teacher, when she brought a bankruptcy order against the company that owned the Yangtorp Qiqong Resort, near Hornby. But a court […] Continue reading Ex-ABBA member loses bankruptcy dispute with Buddhist monk

Former Chelsea football star Claude Makelele and his former girlfriend have filed legal complaints against each other after the two had a violent altercation at his home near Paris. Makelele, 37, presently the captain of Paris-Saint-Germain, the French first division side, told police that the woman, named by police sources as Thandiwae Ojeer, a 35-year-old […] Continue reading Claude Makelele files legal complaint after dispute with ex

The dispute over the ashes of late actor Marlon Brando is still going on, with his ex-wife feuding with a woman who used to date ‘The Godfather’ star’s son. According to TMZ.com, Donna Lopez Geon, who was in a relationship with Brando’s son Christian Brando until he died of pneumonia in 2008, currently has possession […] Continue reading Marlon Brando’s family still in dispute over his ashes