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HFPA LOSES GOLDEN GLOBES SUIT AGAINST DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS

May 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Where was Ricky Gervais when you really needed him? On Monday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association lost its lawsuit against Dick Clark Productions, which, it claimed, had no right to peddle the Golden Globes awards show to NBC and negotiate a deal with the network without its approval. DCP is widely credited with building the […]

GLOBES TRIAL ENDS

February 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Testimony ended on Tuesday in the contentious court battle between the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and Dick Clark Productions, the longtime producer of the HFPA’s Golden Globes Awards on NBC. In its lawsuit against DCP, the HFPA contends that the production company did not have its approval to negotiate a new contract with NBC and […]

CBS’S MOONVES WOULD HAVE PAID MORE THAN NBC FOR GLOBES

February 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

In a court filing, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has submitted a transcript of a deposition by CBS Chairman Les Moonves in which he said that he had informed HFPA President Philip Berk that he was prepared to pay $25 million over five years for rights to the Golden Globes Awards. “It was an opening […]

HFPA, DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS IN BITTER FALLING-OUT

November 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In a rather bitter falling-out, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has filed a federal lawsuit accusing Dick Clark Productions of trying to misappropriate the rights to the annual Golden Globes Awards show. The HFPA, which has long partnered with Clark’s company in the production of the Golden Globes, claims in its lawsuit that Clark recently […]