Patrickoneil.com ®
Entertainment News
Entertainment News Headlines are automatically updated constantly as they break.
Custom Search
Essential for Mac Users - Go Pro
Share
Home  |  Top  |   Site Map  |   About Us  |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms and Conditions   |   Our Governance  |     Feedback     |   Contact Us    |    FAQ    |    President's Credentials 

Media Room  |   Advertising  | Consumer Guide  |   The Bargain Center  |  Breaking US & World News  |   Breaking Sports News  |  Articles on Goods  |  Radio   |   Podcasts

Copyright © 2002-2018 Patrick O'Neil Media Network Inc. - Economically promotes businesses online, on Radio and on Television stations in U.S.A.

                           

Custom Search

deadline | Friday February 2, 2018
Chuck Norris Sues CBS & Sony TV For $30M Over ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ Profits
CBS and Sony Pictures Television are facing a $30 million breach-of-contract lawsuit for allegedly failing to pay agreed-upon profits from the hit 1990s series Walker, Texas Ranger to its star Chuck Norris. The lawsuit (read it here), filed Tuesday by Norris’ Top Kick Productions in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleges that CBS has failed to pay Norris via Top Kick, 23% “of the profits earned from any, and all, exploitation of Walker,” effective when CBS agreed to become the primary distributor of the series. “Instead, CBS and Sony materially breached the contractual duties they owed to Mr. Norris and his company Top Kick,” the lawsuit alleges. “Specifically, the Defendants have consciously sought to market, sell and distribute Walker in ways that are designed to collect significant fees and revenues from the ongoing exploitation of Walker but without having to honor or pay Top Kick, and to instead materially breach the 23 Percent Profit Clause.” In the suit, Top Kick alleges that “CBS was among the networks that were fully aware of Chuck Norris’ success, history, brand and image, which resulted in CBS agreeing to become the primary distributor of Walker.”...Read more

Alibris: Books, Music, & Movies