Dick Clark Prods.’ Motion To Dismiss HFPA’s Golden Globes Lawsuit Denied

Nellie Andreeva

The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. and Dick Clark Prods.’ legal battle over the Golden Globes may be headed to court. Today, a federal judge denied DCP’s motion to dismiss HFPA’s Nov. 17 complaint against the longtime producer of the Golden … Read More »

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HFPA Hits Back At Dick Clark Prods. For Trying To Dismiss Golden Globes Lawsuit

Nellie Andreeva

Lawyers for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association late last night filed a scathing response to dick clark prods. and Red Zone Capital Partners’ motion to dismiss HFPA’s Nov. 17 complaint against the long-time producer of the Golden Globes and its new owner. The 25-page opposition, filed in federal court, hits back at dcp’s argument that the two sides’ agreement allowed it to negotiate a new license deal with NBC. “dcp’s new owners had seized on a six-word sentence fragment and given it a brand new interpretation, completely at odds with the parties’ mutually shared understanding of the entire sentence and contract, dcp’s prior representations, and decades of the parties’ course of conduct,” the new filing reads. The clause in question is part of a 1993 amendment: Read More »

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HFPA: Next Year’s Golden Globes Will Go On “With Or Without” Dick Clark Prods.

This statement comes from the HFPA, which is responding to reports today that say legal wranglings will prevent next year’s Golden Globes from taking place.

“Regardless of the legal proceedings with Red Zone and Dick Clark Productions, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

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