Jennifer Lopez Company Ex-Exec Sues Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas For Emotional Distress

By | Wednesday August 7, 2013 @ 6:39pm PDT

This time, it’s personal. In May, Brian Schornak filed a breach of contract complaint against Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions that accused Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas of pushing him out of the company. At the time, the former senior producer at JLo’s company didn’t actually cite Goldsmith-Thomas as a defendant, even though most of his complaint was about her behavior and treatment of him. Today that changed. On Wednesday, Schornak filed a new complaint (read it here) against the former manager and producer in LA Superior Court for damages over intentional infliction of emotional distress. “Plaintiff seeks to impose liability against Elaine for her intentional infliction of emotional distress that no person should endure, and which Elaine has a history of doing in the entertainment industry. Elaine yelled and berated Plaintiff in ways that no person (with human dignity) should be forced to endure,” says the four-page complaint. Calling Goldsmith-Thomas “the manager of Jennifer Lopez,” the complaint requests a jury trial and seeks compensatory and punitive damages as well as interest, legal fees and the usual “such other and further relief as the Court may deem proper.” Of course, today’s filing doesn’t mean the May complaint is dead. Read More »

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Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Sued By Ex-Exec Over Demotion By Goldsmith-Thomas

By | Monday May 13, 2013 @ 8:14pm PDT

A former senior producer at Jennifer Lopez‘s Nuyorican Productions is taking the company to court for breach of contract. In a five-claim complaint filed today in LA Superior Court, Brian Schornak is alleging that he … Read More »

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Jennifer Lopez Developing New ABC Family Series

By | Friday July 6, 2012 @ 12:33pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Lopez is developing an hour-long drama for ABC Family. The so far untitled series is about a lesbian couple who suddenly have their already child heavy household turned upside down when a wayward teenage … Read More »

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AOL Original Programming Push Includes Series From Jennifer Lopez & Mark Burnett

AOL unveiled its slate of original programming today featuring more than 15 Web series targeting specific audience demographics in partnership with the likes of Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions (Tiger Beat Entertainment), Mark Burnett (CliffsNotes Films) and Vuguru (Little Women, Big Cars). Each series will be programmed and distributed across AOL Huffington Post Media Group sites and many will be produced in-house at AOL Studios in Los Angeles and New York; some go live today and others will be rolled out over time. Here’s the slate: Read More »

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Fox Buys Family Dramedy From ‘Ugly Betty’ Creator Silvio Horta And Jennifer Lopez

By | Tuesday September 13, 2011 @ 9:31am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Fox is expanding its relationship with American Idol star Jennifer Lopez to the scripted side. The network has bought a family dramedy project from Ugly Betty creator Silvio … Read More »

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TruTV Orders More ‘South Beach Tow’

By | Tuesday August 30, 2011 @ 8:23am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

TruTV has ordered 13 additional episodes of its new reality series South Beach Tow, from Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Prods and Bodega Pictures. In its first season-to-date, the series about the family-run Tremont Towing has averaged 1.6 million viewers; 834,000 adults … Read More »

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