Ruling Doubles Don Johnson’s ‘Nash Bridges’ Award

Don Johnson (AP Photo/Rene Macura)

Don Johnson (AP Photo/Rene Macura)

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles judge’s ruling has more than doubled Don Johnson’s jury award for profits from the TV series ‘Nash Bridges‘ to more than $51 million.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Stern ruled that the actor is due more than $28 million in interest from the show.

The ruling comes two months after a jury determined that Johnson, who owned half the copyright to the series, was owed $23.2 million in profits.

‘Nash Bridges’ aired for six seasons on CBS. Johnson sued three firms, including Rysher Entertainment, in February 2009 to recoup profits he claimed were withheld.

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Rysher’s attorney, Bart H. Williams, did not immediately return a message seeking comment Wednesday. He has said the initial jury verdict would be appealed.

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