NBC Beats Writer Who Sued Over ‘My Name Is Earl’

By Eriq Gardner LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – NBC has prevailed in a lawsuit brought by a writer who claimed that the network stole a screenplay to create the hit series “My Name is Earl.” Mark Gable sued NBC Universal in 2008, claiming the network took copyrighted elements from his screenplay “Karma” to create “Earl,” […]

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At Long Last: ‘Gilligan’s Island: The Movie’

You may be wondering why this didn’t happen in they heyday of sitcom movies like Bewitched, McHale’s Navy, Sgt. Bilko, The Beverly Hillbillies and The Brady Bunch, but better late than never. On the heels of the success of Get Smart, Gilligan’s Island creator Sherwood Schwartz is executive producing a new movie version of the […]

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