Investor Group Buying Dick Clark Productions

NEW YORK (AP) — Dick Clark Productions, which produces TV programs including “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” and the Golden Globe Awards, is being sold to a group including investment firm Guggenheim Partners. Financial terms were not disclosed. Selling Dick Clark Productions is private equity firm RedZone Capital Management, owned by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder. […]

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Judge Says Trial Needed To Resolve Globes Dispute

By ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — A trial is needed to determine whether the longtime producer of the Golden Globe Awards had the rights to negotiate a deal keeping the glitzy awards show on NBC through 2018, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Valerie Baker Fairbank issued two rulings in […]

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Arguments Begin in Golden Globes Broadcast Dispute

By ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — The longtime producers of the Golden Globe Awards say the organizers of the glitzy awards gala waited too long to challenge an agreement they claim grants them perpetual rights to work on the show. Brad Phillips, an attorney for dick clark productions, asked a federal judge […]

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Golden Globes Pick Mid-January Date For Award Show

LOS ANGELES – The 2012 Golden Globe Awards will be presented on Jan. 15, but which network will air the star-studded presentation is still an open question for a federal judge to decide. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the date on Thursday without mentioning a specific broadcaster. The group is locked in a battle […]

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Globes Producer Says Company Is Reason Show Is A Hit

By Anthony McCartney, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES – The longtime producer of the Golden Globe Awards has asked a federal judge to uphold its broadcast deal with NBC, arguing that it helped restore the show’s reputation after a scandal in the early 1980s. Dick Clark Productions and the show’s organizers, the Hollywood Foreign Press […]

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