Judge: Golden Globes Broadcast Deal with NBC is Valid

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that producers of the Golden Globe Awards acted properly when they negotiated a deal keeping the glitzy gala on NBC through 2018. U.S. District Judge A. Howard Matz’s 89-page ruling states that the production company, dick clark productions, has a right to negotiate the deal and […]

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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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Indie Film Club: 7 Questions With ‘The Kids Are All Right’ Director Lisa Cholodenko

XFINIITY On Demand Indie Film Club Spotlight: Lisa Cholodenko has made only three films, but they’ve cast her as one of the most compelling filmmakers in the independent landscape. Her work is notable for its richly drawn investigations into the lives of complex women dealing with life’s big issues: sex, love, friendship and family, as […]

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Ricky Gervais Back as Golden Globes Host

BY: MIKE CIDONI LOS ANGELES – Ricky Gervais says he agreed to do a second turn as host of Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards because he wants “to do a proper job this time.” “I don’t think I went far enough,” continues the comic actor-director-writer-producer. “Obviously not, because they invited me back. So, I’m going to […]

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