CBS Settles Royalty Dispute With ‘Happy Days’ Cast

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The CBS television network and several cast members of 1970s hit comedy “Happy Days” reached a settlement in their dispute over royalty payments from sales of merchandise from the show, both parties said on Friday. The agreement requires CBS Corp, which owns the show, and Paramount Pictures, which produced it, to […]

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Court Ruling Makes ‘Happy Days’ For CBS

Cast members of “Happy Days” were essentially told to “Sit on It!” by a California judge. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Allen White threw out claims by cast members of the legendary series that CBS committed fraud by not paying them the proper amount for merchandising sales, according to CNN. The judge ruled in […]

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Lawyer: ‘Happy Days’ Suit Prompted Checks to Cast

By ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — “Happy Days” cast members who filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit against CBS over merchandise profits have received checks for a small fraction of the amount they say they are owed, their lawyer said Wednesday. Attorney Jon Pfeiffer said the checks received after the case started were […]

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‘Happy Days’ Actors Sue Over Merchandising Revenue

By Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters LOS ANGELES — Actors from the TV comedy “Happy Days” filed a $10 million lawsuit against CBS and Paramount on Tuesday over profits from merchandising on everything from casino slot machines to T-shirts. Anson Williams, Marion Ross, Don Most and Erin Moran — who all appeared on the 1974-1984 show — […]

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‘Happy Days’ Dad Tom Bosley Dies At Age 83

Tom Bosley, who was well-known to TV fans from his turns on ‘Happy Days,’ ‘Murder, She Wrote‘ and ‘The Father Dowling Mysteries,’ died at his home in Palm Springs early Tuesday morning. He was 83. Bosley’s agent, Sheryl Abrams, told the Associated Press the actor died of natural causes, and had been battling lung cancer. […]

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“3 Charlie’s 3 Angels” To Add Rihanna?

Yes, no matter what the sequel is, I will always make the bad 2 Fast 2 Furious joke about it. Get used to it, because you’ll never convince me it ain’t funny. Anyway, word is that Charlie’s Angels producers Drew Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen are spitballing ideas for a third installment in their franchise, despite […]

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