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Project Runway stalled by ruling

A preliminary injunction was ordered against the Weinstein Co. by the New York Supreme Court, stopping the company from taking Project Runway to Lifetime. NBC Universal filed the lawsuit against the Weinstein Co. when it made a reported $150 million deal with Lifetime to take the show. Weinstein Co. intends to appeal the decision and the parties will return to court on October 15.
September 30, 2008

A preliminary injunction was ordered against the Weinstein Co. by the New York Supreme Court, stopping the company from taking Project Runway to Lifetime. NBC Universal filed the lawsuit against the Weinstein Co. when it made a reported $150 million deal with Lifetime to take the show. Weinstein Co. intends to appeal the decision and the parties will return to court on October 15.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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