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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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