TV

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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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