Judge Valerie Baker Fairbank, who was to hear the case, is ill and the trial has been transferred to another judge.
The HFPA claims DCP and its parent company Red Zone surreptitiously renegotiated its television contract with NBC without its consent or authorization. Consequently it says the agreement is invalid.
For its part, DCP contends that its contract stipulates that it could negotiate the television rights to the Golden Globes.
|3rd September 2011,|