The HFPA claims that Dick Clark Productions signed a long-term agreement with NBC without its consent. DCP claims that none is needed under the terms of its contract with the organisation.
The non-jury trial, which is expected to last about two weeks, was due to begin in September but was postponed after the original judge withdrew for health reasons. To streamline the process Judge Howard Matz will allow each side to present their witness’s testimony in writing but still be cross-examined.
|2nd December 2011,|