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Real Liability for the Real Housewives

On September 1, 2011 By Alexandra Pichette

Bravo’s the Real Housewife franchise, described by a reviewer as “interchangeable groups of affluent housewives — well-groomed, ill-mannered women who volunteer to drink, squabble and spend in exchange for reality-show recognition,” has come under fire after a recent tragedy.  On August 15, housewives husband Russell Armstrong apparently committed suicide, one month after [...]

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In September 2008, NBC, owner of Bravo, was granted a preliminary injunction against the Weinstein Company, creator and owner of Project Runway, stopping the show’s move from Bravo to Lifetime. The Weinstein Company had signed a deal moving Project Runway to Lifetime without offering NBC a last opportunity to match the [...]

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On Friday, September 26, 2008, a New York State Supreme Court judge granted NBC Universal (NBC) a preliminary injunction against the Weinstein Company, the creator of the Project Runway series, preventing NBC from promoting, marketing, or exhibiting the hit cable reality show until further notice.

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