Disney Undersold 'Home Improvement' Reruns, Suit Says

Law360, Los Angeles (February 28, 2013, 10:24 PM EST) -- Walt Disney Co. on Wednesday was hit with a breach-of-contract suit by the creators of “Home Improvement,” alleging it has undersold the hit television show in syndication markets and improperly accounted for the creators' “substantial” share of the profits.

“Home Improvement” has so far earned $1.5 billion in revenue, according to the suit, but executive producer Matt Williams and others behind the show say the Tim Allen sitcom could have done even better if Disney had lived up to its obligations under various agreements that go...
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