Oxygen, Tori Spelling's Firm Accused Of Ripping Off Shows

Law360, New York (June 4, 2013, 4:42 PM EDT) -- Two TV producers hit NBCUniversal Inc.'s Oxygen Media, Tori Spelling's Life in a Bowl Productions and reality TV giant Bunim-Murray Productions LLC with a suit in California court Monday alleging the companies stole the ideas for the popular shows "sTORIbook Weddings" and "Best Ink." 

Television producers Denny O’Neil Jr. and Charles W. Malcolm say they developed concepts for the reality TV shows in 2007 and 2009 but have received no compensation from Oxygen. The suit asks for $8.5 million from the production companies, which also include...
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