Ex-HFPA Head Had Suspicions About Dick Clark Globes Deal

Law360, Los Angeles (February 1, 2012, 9:51 PM EST) -- The Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s longtime president, expecting Dick Clark to wring every last cent from a proposed 1988 Golden Globes broadcast deal, urged its board to get something in writing, a judge heard Wednesday in a trial over licensing rights for the Globes.

“Let us not be fooled, Dick Clark will try to get every penny out of this he can,” former HFPA president Philip Berk said he wrote to board members in 1988, as the group deliberated over Dick Clark Productions Inc.’s proposal to...
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