A&E Accused Of Stealing Idea For Gang Show 'Peacemaker'

Law360, New York (August 20, 2012, 2:19 PM EDT) -- A Los Angeles gang mediator sued A&E Television Networks LLC and rapper Ice-T in California state court Friday, accusing them of stealing his idea for the network's street gang docudrama “The Peacemaker.”

Roy Colbert says he pitched the idea for a show about brokering peace between warring gangs to A&E and Ice-T with the understanding that the cable channel would produce the show only if he was involved and paid for creating the concept.

But A&E and Ice-T made their own version of Colbert's tentatively named...
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