Fired 'Reba' Showrunner Loses Bid For 2nd-Season Profits

Law360, Los Angeles (October 24, 2012, 7:42 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court ruled Tuesday that the creator and former producer of “Reba” is not entitled to her 25 percent vested share of the profits from the sitcom's second season because production of the first season had not ended by the time she was fired.

The Second District Court of Appeal affirmed a trial judge's dismissal of Allison Gibson's suit alleging News Corp.’s 20th Century Fox Television breached a two-year contract giving her a portion of the show's modified adjusted gross receipts, rejecting her argument...
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