Carol Burnett Sued By Ex-Show Producer Over Profits

Law360, New York (November 21, 2012, 10:10 PM EST) -- Comedy icon Carol Burnett and a production company behind her classic variety program “The Carol Burnett Show” were hit with a lawsuit Wednesday by another production company which claims to have been left out of the show's profits even though it co-owns the copyrights to the show.

In a complaint filed in California state court, Bob Banner Associates Co., the company founded by former “The Carol Burnett Show” co-producer Bob Banner, claims that Burnett and Whacko Productions Inc., which produced the show in the late 1970s,...
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