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Universal Settles Profit Dispute Over 'Knight Rider,' 'Battlestar Galactica'

Glen Larson alleged fraud and was due to take his case to trial in January. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/s9Xw_u3kmF4/story01.htm

'Knight Rider' Producer Glen Larson Allowed to Pursue Universal for Fraud

A trial over lost profit participation is set for January.  Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/KWtrKicdvxU/story01.htm

David Hasselhoffs Knight Rider KITT Car Can Be Yours for $300,000

Wanna channel your inner David Hasselhoff without doing battle with a cheeseburger on a Las Vegas hotel floor? Got a few hundred grand burning a hole in your pocket? Have we got a deal for you. Well, Juliens Auctions does, anyway. The auction house is putting the KITT car from the 1980s Hasselhoff series Knight Rider up for sale, as part of an auction that will take place June 26 and 27.  Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/david-hasselhoffs-knight-rider-kitt-car-can-be-yours-for-300000/

Battlestar Galactica Creator Glen A. Larson Dies

  The television writer and producer Glen A. Larson, whose oeuvre includes hit television shows from Battlestar Galactica, Quincy M.E. , Magnum, P.I. , Knight Rider , and a number of others died Friday night in Los Angeles, California. He had been battling esophageal cancer. He was 77.   Larson's first writing credit was for The Fugitive , and he later worked his way up the ladder, creating his first show, Alias Smith and Jones in 1971. He later made Battlestar Galactica , which lasted for just a season in 1978-79, because of high production costs. The show is best known now for its beloved rebirth in the mid aughts on Syfy. His biggest hits would come in the '80s with the mustachioed Tom Selleck in Magnum P.I. and Knight Rider starring David Hasselhoff. He earned three Emmy nominations for McCloud and Quincy, M.E.   Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2014/11/battlestar-galactica-creator-glen-a-larson-dies.html

'Knight Rider' Producer Glen Larson Sues Universal for Millions in Unpaid Profits (Exclusive)

Legendary television producer  Glen Larson has sued Universal claiming he was cheated out of millions of dollars in profits from some of the most iconic shows of the 1970s and ‘80s. Larson, who presided over a remarkable run of hits including Knight Rider ,  Six Million Dollar Man ,  Magnum P.I. ,  Battlestar Galactica  and other shows, filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday. In a complaint obtained by  The Hollywood Reporter , he alleges a decades-long fraud perpetrated by a studio that never once sent him profit participation statements despite his shows earning hundreds of millions of dollars. “Indeed, as the shows make more money for Universal, the deficit that Larson Productions must overcome continually increases,” the complaint states. “It’s Hollywood’s version of being a sharecropper.” Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/AODFd0ViRFs/knight-rider-producer-glen-larson-210168
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