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

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Legendary television producer Glen Larsonhas 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 includingKnight RiderSix Million Dollar ManMagnum 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...



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