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June 26, 2001 | Meg James
A Los Angeles judge on Monday deflated the $5-million breach-of-contract lawsuit against former "Survivor" cast member Stacey Stillman, who alleges the wildly popular CBS television program was rigged. Stillman contends, in a lawsuit filed in February, that she was deprived of a chance to win the $1-million prize because the executive producer of the series, Mark Burnett, manipulated the voting. Burnett's production company, SEG Inc.
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June 26, 2001 | Meg James
A Los Angeles judge on Monday deflated the $5-million breach-of-contract lawsuit against former "Survivor" cast member Stacey Stillman, who alleges the wildly popular CBS television program was rigged. Stillman contends, in a lawsuit filed in February, that she was deprived of a chance to win the $1-million prize because the executive producer of the series, Mark Burnett, manipulated the voting. Burnett's production company, SEG Inc.
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May 18, 2001 | MEG JAMES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
CBS on Thursday won an early round in its $5-million defamation lawsuit against former "Survivor" series contestant, Stacey Stillman, who claims the executive producer of the popular television program rigged the voting. Thursday's hearing was the first in a well-publicized clash between CBS and Stillman, who was voted off the South China Sea island during the first "Survivor" series last year. Stillman sued the Viacom Inc.
BUSINESS
May 18, 2001 | MEG JAMES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
CBS on Thursday won an early round in its $5-million defamation lawsuit against former "Survivor" series contestant, Stacey Stillman, who claims the executive producer of the popular television program rigged the voting. Thursday's hearing was the first in a well-publicized clash between CBS and Stillman, who was voted off the South China Sea island during the first "Survivor" series last year. Stillman sued the Viacom Inc.
BUSINESS
May 26, 2001 | Dana Calvo
In court papers made public Friday, Dirk Been, a participant in the first season of hit CBS series "Survivor," said show producer Mark Burnett suggested whom to vote off the South China Sea island where the series was set by dropping "us these hints. He said this is what's best for you guys." Been's deposition was taken in connection with a suit filed in February against the network and Burnett by Stacey Stillman, who was eliminated from the $1-million reward by being voted off the island.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 7, 2001 | SHAUNA SNOW
MOVIES Box-Office KO: The martial arts film "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," which won Golden Globes for best foreign film and for director Ang Lee, is poised to set a new domestic box-office record for foreign-language films. The Mandarin-language film was No. 5 at the box office last weekend, pushing its total grosses to $53 million. This weekend's receipts should send it ahead of the current record holder, Roberto Benigni's 1998 Oscar winner, "Life Is Beautiful," which took in $57.6 million.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 9, 2001 | ELIZABETH JENSEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Survivor" executive producer Mark Burnett has admitted to reenacting some portions of the CBS series, at one point using body doubles to re-create a scene. Burnett, who has always maintained that the show is completely real, made his confession--which he said he was telling for the first time--at a Museum of Television & Radio panel here Monday titled "What is Reality on Television?"
ENTERTAINMENT
June 9, 2001 | ELIZABETH JENSEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Is the "Survivor" lawsuit a legitimate news story, or is "Dateline NBC" reporting on it just to undermine a rival network's top-rated program--a charge CBS directed at NBC News last week? Twice in recent weeks, NBC's "Dateline" newsmagazine has carried reports on "Survivor" contestant Stacey Stillman's lawsuit against "Survivor" producer Mark Burnett and CBS, alleging that the contest was rigged, making it impossible for her to win.
NEWS
September 12, 2000 | ADAM TSCHORN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Presenters at Sunday's 52nd annual Emmy Awards handed out winged statuettes in all the traditional categories . . . but that was just the tip of the iceberg. A spin through the post-Emmy party scene along the Beverly Hills/Hollywood axis revealed award-winning performances not covered in the telecast.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 17, 2001 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
CBS has dropped two long-running dramas, "Nash Bridges" and "Diagnosis Murder," as well as its Wednesday night movie in a revised prime-time lineup that also pits a new unscripted series, "The Amazing Race," against NBC's "The West Wing."
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