Hollywood Docket: Feds vs. Fox News; Canada vs. 'Jersey Shore'; singing in court?

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Hollywood Docket: Feds vs. Fox News; Canada vs. 'Jersey Shore'; singing in court?

Fri Oct 01, 2010 @ 11:45AM PST
  • Federal authorities are suing Fox News for allegedly retaliating against a reporter after she complained about unequal pay and job conditions based on her gender and age. [THR]
  • AFTRA has made a deal with its unionized business reps, giving them bigger wage increases than SAG's own employees got. [THR]
  • What's The Situation in Canada? The country's communications watchdog agency wants to know whether MTV Canada is violating its mandate for an all-talk format by broadcasting "Jersey Shore." [THR
  • Some good news for those who like to fall asleep with the TV on: The Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would require TV stations to keep commercials at the same volume as the programs they interrupt. [AP]
  • "Price Is Right" host Drew Carey has been sued for $375,000 by a tour company that claims he booked a 35 day trip to the World Cup in South Africa this summer but never paid. [Read the Complaint]
  • "Glee" meets "Law & Order". Sound like a winning idea? Check out this clip from "The Divorce Court":

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