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Description: Bill Nye filed a $37 million lawsuit against the Walt Disney Company and a number of its subsidiaries on Thursday, alleging that he was deprived of $9 million in profits from his show, “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” which originally ran from 1993 to 1998 on PBS.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: Aug 25, 2017

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/25/arts/television/bill-nye-walt-disney-37-million-lawsuit.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fbusiness&action=click&contentCollection=business&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=4&pgtype=sectionfront

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