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'Wife Swap' Producers Sue Fox Over 'Copycat' Series
The British producers of the ABC television show "Wife Swap" have filed
suit over the Fox show "Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy,"
lambasting it as an illegal rip-off. RDF Media asked a federal court
Wednesday for more than $18 million in damages. The lawsuit claims the
show "more aptly might be entitled 'Trading Copyrights' or perhaps
'Copyright Swap,'" and calls the Fox series "a blatant and wholesale
copycat" of "Wife Swap."
December 20, 2004 at 12:00 AM
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By Gary Gentile |
Updated on December 20, 2004
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