NBC and Carrie Underwood Face Lawsuit Over NFL Sunday Night Football Theme Song

The common phrase among NFL fans of wanting to make it home “before Carrie” comes on might be in jeopardy now that Carrie Underwood and NBCUniversal Media are facing a copyright lawsuit by songwriter Heidi Merill. Merrill claims she pitched her song “Game On” to Underwood’s producer, Mark Bright, in 2017 at a conference, where he suggested she should submit the song to his office. After submitting the song, his office responded to her with an email telling her that they were “going to pass”…
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Who’s the ‘Biggest Loser’? Former NFL Player Claims the Hit Reality TV Series Ripped-Off His Logo

In a lawsuit made public on June 6, 2016, two-time Pro-Bowl offensive lineman, LeCharles Bentley, sued NBC Universal Inc. for trademark infringement. This suit stems from the network’s “The Biggest Loser” reality show and its new logo which Bentley claims is nearly identical to the one he uses for his training facility and football academy. Bentley, best known for his time with the New Orleans Saints and the Cleveland Browns, was one of the best NFL offensive linemen in the aughts. He was a…
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