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'Duck Dynasty' - Other Networks Circle Like Sharks: If A&E Passes, We're In!
TMZ ^ | December 22, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 12/22/2013 5:54:10 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I believe A&E broke the terms, not Duck Dynasty. If they try to hold them, that boycott will be huge.


51 posted on 12/22/2013 7:44:22 PM PST by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: Kozy
however you can not prohibit someone from earning a living. Lawyer will break the contract in a heart break.

You can earn a living alright. In another field. They aren't prohibited from working other angles. It depends on the exact wording of the contract. It may even have a buy-out clause. Who knows?

52 posted on 12/22/2013 7:50:28 PM PST by BipolarBob
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To: Kozy
I am not a lawyer, I have morals and ethics, however you can not prohibit someone from earning a living. Lawyer will break the contract in a heart break.

Non-compete clauses aren't always easy to break. I would be surprised if the one that appears to be in their contract prohibits them from doing ANY television shows -- in which case that would indeed be stopping someone from earning a living, at least in that field -- but it is quite possible that it would apply to reality shows, and that isn't uncommon in the broadcast world.

53 posted on 12/22/2013 8:08:02 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Some people meet their heroes. I raised mine. Go Army.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m surprised the Cracker Barrel network didn’t pick them up.

Oh wait......They were first on board to shoot them down.

Must suck to be you Cracker Barrel.


54 posted on 12/22/2013 8:32:04 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Kozy
I am not a lawyer, I have morals and ethics, however you can not prohibit someone from earning a living. Lawyer will break the contract in a heart break.

Non-compete clauses have been around for a long time. Usually they are used for a certain market geographic area, but given that this is a national show....

55 posted on 12/22/2013 8:52:20 PM PST by verga (The devil is in the details)
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56 posted on 12/22/2013 8:58:28 PM PST by cunning_fish
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LOL!

Silly Duck Dynasty?

57 posted on 12/22/2013 9:00:00 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Merry Christmas to all my fellow Americans. "Whatever" to everybody else!)
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To: bigbob
This would allow people dump cable, pay to watch content they care about and pay the content owner directly. Let’s say only half of those 12 million viewers followed them online, that’s 6 million subscriptions at, let’s say, $10 per year? Could they do the show and pay Netflix for $60 million a year? Or, make it $15 per year and the extra $5 per subscriber would give them an extra $30 million per year to do the Lords Work with!

But there is a huge problem with that. Most of the DD viewers are in rural areas where cable and high speed Internet is not available. Those fans/viewers likely have satellite which if DD leaves A&E they will likely end up on a cable/satellite already established network.

58 posted on 12/22/2013 9:10:56 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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BTW that said if another company with better eithics were to pick up the rights to take over the show, offer it on satellite, I wouldn’t mind a reasonable ala carte fee to get that channel. I also wouldn’t mind getting rid of most networks I do get and don’t want.


59 posted on 12/22/2013 9:41:30 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No mention of Glenn Beck I notice.


60 posted on 12/22/2013 9:57:09 PM PST by Revel
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Even if DD comes to an end on A&E, we're told its contract with the family provides they couldn't do another show for a certain period of time.

The Robertsons should challenge that in court. If A&E ends the contract, that's not the Robertson's fault, and they should not be denied the opportunity to make a living from the show, simply because someone at A&E didn't want to make some homosexuals angry.

61 posted on 12/22/2013 9:57:51 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: cunning_fish; FlingWingFlyer

After November 2014, Lame Duck Dynasty.


62 posted on 12/22/2013 10:28:41 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Tupelo

It’s not personal if it is true


63 posted on 12/22/2013 10:32:14 PM PST by Kozy (Calling Al Gore)
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To: GeronL

We need a CONSERVATIVE Cable network—something to the right of Fox. A place for Christians, Tea Party People, Patriots, and good American Values. I was hoping Glen Beck could pull it off but so far he hasn’t. I can only continue to pray!


64 posted on 12/23/2013 12:15:19 AM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Tupelo

“Even if DD comes to an end on A&E, we’re told its contract with the family provides they couldn’t do another show for a certain period of time.”.....

You’re probably right. Damn lawyers have to get their fingers into all the good ideas.


65 posted on 12/23/2013 3:59:08 AM PST by DaveA37
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