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Don Johnson wins $23M 'Nash Bridges' verdict

A Los Angeles jury has awarded Don Johnson $23.2 million in profits from the TV series "Nash Bridges."The actor sued three entertainment companies in 2009, claiming he was owed millions in profits from the 1990s crime show.Bart H. Williams is an attorney for one of the companies Johnson sued, Rysher Entertainment. Williams says the verdict is disappointing and will be appealed.Rysher Entertainment
/ Source: The Associated Press

A Los Angeles jury has awarded Don Johnson $23.2 million in profits from the TV series "Nash Bridges."

The actor sued three entertainment companies in 2009, claiming he was owed millions in profits from the 1990s crime show.

Bart H. Williams is an attorney for one of the companies Johnson sued, Rysher Entertainment. Williams says the verdict is disappointing and will be appealed.

Rysher Entertainment contended during the trial that the show had lost money overall and that was why Johnson hadn't been paid.

"Nash Bridges" aired for six seasons on CBS. Jurors also determined that Johnson owned half of the copyright of the series. In a statement, Johnson said he was "pleased" with the verdict and had waited 10 years for his stake in the show to be confirmed.