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    CBS Drops Glass House Suit Against ABC

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    CBS has stopped throwing stones at ABC's Glass House.

    The network dropped its lawsuit Friday against ABC that claimed the Walt Disney Company subsidiary's reality show was a rip off of CBS's concept for Big Brother

    "The viewers have spoken and delivered the ultimate form of justice against The Glass House," a rep for CBS told E! News in a statement. "As a result, we filed in federal court this morning a voluntary dismissal without prejudice of our claims against ABC."

    Judge denies CBS' request to shut down Glass House

    And just what was the "justice" CBS was referring to?

    Last week, Glass House ranked 87th among broadcast TV shows by number of viewers, according to the Chicago Tribune.

    CBS originally filed its copyright-infringement lawsuit against ABC in May and demanded $500,000 in damages for each separate act of misappropriation (for each of the 19 people employed by the show who once worked on Big Brother), as well as a restraining order and a permanent injunction to prevent the show from going forward with production. 

    —Additional reporting by Baker Machado

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