The American Broadcasting Company’s (ABC) reality dating show “Bachelor in Paradise” made headlines when the show was suspended pending allegations of sexual misconduct by an anonymous producer. While those allegations were later concluded to be unfounded, the questions of responsibility over the actions by reality show contestants remain. Where is the line between show-related activities that may involve the company that produces the content, and individual activities, in which the company has no potential liability?
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on February 10, 2019. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Perlstein, Anna, "Corporate Responsibility for Reality Show Participants" (2019). AELJ Blog. 189.