21 November 2012 6:10 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Update 6:10 Pm: Brandi Cochran has been awarded $7.7 million in punitive damages (read the order here) in her suit against The Price Is Right Productions and FremantleMedia North America. That’s in addition to the actual damages awarded yesterday in Cochran’s suit charging that she was terminated because of her pregnancy. Previously, 6:20 Pm Tuesday: Brandi Cochran sued The Price Is Right producers for discrimination when she was told in early 2010 she no longer had a job when she tried to return after taking maternity leave. Today a Los Angeles Superior Court jury agreed that Cochran’s pregnancy was the reason she wasn’t rehired and awarded her $776,944 in damages, the Associated Press reports. Defendants FremantleMedia North America and The Price Is Right Productions argued that they were satisfied with the five models working on the show at the time Cochran sought to return. A second phase of the »


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