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Hgtv Star Jamie Durie Beats His Former Talent Manager In Court

19 December 2011 9:56 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

A federal judge has tossed Lance Reynolds' claims he deserved "executive producer" credit and compensation for bringing Oprah Winfrey's favorite gardening expert, Jamie Durie, to American television on Hgtv's The Outdoor Room. Reynolds made his claims earlier this year, contending that through his Atlantic Talent Management company (Atm) he had helped Durie achieve fame by introducing him to television network executives. The efforts eventually landed Durie a show on Hgtv. Reynolds says that Durie agreed to pay Atm 15 percent of his earnings in commissions and provide a 51 percent ownership stake in The Outdoor Room to Atlantic Films and Television (Aft), an affiliate of Atm. In 2008, the

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TV gardener Jamie Durie refuses to discuss love life

9 August 2011 10:02 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Jamie Durie has revealed that he no longer wants to discuss his love life in public. The Australian television gardener, who is best known for appearing on television shows such as The Outdoor Room and Top Design, said that he won't mention girlfriend Sophie Scarf because his comments are always "misconstrued". The couple were recently believed to be experiencing problems when Durie was asked if he was still in a relationship and responded: "I think so." Although he has neither confirmed or denied the rumours, Durie has now told the Herald Sun that he is "happy" and "definitely (more) »

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Jamie Durie, Sophie Scarf romance on the rocks?

21 July 2011 1:24 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Jamie Durie and Sophie Scarf are believed to be experiencing relationship problems. The Australian television gardener, who is best known for his roles in shows The Outdoor Room and Top Design, ignited rumours when he made a non-committal response about his girlfriend of two years in a recent interview. When questioned about Australians in Film director Scarf, Durie simply responded: "She is around," then when asked if he was still in a relationship, he said: "I think so." The star, who has a 16-year-old (more) »

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Jamie Durie reveals reasons behind TV defection

13 July 2011 3:49 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Jamie Durie has revealed the reasons behind his television defection. The Australian TV gardener, who is best known for his shows Backyard Blitz and The Outdoor Room, originally worked for the Nine Network but moved to Channel Seven because he wanted a "challenge". However, he has since decided to return to his original employer to host new series Top Design. Durie told The Daily Telegraph: "It wasn't a financial decision, it was a new challenge. In the end it was the right decision. It wasn't the easiest decision but it was the right one at the time. I also got the opportunity to work on Sunday Night, prove my skills as a journalist, which I found really interesting. I learned a lot and I can bring all that back to Nine. "I've built some amazing (more) »

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Jamie Durie taken to court over TV show

16 June 2011 8:29 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Jamie Durie has been sued by a Us talent manager over his TV show The Outdoor Room. The Australian television gardening expert, who has appeared on Oprah Winfrey's chatshow and is soon to front new series Top Design, has been accused of withholding money from Lance Reynolds. Reynolds has claimed that he was promised money as an executive producer on The Outdoor Room and said that his company Atlantic Talent Management helped Durie break the Us industry by introducing him to various network executives, according to the Herald Sun. Durie allegedly said that he would to pay Reynolds 15% commission in a 2005 agreement but, according to legal paperwork, (more) »

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