Lawsuit over profits from Fox series "Bones" is settled

LOS ANGELES — A lawsuit over profits between the producers and stars of the show "Bones" and 21st Century Fox has been settled.

The two sides in the long-running lawsuit over the hit Fox TV show filed documents saying the lawsuit was settled in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday.

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The terms and other details of the deal are confidential.

A private arbitrator had awarded "Bones" stars David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel along with the show's producers about $178 million after trial.

A judge then threw out $128 million of the award — the portion that was for punitive damages — leaving the plaintiffs with about $50 million. The plaintiffs were appealing the reduction when the lawsuit was settled.

Neither side had any comment, saying only that the lawsuit was settled amicably.

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