Minute Winner - "You've got one Minute To Win It" was pitched to Jock Millgårdh and Mattias Olsson of Friday TV in November 2005.
A fully extended fourteen page derivative version of Minute Winner, a game show entitled READ YOUR FORTUNE, with one million dollar prize money, ten challenges, prize ladder, etc, was submitted to Jock Millgårdh in 2007.
In 2007 Jock Millgårdh and Mattias Olsson made an animated promo and pitched the game show to NBC in 2009. NBC aired Minute To Win It the first time in March 2010, later adapted in 70 territories.
Munute To Win It is distributed by Endemol Shine International and NBCUniversal.
Minute To Win It was awarded FRAPA's title of World's most sold gameshow in 2011 and 2012.
AGREEMENT FILES - METRONOME - FRIDAY TV AB - BUMP
Jock Millgårdh and his co-founders of Friday TV, and Metronome acknowledged BUMP's rights to Minute To Win It and urged their Legal Counsel, Eva-Lotta Almkvist, to draft agreement files. Friday TV's CEO an co-founder Estelle Bodén informed in an email that Legal Counsel will contact BUMP.
BUMP was never contacted by Legal Counsel.
Metronome' s Swedish lawyers Caroline von Heidenstam and Lena Franstedt Lofalk, at Swedish law firm Nord Och Co Ab, now called Kanter Advokatbyrå, decided to hide the agreement files created by Legal Counsel Almkvist and instead started an abusive dispute, using "cooyright" as a pretext for Friday TV and Metronome to avoid to pay royalties of more than 20 million dollars to BUMP for Minute To Win It. They deliberately decided to commit fraud against BUMP. A serious violation and gravely abusive tactic.
BUMP discovered evidence of the agreement files which were created in Swedish language, one Rights acquisition agreement with Friday TV, and one Royalty and Profit Share Agreement with BUMP:
file:///w:// Metronome / Agreement / Agreement Documentation / BUMP / MINUTE WINNER - MINUTE TO WIN IT - You got one minute to win it!
file:///w:// Metronome / Agreement / Agreement Documentation / FRIDAY TV AB / MINUTE WINNER - You got one minute to win it!
Lawyer of Endemol Shine Group in London, Caroline Kean, has recently confirm in a letter to BUMP that Legal Counsel Almkvist downloaded from BUMP's website files to be used as evidence. The two files downloaded from BUMP's website by Legal Counsel Almkvist have the title and catchphrase "Minute Winner - Minute To Win It - You got one minute to win it", the same title and catchphrase used by Friday TV and NBC for Minute To Win It which they sold around the world in seventy territories. The above evidence of Friday TV and Legal Counsel's agreement files show that both downloaded files from BUMP's website were used by Legal Counsel Almkvist as "Documentation" in and for the agreement files.
Thus there is dispute and there is no justification for Friday TV, Metronome, and Endemol Shine not to pay royalties to BUMP for Minute To Win It.
The three founders of Fridady TV, Jock Millgårdh, Matias Olssn, Estelle Bodén, and their Legal counsel Almkvist, resigned in protest from Metronome and Endemol Shine.
Friday TV and Metronome previously established a profit share agreement and paid royalties to Swedish choir leader Caroline af Ughlas on the basis of a verbal idea which Jock Millgårdh and Matias Olsson developed and sold to NBC. The choir competition TV show, "Clash of the choirs" ("Körslaget") was later sold to seventeen territories.
Caroline af Ugglas did not receive threats from Metronome's lawyers Lena Frånstedt Lofak and Caroline von Heidenstam, contrary to a letter they sent to BUMP's founder Derek Banner in which they threatened with: "all your activities will be closely monitored".
Caroline af Ugglas did not have her telephone tapped or her private life violated. She was not called "Lycksökare", Swedish word for "gold digger", contrary to their explicit attempt to tarnish Derek Banner's name and image in the Swedish press.
Caroline af Ugglas' rights to her verbal idea were respected by Metronome, Friday TV, and by lawyers Lena Frånstedt Lofak and Caroline von Heidenstam. The two lawyers never started a dispute with the Swedish choir leader nor used cooyright as a pretext for Friday TV and Metronome to avoid to pay royalties to the Choir leader for her verbal idea.
The actions of lawyers Lena Frånstedt Lofak and Caroline von Heidenstam towards Derek Banner and BUMP were motivated by racial and ethnic bias, with the sole intent to commit fraud against Derek Banner and his company BUMP.
The two lawyers, Lena Frånstedt Lofak and Caroline von Heidenstam, also produced forged documents with the intent to provide false evidence and deceive Derek Banner and BUMP with regard to Luxury Trap, "Lyxfällan", which is another Derek Banner and BUMP's TV show proposal to their clients Metronome and Friday TV, and to TV3 VIASAT (of Nordic Entertainment Group), and discussed with Jock Millgårdh of Friday TV. Metronome, which is owned by Endemol Shine Group, and TV3 Channels are currently exploiting Luxury Trap for more than twenty-six seasons without license or payment of royalties to Derek Banner and BUMP.
Metronome's Danish lawyer, Kasper Frahm, requested in an email to BUMP for a "concrete settlement proposal" in order to resolve the matter. But without justification whatsoever or legal basis his Swedish colleagues Lena Frånstedt Lofak and Caroline von Heidenstam have ignored settlement proposals and the requests from their Danish colleague.
BUMP and Derek Banner continue to call on the officials of Metronome and Endemol Shine to resolve this matter and pay for BUMP's successful work.
For more information please contact Derek Banner at:
Direct phone: +45 - 20 90 43 43