The premise of the show was simple. It needed nothing in the way of technology, expertise or budget, yet the results would revolutionise television and create a brand new genre of programming. Had it not been for the Writers’ Guild Strike of 1988 though – and the dogged persistence of one man – the show that sparked that revolution might never have made it to air.
The one person that every celebrity in Hollywood has on speed dial – even above their publicist and plastic surgeon – is Marty Singer. With a style and reputation that British lawyers can only dream of, it’s no wonder he’s the go-to litigator of choice for celebrities in the US.