Breaking Bad: Is Final Episode a Trade Secret?

Sept. 27 (Bloomberg) -- The lengths that TV show producers will go to in order to protect the secrecy of final episodes are legendary. Take "Breaking Bad," halfway through this final season, the actors started receiving redacted scripts; key scenes were blacked out. With "Lost," most of the actors were only told how the show would end when they gathered to film the final scene. And the script the "Sopranos" crew was given was missing the final scene altogether - some believed the series would end with Tony raking leaves. So what if the script for the Breaking Bad finale had been leaked? Could it have been legally protected as a trade secret? Law professor Christopher Sprigman explains in this video from Bloomberg Law. (Source: Bloomberg)
Is the Fed About to Delay Rate Liftoff?
58:18 - Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said a recent run of weak data casts doubt on the strength of the economy, in a speech that suggested she’s open to a delay in the Fed’s timetable for an interest-rate increase this year. Bloomberg's Peter Cook reports on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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