GEORGE BOSOMPIM AND NII LANTE KUMI-BRUCE
TV3 NETWORK LIMITED AND EVANS KUMI WADEWOR
Until the year 2013, the 1st plaintiff was an employee of the Gama Film Company Limited which had produced a television series known as Barber and Shoeshine Boy (BNS). This television series was being shown on the 1st defendant’s television network known as TV3. It so happened that when Gama was divested in the year 2013, the 1st defendant needed the continuous production of the television series BNS, so, according to the plaintiffs, the 1st defendant entered into an arrangement with the plaintiffs to continue with the production of the series for a fee of GH₵7,000 per episode that was produced.
After a while, the 1st defendant abrogated the contract with the plaintiffs for the production of the television series BNS and then engaged the 2nd defendant to produce the series. The 2nd defendant who then started producing the series did not acknowledge the plaintiffs in the television series subsequently produced. The plaintiffs claim that the concept, content and the mus…