Tribune Sues FNC For Use Of “Red Eye”

By Brian 

Chicago Tribune Co. is suing FNC for trademark infringement over its new show Red Eye. Crain’s reports: “In its February 14 complaint, Tribune says its five-year-old daily RedEye tabloid edition and the Fox show ‘contain nearly identical content’ and ‘viewers are quite likely to assume that Fox and the RedEye products owned by Tribune are collaborating, thereby causing confusion.'”

Red Eye premiered on FNC two weeks ago. The network admits that it didn’t run a trademark search before naming the show.

A hearing is set for Feb. 26. no longer calls the late-night show Red Eye; instead, it’s titled “Greg Gutfeld‘s Show.”

> Also: “Neither Tribune nor Fox News would comment,” Tribune’s news story says…