Former Nickelodeon producer Dan Schneider sues makers of Quiet on Set for defamation: ‘Hit job’

Former Nickelodeon producer Dan Schneider filed a defamation lawsuit on Wednesday against the makers of Quiet On Set: The Dark Side Of Kids TV.

The iCarly creator claims the documentary falsely implies he sexually abused child actors from his shows. Nickelodeon has hired or worked with several people accused of sex abuse or pedophilia.

“‘Quiet on Set’s’ portrayal of Schneider is a hit job,” Schneider’s lawsuit reads. “While it is indisputable that two bona fide child sexual abusers worked on Nickelodeon shows, it is likewise indisputable that Schneider had no knowledge of their abuse, was not complicit in the abuse, condemned the abuse once it was discovered and, critically, was not a child sexual abuser himself.”

The lawsuit names Warner Bros. Discovery, Sony Pictures Television, and Maxine Productions as defendants.

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