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Nickelodeon ex-producer Dan Schneider reportedly files lawsuit against ‘Quiet on Set’ for portraying him as a child predator

Renowned for crafting some of the most beloved shows of the 21st century for children, including notable productions, Daniel Schneider, the ex-producer, has found himself tangled in a new controversy. Accusations of child predation on set with his younger cast have grown rapidly.

Most well known for such hits such as “Zoey 101,” “iCarly,” and “Victorious,” Schneider found himself at the center of another controversy, this time he finds himself the plaintiff at the center of not only his side of this case but a facet of his opposition. Warner Bros. Discovery’s five-part documentary series: ‘Quiet on Set: The Dark Side Of Kids TV.

Recently, Schneider has taken legal action, filing a defamation lawsuit for the reason the series showcases Schnieders “dirty acts” through the many years he had worked with Nickelodeon.

The documentary focused primarily on what lies behind the curtains, looking deeper into the world of children’s television production. The show discussed the crimes that occurred behind-the-scenes interviews with former employees exposing their negative experiences while under the network with a large focus on the Ex-producer; Dan Schneider.

Nickelodeon ex-producer Dan Schneider reportedly files lawsuit against 'Quiet on Set' for portraying him as a child predator
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According to a copy of the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Schneider fought back against the series, specifically against its portrayal of him in light of the recent allegations levied against him. Schneider’s lawyers argue 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.”

His legal team cited the show as a ‘hit job’ out to defame and slander Schneider for crimes he allegedly did not commit. Accusing them of manipulative editing and framing techniques in order to portray Schneider in the same light as the two other child sex offenders who’d worked for Nickelodeon previously as well as writing off their arguments as “clickbait, ratings, and views — or simply put, money.”

Schneider would later concede to his misconduct in the lawsuit, admitting to his mistreatment of his fellow employees but insists that he had no direct involvement in any controversy involving child abuse in the network.


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