Litigation

S.C. Filmmaker: Channels Showed Porn, Not His Comedy

COLUMBIA, S.C. – (AP) A former South Carolina lawmaker is suing cable TV channels HBO and Showtime, claiming they promoted his low-budget comedy about Appalachia called "The Hills Have Thighs" only to instead show a soft-core pornographic movie with the same title. James "Bubba" Cromer said the mix-up defamed him. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.