Steven Spielberg and his production company Amblin Television has pulled out of CBS’s Bull following the sexual harassment allegations against star Michael Weatherly.

Spielberg and Amblin TV served as the executive producers on Bull for three seasons, CBS renewed the show for a fourth season.

Bull became the center of controversy in December when the New York Times reported CBS’ $9 million settlement against actress Eliza Dushku who claims Weatherly harassed her.

Dushku detailed the allegations in a Boston Globe op-ed, describing the toxic atmosphere on the show and the lewd comments Weatherly made towards her that led to her filing a formal complaint. She was let go from the show afterwards.

While Weatherly denies getting Dushku fired, he admitted he engaged in behavior that was “both not funny and not appropriate,” and said he regrets the pain he caused the actress.


Spielberg is an active member in the Time’s Up movement, which combats sexual harassment in the workplace. Spielberg met up with Dushku to discuss the systematic imbalance and abuse in the industry.

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