Don Johnson has sued a trio of entertainment companies, claiming he is owed millions of dollars in profits from the TV series "Nash Bridges."

Johnson filed his suit Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court. He claims he owns half of the copyright to "Nash Bridges" and has not been paid his share of a $150 million syndication deal.

The series aired for six seasons on CBS. Johnson, also of "Miami Vice" fame, also claims he has been blocked from developing "Nash Bridges" for online platforms.

He is suing the now-defunct Rysher Entertainment, 2929 Entertainment _ which was founded by Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner _ and Qualia Capital. Qualia Capital bought Rysher's catalog from 2929 in 2006, the lawsuit states.

A phone message left for an executive at Qualia Capital was not immediately returned.

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