|Rob Prinz, Nikki Wheeler To ICM Partners|
Rob Prinz, formerly the head of Music/Personal Appearances at United Talent, has joined ICM Partners, where he will serve along with Steve Levine as Co-Head of Worldwide Concerts.
|The Agency Group Moves Into TV|
The Agency Group has ambitions to move into TV production, according to company founder Neil Warnock.
|CAA Sues UTA, Agents Over Defection|
Creative Artists Agency has filed a lawsuit against United Talent Agency in the wake of a high profile defection of 10 agents and their clients such as Will Ferrell from CAA to UTA this week.
|Private Equity In Talks To Buy Cirque du Soleil|
Cirque du Soleil, one of the largest theatrical production companies in the world, is reportedly in late stage negotiations to sell a majority stake in the company to a consortium of private equity firms.
|Google Readies YouTube Ad Free Paid Subscription, Creators Forced To Sign On|
While still hugely popular, YouTube is facing pressure on many fronts. Key to Google's response is the launch of a long-rumored paid service, as well as, an ongoing squeeze of the creators that made YouTube popular.
|Op-Ed: Indiana - By Bob Lefsetz|
Aren't we supposed to hate corporations?