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April 9, 2015 

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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?

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