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Writers Guild of America sues four major Hollywood talent agencies

18 Apr 2019

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES "The Wire" creator David Simon, seven other writers, and the Writers Guild of America sued the four major Hollywood talent agencies on Wednesday for getting paid in such a way that the agencies' financial interests prevail over those of their clients.

Writers Guild of America sues four major talent agencies

17 Apr 2019

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES, April 17 A long-simmering dispute between The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Association of Talent Agents (ATA) came to a head on Wednesday, with the WGA saying it had filed a lawsuit against the four major U.S. talent agencies.

Record 17.4 million watch 'Game of Thrones' kickoff for final season

16 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES Some 17.4 million Americans watched the first episode of the final season of television's "Game of Thrones" - a record audience for the medieval fantasy series, cable channel HBO said on Monday.

Obama, Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dogg pay tribute to rapper Nipsey Hussle

12 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES Former U.S. President Barack Obama sent a letter, Stevie Wonder sang, and Snoop Dogg called slain rapper Nipsey Hussle a "peace advocate" at a Los Angeles memorial on Thursday attended by family members, friends and thousands of fans. | Video

Ovations, hugs and soaring speeches as Apple embraces Hollywood

29 Mar 2019

Apple Inc brought in Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Aniston and Jason Momoa to talk up its new television streaming service at a Hollywood-style event on Monday marked by standing ovations, hugs and soaring rhetoric.

Backlash begins over 'Leaving Neverland' Jackson abuse documentary

06 Mar 2019

LOS ANGELES Some radio stations in Canada and the Netherlands stopped playing Michael Jackson's music and fans bombarded Oprah Winfrey with hateful messages after the broadcast of a documentary about alleged child abuse by the late singer.

Michael Jackson's legacy under microscope in new sex abuse film

28 Feb 2019

LOS ANGELES Almost 10 years after his sudden death, Michael Jackson's legacy is under fresh scrutiny in a documentary about alleged child sex abuse that has been met with outrage by the singer's family. | Video

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