Hollywood Docket: Bergstein warrant withdrawn; Letterman blackmailer sentenced; 'Family Guy'

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Hollywood Docket: Bergstein warrant withdrawn; Letterman blackmailer sentenced; 'Family Guy'

Wed May 05, 2010 @ 09:18AM PST
  • An arrest warrant for David Bergstein has been withdrawn after an L.A. judge heard from the embattled Pangea Media CEO in person. Bergstein had a good excuse: He didn't appear previously because he had two other court hearings at the same time. [THR]
  • The former TV news producer who was convicted of trying to blackmail David Letterman was sentenced to six months in prison. [ABC] 
  • Three sets of amici briefs have been filed in support of UMG's appeal in the Veoh case. The RIAA, NMPA, NBC Universal, American Federation of Musicians, ASCAP, BMI and Washington Legal Foundation have all weighed in on this important case concerning safe harbor in copyright laws. [C&C] 
  • The Parents Television Group thinks that last Sunday's episode of Fox's "Family Guy" was an attempt to spit in the face of the FCC. Nah, since when does "Family Guy" mock anyone? [LAT] 

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