Hollywood Docket: 'Sopranos' spat; trustee vs. Bergstein; Gene Simmons

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Hollywood Docket: 'Sopranos' spat; trustee vs. Bergstein; Gene Simmons

Thu May 27, 2010 @ 10:43AM PST
  • HBO lawyers have sent CBS a letter requesting they stop touting a new Tom Selleck cop drama "Blue Bloods" as being "From the executive producers of 'The Sopranos.'" The new show is from Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess, who indeed have legitimate ties to the mafia drama, but apparently "Sopranos" creator David Chase and HBO are upset with the characterization. [NYM]
  • More details are emerging on the Disney secretary who the FBI has arrested for trying to sell corporate secrets. [THR] 
  • Today in David Bergstein drama: the trustee overseeing five Bergstein-controlled companies has filed a motion in federal bankruptcy court to force the troubled financier to sit for an interview and provide access to his personal computer. [THR
  • The L.A. County DA has decided not to pursue criminal charges against Kiss singer and reality TV star Gene Simmons in connection with a violent altercation. [TMZ]
  • Here's some advice: if you want to quash a subpoena that will result in being identified as an alleged copyright pirate, don't use your real name! [Internet Cases

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