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Rhinos and Wolves July 14, 2008

Posted by David Card in Media.
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I have been known to say the TV industry is a little more “disciplined” – code word for less ego-driven – than movies or music. I should have known better. Must-read blow-by-blow story in the Journal of NBC’s and Dick Wolf’s squabbles over licensing Law & Order.

    “…He is a rhinoceros, and he attacks with his horn ready for combat,” says Tom Fontana, the executive producer of a number of hit television shows, including NBC’s “Homicide: Life on the Street,” and a close friend of Mr. Wolf. “What makes it difficult to work for NBC is that they’re like a pack of wolves, always nipping at the rhinoceros’s heels.”
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