Welcome back to What I’m Hearing, after a long, tough week for a lot of people.
Programming note: This week on The Town, Lucas Shaw and I parsed the impact of streaming service price hikes, and music litigator Howard King walked me through the behind-the-scenes disputes over songwriting credits. Tomorrow we’re dropping the episode recorded Thursday from the Bloomberg event, so subscribe here or here now.
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Discussed in this issue: Kevin Costner, Ted Sarandos, Nelson Peltz, David Zaslav, Julia Ormond, Taylor Swift, Jenji Kohan, Rick Rubin, Bruno Mars, Amy Reinhard, Rob Stringer, Jerry Seinfeld, Daniel Ek, Graham Yost, Adam Aron, Jimmy Pitaro… and a leaked Scientology video.