The self-proclaimed “naughty” co-owner of the Four Seasons, Julian Niccolini, is facing felony charges over allegations that he tried to force himself on a family friend during a recent party. Even so, the Times reports, he made it out of jail in time to oversee Henry Kissinger’s power lunch Thursday afternoon.
Congratulations go out today (we think) to Harvey and Bob Weinstein, whose 2008 Mogul Comeback Tour finds them diversifying yet again en route to reclaiming some kind of surly, deep-pocketed mojo. It all starts on television, apparently, where the brothers plan to renew their old Miramax TV experiment with a full slate of new programming drawing on the success of Project Runway. One show, the late Anthony Minghella's No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, has already found traction at HBO; the rest, however, comprises a mixed bag ranging from retreads to stillbirths — and that's before we even get to their plans for Broadway: