ovitz1.JPGI’m told he showed up at the Roybal federal building although his lawyer shooed away reporters. No, he didn’t take the witness stand today and was left cooling his heels. Supposedly, Mike testifies tomorrow. Speaking of the former CAA co-founder and fired Walt Disney Co president, he was the butt of a joke today at a media breakfast hosted by Syracuse’s Newhouse School of Communications, in conjunction with The New Yorker and Condé Nast, as part of the “Newhouse School in New York” series. Given that the keynote speaker was Walt Disney Co CEO Bob Iger, host Ken Auletta remarked, “I haven’t seen this many smiling ABC faces since Michael Ovitz left.”  Gee, and I still remember when the CEO pornster Auletta used to fall all over himself genuflecting to MO like everybody else in the media…