Above, Nick Counter of the AMPTP cooks the books, and tries to figure out how few pennies to give the writers for DVD sales for Christmas.
Nikki Finke at Deadline Hollywood Daily has an exclusive update on the strike. She reports that Jeffery Katzenberg of Dreamworks met with television showrunners, and started to make headway on a deal to get talks started again. But when Katzenberg presented this proposal to restart talks to the head of Warner Bros. Barry Meyer (who is viewed as a hardliner) he flat out rejected the overture.
And who said the billionaire Hollywood moguls don't have Christmas spirit?