“In order to have any real impact, the strike will have to be at least as long as the ’88 strike, which lasted six months.” – J. Michael Straczynski, on Nov. 1st
“As the WGA strike begins its 4th week, I’ve been told positive news about today’s resumption of contract talks between the writers and the producers. … a very reliable source tells me that there appears to be a deal seemingly in place between both sides. “It’s already done, basically,” the insider describes. – Nikki Finke, today
I should point out that these two reports are not necessarily inconsistent.