Compared to yesterday's Office-closing, 24-postponing day on the picket lines, today's reports from the Hollywood writers' strike were a bit less dramatic. But some major developments still emerged, so read on:
- ABC is planning to air the eight filmed episodes of Lost in February as previously planned — even if that means it cuts off after an awkward cliffhanger.
- This story rounds up how the strike affects cable networks. Among the big news: Dirt will have a shortened season. Also, maybe this is how HBO figured we'd have time to watch In Treatment.
- Friday shows, including Friday Night Lights, might start airing on other nights since Fridays get low ratings anyway.
- Who wants to mediate the dispute now? Bill Clinton.
- Here's a roundup of the reality programming that could be coming our way soon, including an NBC show called Clash of the Choirs. I'm so not kidding.
- The cast of Grey's Anatomy" joined the picketing writers on Wednesday, prompting the chant "It's alright, it's OK, we've got all our friends from Grey's!"
Sandra Oh seemed particularly into it; to watch her picketing, just read more
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