Guest Host: Steve Roberts

A look at the writers’ strike and its possible short and long-term effects on television, film, and an increasingly-digitized industry.


  • Charlie Rubin Writer-producer, "Law and Order: Criminal Intent;" director of New York University's television writing program at the Tisch School of the Arts.
  • Nikki Finke Columnist for "LA Weekly;" she blogs at
  • Dean Valentine Former CEO of the UPN television network; former president of Walt Disney Television; now runs Symbolic Action, a media investment fund, focused on the convergence of content and technology.

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