This is so thin it doesn’t even qualify as a rumour, but it’s a weekend, so here goes: A couple of Hollywood insiders told us last night they’re hearing that the CBS’s Les Moonves is agitating to have the studios reopen talks with the striking writers.
Moonves: The weakest link?
This would make sense. As Michael Learmonth argues, CBS is more dependent on scripted shows than reality- and Superbowl-stoked Fox, and, unlike NBC, it doesn’t have a global conglomerate’s financials in which to bury its pain.
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