Welcome back to What I’m Hearing on this historic Yom Kippur evening. So much to say about this Writers Guild deal, but tonight our labor expert Jonathan Handel and I have a first take, with some in-the-room details…
Programming note: I’m on CBS Mornings tomorrow and MSNBC’s Morning Joe at about 9:10 a.m. Eastern. This week on The Town: Lucas Shaw and I debated who’ll suffer permanent damage from the strike; Casey Wasserman explained how his agents and managers will work together; and Michael Wolff teed off on Lachlan Murdoch. Subscribe here and here.
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Also, a quick note that I’ll be interviewing BofA media analyst Jessica Reif Ehrlich at our first Puck Quarterly Call this Thursday at 1:00 p.m. ET. This is a new subscriber-only perk to hear directly from industry analysts and insiders, plus my Puck colleagues. Click here to RSVP.
Discussed in this issue: Ted Sarandos, Rupert Murdoch, David Goodman, David Slack, Drew Barrymore, Donna Langley, David Zaslav, Taylor Swift, Carol Lombardini, Bob Iger, Chris Keyser… and my Larry David voice.