Tuesday, December 04, 2007
CRIMINAL MINDS: CBS' LES MOONVES TALKS ABOUT THE STRIKE.
Criminal Minds: CBS Corp Chief Executive Leslie Moonves said on Tuesday he was not sure there would be a quick resolution to the screenwriters strike against Hollywood studios because the two sides remain "far apart."
"I am hopeful, I'm not terribly optimistic," Moonves said as screenwriters and studios were due to resume negotiations to end a strike now in its fifth week.
"It's important both sides stay in the room to discuss the issues and come to a resolution," Moonves said at an investor conference sponsored by UBS. He added, however, that "personality disputes between the different sides" have slowed negotiations..........