Contract talks 'stalemated'

Or so says Nikki Finke, who has been reporting the rumblings coming out of this week's negotiations between striking writers and the media companies. One source told her: "It's stalemated. Nothing's getting achieved." Keep in mind that these things have a way of turning on a dime, and it's hard to put much context in the various bits and pieces being leaked. Still, they are interesting, especially the part about CAA partner Bryan Lourd working both sides all week.

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