Rumors are afoot that the Director's Guild (DGA) is on the verge of signing a deal with the AMPTP. This could be very good news or very bad news. Or just a rumor. For the latest check out United Hollywood.
Still more strike news: the congloms have canceled contracts on many of their top TV writing teams. This move essentially sinks the fall pilot season. It also impacts the 'upper tier' writers. So it'll be interesting to see how it all pans out.