Hollywood Dreams Of Labor Peace, Internet Porn, And Starter Wives

· The trades discuss yesterday's big strike news that's allowing Hollywood its first glimmer of hope that a walkout might be avoided. (Please, no one say anything about the internet and digital downloads and ruin the town's brief buzz.) Also, THR unveils its stunning, strike-related news logo (at left). [THR, Variety]
· You know who hasn't had an unfunny family sitcom for far too long? Damon Wayans! Don't worry, ABC is busy filling this gaping hole in its primetime lineup. [THR]

· Judd Apatow officially joins pals Adam McKay and Will Ferrell as a partner at Funny Or Die, hoping that his bold idea to move the site into the porn space might help it finally generate some revenue. [Variety]
· USA promotes six-episode miniseries The Starter Wife to a full series, betting that its viewers' appetite for the lightly fictionalized tales of Gigi Levangie Grazer's time as a Hollywood war bride has not yet been sated. [THR]
· Breaking new ground in awards-season whoring, DreamWorks-Paramount is sending out screeners of Things We Lost in the Fire to Oscar voters on the same day it's released in theaters. [Variety]