Jon Robin Baitz on “Dickensian hubris”

Tip of the nib to the Los Angeles Times’ Show Tracker blog for this open letter from “Brothers & Sisters” creator/exec producer Jon Robin Baitz. I’ve posted it in its entirety under Opinions From the Front in the sidebar, but here’s a selection:

It is my sad conclusion that there is a faction within AMPTP that wishes to break the guild or at very least, gore it, and wait this out, so as to cynically write off an entire season of unprofitable programming decisions and lay the way for future gains…. As a means of negotiating, stonewalling on the income from internet and future media with very creators of the content, seems, in the seventh year of this century, steeped in Dickensian hubris, a-historic, and finally, unsustainable.

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