As expected, the late-night comedy shows were
the first casualties of the strike by Hollywood writers.
"The Late Show With David Letterman" and "The Tonight Show
with Jay Leno" went into reruns last night.
Other late-night shows bound for reruns included "The Daily
Show," "Colbert Report," "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,"
"Late Night with Conan O'Brien," "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and
"Last Call with Carson Daly."
One of the highest-rated prime-time shows, "Dancing With the
Stars," aired as planned last night, with its hosts ad-libbing.
No new negotiations have been scheduled, although the writers
guild negotiating committee does plan a meeting of its members. The
chief negotiator for the producers says they're "hunkered down"