Pencils sent to Media Moguls Posted December 11, 2007

The "Pencils 2 Moguls" scheme, which was backed by show runner and co-creator of "The Big Bang Theory" Bill Prady, has completed its first phase to send pencils to the big media moguls, including CBS's Les Moonves, hoping to pressure them into ending the strike.

According to United Hollywood, 500,000 pencils will now be distributed to the media moguls in a plan similar to the "Nuts for Jericho" ploy to get CBS to renew drama "Jericho" - which they indeed did, bringing the show back this season only to be interrupted by the strike.

You can still donate money for pencils to the Pencils 2 Media Moguls scheme at

Similar Stories

Title Date Posted
SAG rift might avert strike December 15, 2008

The Screen Actors Guild is suffering an internal rift that might avert a costly actors' strike.

Actors to strike? November 29, 2008

Hollywood is on the brink of another costly strike as the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) is to send out strike ballot papers to members next month.

Actors to strike? June 24, 2008

One strike in a year is bad luck, but two? A scary prospect which will put fear in the heart of studio execs.

Big Bang Theory back into production! February 13, 2008

CBS has officially announced The Big Bang Theory will return to the air on March 17 for 9 new episodes. For more info, please read this article..

Writers to vote on proposed deal February 10, 2008

The leaders of the Writers Guild of America have unanimously voted to put the proposed deal, between the Guild and the producers, to Guild members. Writers will vote on Tuesday over whether to end the strike immediately, if the vote fails then striking will continue until the Guild holds a ten day vote on the contract itself. Showrunners will return to work tomorrow (Monday) for the first time in 3 months, that will see The Big Bang Theory's showrunner Bill Prady able to return to work..