Spike Feresten by Michael Becker/Fox Spike Feresten by Michael Becker/Fox

Coming in a distant last in the late-night talk hosts' race to announce their respective intra-strike returns, Fox's Talkshow with Spike Feresten has disclosed its plan to resume new shows on Jan. 12.

Elsewhere in Strikeland, Jan. 7 has been set as the tentative start date for the Directors Guild's own negotiations with the AMPTP. The feeling is that if the DGA can (as expected) quickly hammer out its own deal, those terms will more than likely dictate what the WGA can expect to walk away with.

In TVGuide.com's Strike Watch blog:
" Alec Baldwin: WGA Negotiators "Should Be Replaced"