So on the one hand, US broadcast networks are getting worried that all the good writers are leaving for cable. The good writers don't want to go through the development process at the networks.
On the other hand, cable subscriptions are dropping in the US, down from 65.4% of US homes in 2006 to 55.3% now.
So if everyone's going to cable to sell drama, but cable is dying…
Well, it's more complicated than that, but you see my point?