Tag: Writers Guild of America

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Strike Averted as Hollywood Writers Reach Deal with Studios

May 2 (UPI) — The Writers Guild of America on Tuesday said it has reached a tentative agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, avoiding a strike just as its most current contract expired.

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‘Peak TV’ Point of Contention as Writers, Studios Negotiate Amid Strike Threat

So-called “Peak TV” and its expansive array of series has been great for viewers, say Hollywood scribes, but not so much for writers. On Monday, the Writers Guild of America will resume negotiations over a new contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, which represents broadcast and cable networks and movie studios.

Chelsea Handler speaks onstage during the 2017 Writers Guild Awards L.A. Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 19, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for WGAw)

Hollywood Writers Trash Trump at Politically-Charged WGA Awards

Sunday night’s Writer’s Guild of America awards show turned into a full-fledged array of anti-Donald Trump-bashing as Hollywood’s top writers repeatedly skewered the president during presentations and acceptance speeches.