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Hollywood Writers Strike

The 2007-08 Writers Strike

David Macaray | Posted 11.04.2013 | Media
David Macaray

Because of our fascination with glamour and money, events that happen in Hollywood seem way more exciting than events that happen elsewhere.

Sources: Writers And Studios To Resume Negotiations

Los Angeles Times | Richard Verrier and Claudia Eller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Spurred by the day-old employment contract negotiated by the Directors Guild, Hollywood's writers and the major studios agreed Friday to resume their ...

Strike Threatens To Derail Golden Globe Awards

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Golden Globe Awards were thrust into deeper jeopardy Wednesday when the striking writers guild refused to negotiate with Globe organizers about st...

NBC: Strike, Picketers Won't Cancel Golden Globes

People | Stephen M. Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The welcome mat is out for George Clooney, Keira Knightley and Julia Roberts - as well as the other Golden Globe nominees. NBC says that the Jan. 13 ...

Writers Threaten Mass Picket Of Golden Globes

New York Times | MICHAEL CIEPLY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hollywood's glamour machine has gotten stuck between a promise that the stars will still show up at next month's Golden Globes and a threat that 3,000...

No Dice: Meeting Between Letterman And Writers Ends With No Deal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

David Letterman doesn't even need writers to have fun with this one. The late-night comic's representatives met with striking writers on Friday in an...

Letterman To Meet With Writers Today

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Leaders of striking television writers plan to meet Friday with David Letterman's production company in an attempt to reach a separate deal that could...

Striking Writers Heckle Carson Daly, Get Tossed Out Of Taping

Defamer | Mark Lisanti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Having survived a public buggering following the announcement that he'd be the first late-night talkshow host to cross the WGA picket line and the sub...

Letterman To Cut Deal To Bring Writers Back To "Late Show"

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki FInke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATED THROUGHOUT: Sources tell me the Writers Guild Of America is intending to grant David Letterman's independent production company Worldwide Pant...

Leno Tells Staff He Will Pay Them Through Christmas

Variety | JOSEF ADALIAN and DAVE MCNARY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Tonight Show" host Jay Leno met with his staff Wednesday and vowed that he'd continue personally to pay their salaries through at least Christmas. L...

Carson Daly Defies Strike To Get Back On Air: "We Ran Out Of Repeats"

AP | Frazier Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Carson Daly killed a few moments Monday night sharing snapshots of his "Last Call" staffers during their four-week hiatus. He noted, gratefully, that...

Watch Project "Speechless" Video Featuring Felicity Huffman and Bill Macy

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This is the eighth of the Writers Guild Of America member-conceived Internet videos for Project "Speechless" featuring A-list Screen Actors Guild tale...

NBC Picketer: Strike-Breaker Daly "Almost Ran Me Over"

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As if this week's controversy over non-WGA member Carson Daly crossing the picket line and going back to work wasn't enough, here's more. Adam Waring,...

A Deal Struck To End The Writers' Strike?

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

As the WGA strike begins its 4th week, I've been told positive news about today's resumption of contract talks between the writers and the producers. ...

Carson Daly First Late-Night Host To Break The Strike

AP | Frazier Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC's "Last Call with Carson Daly" is about to become the first late-night talk show to defy the writers strike and resume production. Daly, who is n...

Report: Yesterday's Writer's Strike Talks "Productive," Today "They Really Start Advancing The Ball Forward"

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

I am thrilled to give you a report on how today's much-anticipated resumed contract talks went between the writers and the producers. And they went we...

Striking Writers Finding Other Outlets To Express Themselves

The New York Times | Joanne Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sometimes it seems that every time the striking television and movie writers put down their picket signs, they pick up their pencils. They are writin...

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Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today, as we enter the fourth week of the writers' strike — and the first day of resumed negotiations between sides — the New York Times ...

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Writers' Strike Leaves Hollywood's Least Powerful Out In The Cold

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Amidst whispers that Hollywood's power agents may be brokering a back channel détente to bring media moguls and striking showbiz writers back to the ...