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Monday November 5, 2007 11:00 am

Writers Strike Begins

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Daytime, Late Night, News,

DescriptionIt’s official – the has gone on strike after negotiations with the failed.  Picketers will make their stance in New York City and Los Angeles until a deal can be reached. Writers are demanding more revenue from DVD sales, but the producers refuse to give in. Late night talk shows will be the first to stop airing new episodes, as these programs remain very current in news and events. Daytime TV, which tapes about a week’s worth of shows in advance, will be the next casualty of the strike. Most studios have dozens of scripts stockpiled for favorite TV series and new movies, enough to last until early next year. The strike may set a precedent for the , as contracts are scheduled to run out next June.

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