You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

TV studios to producers: You have to go away. Now.

That didn’t take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately.

Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services — will still get paid. — J.A.

More Biz

  • Harvey Weinstein ousted

    Weinstein Co. Sued by Lindt Chocolatier Over Canceled Golden Globes Party

    That didn’t take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately. Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services […]

  • Pandora Shares Surge as Fourth-Quarter Subscription

    Pandora Shares Surge as Fourth-Quarter Subscription Revenue Climbs 63%

    That didn’t take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately. Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services […]

  • Eric Schneiderman

    Weinstein Co. Deal Moving Ahead After 3-Hour Meeting With Attorney General

    That didn’t take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately. Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services […]

  • Farrah Abraham 'Single AF' TV show

    Farrah Abraham Claims MTV 'Sex-Shamed' Her for Doing Porn

    That didn’t take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately. Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services […]

  • Ryan Reynolds Detective Pikachu

    Ryan Reynolds Buys Gin Company

    That didn’t take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately. Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content