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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.

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