The Writers Guild of America East has announced it has reached a three-year tentative deal with ABC covering 180 newsroom employees in New York and Washington, D.C.
Despite pressure from studios and nets, SAG has refused to back down from plans for expanding contract enforcement to locations outside the U.S. this week.
Longtime SAG exec Clinta Dayton, who was at the center of the guild's election disputes, has announced she plans to retire next year after 35 years at SAG.
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The Screen Actors Guild's election committee has dismissed challenges to last month's rerun election, prompting the complainants to say they will appeal the decision to the federal government.
Longtime TV marketing exec Alan Cohen has resigned as prexy of domestic theatrical marketing for 20th Century Fox after only three months.
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The Writers Guild of America East has reached a tentative deal with ABC covering newsroom employees in Gotham and Washington, D.C.
Ratcheting up its rhetoric, SAG has threatened to sue studios and networks if they interfere with the guild's plans for expanding contract enforcement to locations outside the U.S.