Hollywood received a welcome bit of good news on Wednesday as the striking scribes and the majors agreed to a fourth day of closed-door contract talks -- a previously unplanned session -- for today.
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A UCLA economist is throwing cold water on estimates that the writers strike will have a $1 billion economic impact if it lasts as long as the WGA's five-month work stoppage in 1988.
The sound of silence gripped Hollywood for a second straight day as striking writers negotiated with studios and nets behind closed doors to end the 23-day work stoppage.
Leave it to showbiz types to turn picket lines into street theater -- and quite the social scene.
A broad cross-section of union members and officials gathered Tuesday in Gotham's Washington Square Park for a rally in support of striking writers.
A prolonged U.S. writers' strike will benefit European entertainment production giant Endemol.
Hollywood remained on the edge of its collective seat Monday amid hopes for a possible end to the writers strike.
The Writers Guild of Great Britain is urging members to join a demonstration in central London on Wednesday in support of the U.S. screenwriters strike.
As the WGA strike begins its fourth week, the outcome of Hollywood's first significant labor crisis in 20 years is anything but certain.To read Variety's strike survey, click here
For the first time since they went on strike three weeks ago, showbiz writers will meet today at the bargaining table with their employers.