NBC is mulling the idea of using substitute hosts to replace its latenight stars.
Writers Guild Of America
AFTRA and the WGA have gotten into a brawl over Ellen DeGeneres working during the writers strike.
The WGA walkout may have rendered the 2007-08 television season stillborn — but that doesn't mean the networks have stopped planning for the next campaign.
With the WGA strike in its fifth day, scribes and their leaders have remained strident - and unapologetic - with an energetic rally that drew an estimated 4,000 supporters in Century City.
Friday, Nov. 9 ended the first week of the 2007 WGA strike. It was also the night that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held the Jack Oakie Celebration of Comedy in Film featuring Judd…
Studios that scrambled to stockpile scripts in advance of the writers strike are now forced into a Darwinian dilemma: They must pick the fittest projects, and perhaps scuttle the rest.
Attention, writers and studios: While you've haggled over how to divvy up the spoils from your work, there's a subculture already jockeying to cash in on your labor misery.
Far from the WGA picket lines, there's a place where top-tier screenwriters are, in theory, still free to work on movies backed by the U.S. studios.
Both sides in the writers strike proclaim they're eager to get back to the negotiating table -- until you read the fine print.
Screenwriter solidarity begins in the classroom -- and a lesson about union fidelity is being taught to wannabe scribes who don't even have their WGA union cards yet.
A sizeable chunk of WGA members -- who backed the guild with an overwhelming strike authorization and have been walking picket lines -- will break ranks with their union for the first time today.