Prompted by their overseas WGA colleagues, Italy's screenwriters are threatening strike action over new media residuals.
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As if anyone needed proof, the WGA and the studios are now further apart than they were 11 days ago when the strike started.
Primetime thesps are about to find out how the WGA strike will affect their own employment status.
George Clooney has donated $25,000 to the Actors Fund, money that is earmarked to provide emergency assistance to workers in the entertainment industry who fall on hard times because of the strike.
The standoff between AMPTP and WGA could put striking writers on a collision course with the Golden Globes, Grammys, SAG Awards, Independent Spirit Awards and the Academy Awards.
Reps for several of the major latenight skeins -- including "Late Show With David Letterman," "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" -- have been engaging in secret…
The Intl. Affiliation of Writers Guilds has called for an international day of solidarity to show support for the Writers Guild of America strike.
Ellen DeGeneres has pulled the plug on plans to tape her show next week in New York, where Writers Guild East members had vowed to protest her decision to stay on the air during their strike.
There's an image war raging during the WGA strike, and the writers seem to be winning.
In another sign the congloms are readying themselves for a long strike, the networks have started tightening their belts.