This is Dana Harris, editor of Variety.com. It's a little after noon on Monday, the first day of the writer's strike. WGA Strike Blog is Variety's portal for all things writers strike — reports from…
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The chant of the pickets gathered outside Paramount's iconic main gate said it all: "Why are we standing outside this gate? 'Cause we got screwed in '88!"
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Once a WGA walkout begins, B.J. Novak -- a writer and a star of NBC's hit comedy "The Office" -- will face a very tough choice.
Latenight talkers, daytime sudsers and primetime multicam laffers will feel the pinch first, once TV writers hit the picket lines.
Despite buzz that this could be the final season for "ER," exec producer John Wells isn't ready to call it quits just yet.
Hollywood's film studios won't be hitting the panic button anytime soon.
Hollywood is going to all-out war, after last-minute talks gave false hope that today's strike by the Writers Guild of America could be averted -- or at least delayed for a few days.