TV studios to producers: You have to go away. Now.

That didn't take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately.

Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services — will still get paid. — J.A.

More Biz

  • Harvey Weinstein arrives to court in

    Weinstein Co. Sale Price Cut From $310 Million to $287 Million

    That didn't take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately. Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services […]

  • Ryan Kavanaugh

    Relativity Media Investor Claims $12.5 Million Fraud

    That didn't take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately. Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services […]

  • Paul Simon

    Paul Simon's 'What Not to Bring' List for Farewell Concert Is Astonishingly Thorough

    That didn't take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately. Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services […]

  • Eric Heisserer

    Patric Verrone, Eric Heisserer Seeking Writers Guild of America West Board Seats

    That didn't take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately. Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services […]

  • Ari Emanuel and Ray Waddell

    Endeavor's Ari Emanuel Credits His 'F---ed Up Mind' for Success Beyond the Agency Business

    That didn't take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately. Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services […]

  • Marshmello Signs Publishing Deal With Kobalt

    Marshmello Signs Publishing Deal With Kobalt

    That didn't take long: Less than 24 hours after the strike began, TV studios have sent letters to all producers with overall deals, informing them that their pacts are suspended, effective immediately. That means no more paychecks, effective immediately. Big caveat: Writers who have projects actively in production — and who are still rendering services […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content