Related: R.I.P. Thomas T.S. Cook Los Angeles – The Writers Guild of America, West has named the late OscarTM and Emmy-nominated and Writers Guild Award-winning writer Thomas S. Cook as its 2014 Morgan Cox Award honoree in recognition of his Guild service. Show More Summary
Breaking Bad leads the nominees for the Writers Guild of America awards, which were announced on Thursday. The AMC drama, which concluded its run in September, received four nominations, including one for Best Drama Series. Read More...Show More Summary
Just two days after the Producers' Guild of America announced the web series nominees for its annual awards show, the Writers' Guild of America has done the same. In the Original New Media category, Husbands, Lauren, and Sylvia Plath: Girl Detective are all up for nomination. The WGA first began handing out awards for new media writing back in 2010. Show More Summary
Los Angeles and New York – The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation during the 2013 season. Show More Summary
A group of 150 current and recent writers, producers, and associate producers working at reality TV producer Sharp Entertainment filed today for an National Labor Relations Board election to join the Writers Guild of America East. They...Show More Summary
She may have called striking Fashion Police scribes “schmuck writers” and “idiots” and got slammed earlier this week by the Writers Guild of America East, but a “stunned” Joan Rivers today says she is “supportive of the striking writers” (read the full statement below). Show More Summary
Calling striking Fashion Police scribes “schmuck writers” and “idiots”, Joan Rivers is back in hot water with the Writers Guild of America East. “Her latest statement egregiously violates the spirit of the rest of the settlement,” said Michael Winship, President of the WGA East today (see his full statement below). Show More Summary
Writers and producers who craft the story lines behind National Geographic Channel's "Doomsday Preppers" and other reality-TV shows lose $40 million annually in lost wages, according to a new survey by the Writers Guild of America, East.
The Writers Guild of America East says that reality TV show producers and crew members are owed an average of $30,000 a year for unpaid overtime and a lack of breaks, which totals something like $40 million a year in the industry. This...Show More Summary
The Writers Guild of America, West and Writers Guild of America, East today named the members of the negotiating committee who will soon sit down with the Alliance of Motion Picture and TV Producers. With heavy hitting scribes such as recently re-elected board members Billy Ray and David S. Show More Summary
No date has been set for discussions with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. The Writers Guilds of America, West and East have named the members of the negotiating committee for their upcoming contract negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Show More Summary
SAG-AFTRA and Writers Guild of America, West are backing actor Junie Hoang's appeal of the verdict in her age discrimination lawsuit against the entertainment industry website IMDb.
EXCLUSIVE: Final Draft, Inc. and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have renewed the vows that helped make Final Draft the #1 market dominant scripting software used by screenwriters and wannabe scribes everywhere. The deal, first inked in 2006 and then re-upped in 2008, will continue for another 3-year term under the latest re-up. Show More Summary
Joan Rivers’ escaped the Writers Guild of America’s wrath but Fashion Police scribe Larry Amoros has not. After a September 30 hearing, the WGAW board voted on October 11 to expel the guild member for writing for the E! Network’s series during a Guild-sanctioned strike. Amoros has also been hit with a fine of $14,000.00, DEVELOPING.
This spring, the Writers Guild of America, West demanded a $3 million bond from Nickelodeon because of “chronically late residuals payment and inadequate reporting practices”. At that time, the Guild threatened to issue a stop work order for writers who worked on Nick shows if the Viacom-owned network failed to pay up. Show More Summary
The Writers Guild of America, West, says it has collected $11 million in residual payments and interest for writers who work on Nickelodeon shows.
Joan Rivers was threatened over the summer with being booted from the Writers Guild of America East. But according to a statement Monday, the Guild and the comedian have come to an agreement.
Comedian Joan Rivers has ended her spat with the Writers Guild of America.
Joan Rivers and the Writers Guild of America East have resolved the charges brought against Rivers, the organization announced Monday. The guild had charged Rivers with violating its rules by continuing to write for E!'s Fashion Police, even though the show's writers have been on strike since mid-April. Show More Summary
The Writers Guild of America East and Joan Rivers announced today that they have resolved the charges brought against the Fashion Police host