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TGP Founder Jim Hoft to Speak on Blogging and How to Defeat the Fake News Media in Cape Girardeau Saturday

The Gateway Pundit founder Jim Hoft will speak Saturday morning at the Southeast Missouri chapter of the Missouri WritersGuild in the Cape... The post TGP Founder Jim Hoft to Speak on Blogging and How to Defeat the Fake News Media in Cape Girardeau Saturday appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

BAD ECONOMICS, MICRO AND MACRO EDITION: Micro: ‘We are the Obama people,’ said Camille Sweene…

BAD ECONOMICS, MICRO AND MACRO EDITION: Micro: ‘We are the Obama people,’ said Camille Sweeney, a New York writer and member of the Authors Guild. Her insurance is being canceled, and she is dismayed that neither her pediatrician nor her general practitioner appears to be on the exchange plans. What to do has become a […]

Can Cancon Compete?: A Response to the WGC on The Future of Canadian TV Production

My post this week on the recent CRTC's television licensing decision elicited a strongly worded response yesterday from the Writers Guild of Canada. My original post made two key points. First, responding to Kate Taylor's assertion that...Show More Summary

Writers Guild Ratifies New Contract

“Members of the Writers Guild of America have overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract with television and film producers,” the AP reports. “The guild announced Wednesday that the new agreement passed by a 99 percent margin, with only 30 members...

Writers Guild of America members vote to ratify a new contract

Members of the Writers Guild of America have voted overwhelmingly to ratify the new three-year contract that was approved by the union’s leadership this month after a nail-biting round of negotiations with the major Hollywood studios. The guild said in an announcement Wednesday that of the 3,647...

Studios Snubbed WGA’s Contract Proposal To Boost Women & Minority Writers

EXCLUSIVE: The WGA made no major gains in its new film and TV contract regarding diversity, which the guild has been pushing for years. "There was a proposal related to diversity on the table," an industry source said, "but the guild...Show More Summary

WGA ‘Appalled’ at FCC Investigation of Stephen Colbert Over Trump Monologue

Ajit Pai can’t catch a break this Monday. Just after John Oliver shaded the FCC commissioner for his lame Big Lebowski tweets and net neutrality stance, the Writers Guild of America has issued a statement slamming Pai, too. Last week, the FCC announced plans to review Colbert’s Late Show monologue ... More »

WGA “Appalled” Over FCC Review Of Stephen Colbert’s Crude Trump Tirade

With a strike adverted at the last minute last week, the Writers Guild of America today struck up a defense of Stephen Colbert against the FCC's so-called investigation of his late night scathing and lewd monologue against PresidentShow More Summary

For the Record

“Chuck” review: In the May 5 Calendar section, a photo caption accompanying a review of the film “Chuck” said actress Elisabeth Moss plays character Chuck Wepner’s girlfriend. She plays his wife. Writer’s Guild: In the May 3 Section A, an article about the Writers Guild of America’s contract with...

Writers Guild of America contract secures $86 million more in health plan contributions

As the Writers Guild of America moves closer to ratifying its agreement with the major Hollywood studios, key details of the proposed deal have emerged, including increases to the union’s employer-funded healthcare plan, which had faced mounting deficits. Some details of the agreement, which was...

15 Politicians’ Favorite TV Shows, From Most to Least Surprising

On Monday, beloved Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren posted a message to her Facebook page in solidarity with the Writers Guild of America, which is currently mulling a strike. Innocuous enough at first glance, a closer look at the post yields a stunning revelation: beloved Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren is a fan of Ballers. In fact, […]

‘Transparent’s Faith Soloway Teams With UK’s Dancing Ledge For ‘Super Sensitives’

WritersGuild Award nominee Faith Soloway is teaming with Laurence Bowen’s UK indie Dancing ledge Productions on comedy/drama Super Sensitives. This is the first U.S. series for Dancing Ledge, which was established last year with backing...Show More Summary

Les Moonves “Relieved” WGA Strike Averted; CBS Boss “Sympathetic” To Scribes’ Concerns

"I think the town is very relieved that we are all going to keep working,” said Les Moonves today at the Milken Global Conference of the strike averting deal struck on May 2 between the Writers Guild and the studios. "A lot of us who...Show More Summary

Settlement averts what could have been a costly Hollywood strike

For all the drama that went with the Writers Guild of America and Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers negotiations, at least one key element of the discussions seemed logically, absolutely necessary. That’s how to fairly...Show More Summary

Hollywood Writers Kept the Heat on Studios to Win Their Contract

The Writers Guild said that the near-unanimous backing of its members allowed for “unprecedented gains,” including $130 million more for its members.

Your Fall TV and Movie Seasons Are Safe: Hollywood Narrowly Avoids a Writers Strike

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Even in the face of an actual 3.0 earthquake, the negotiations between Writers Guild of America and The Alliance Of Motion Picture And Television Producers went on until the very last second.

Florists, prop houses and other Hollywood vendors shelve austerity plans after WGA strike is averted

Local businesses that cater to film and television production were happily shelving austerity plans on Tuesday after the Writers Guild of America avoided a costly strike. Businesses including prop houses, florists and transportation firms had been prepared to lay off employees, cut hours of operation...

Hollywood is relieved after Writers Guild of America reaches deal and avoids a strike

The entertainment industry went back to work as usual on Tuesday after the Writers Guild of America reached a tentative deal in the early morning hours for a new contract with the major Hollywood studios. Although the deal still has to be ratified by guild members, the possibility of a strike now...

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