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Will Hollywood Writers Go on Strike?

21 March, 2017 (16:41) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

6:00 AM PDT 3/21/2017 by Jonathan Handel Hollywood Reporter As the number of scripted series and TV writers surge, shorter orders stall the volume of produced episodes and staff writer earnings, while screenwriters’ wages drop 21 percent. With scripted television booming — 455 series this season, more than double the number six years ago — […]

‘Legion’ ‘The Affair’ ‘Lucifer’ & ‘The OA’ Among 15 TV Projects Receiving California Tax Credits!

17 March, 2017 (11:54) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by Dominic Patten  March 17, 2017 10:11am Despite what Charlie Daniels claims, the Devil did not go down to Georgia after all, but rather California when it comes to tax incentives. Fox’s relocating Lucifer joins FX’s just-renewed Legion, Showtime’s The Affair and Netflix’s The OA among 15 TV projects that will receive big-bucks tax credits from the Golden […]

SAG-AFTRA Board Extends David White’s Contract to 2020!

15 October, 2016 (19:02) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter@VariTumblr  October 15, 2016 | 04:28PM PT SAG-AFTRA’s national board has given a two-year extension to David White as National Executive Director to 2020. .The board voted unanimously on Saturday to extend White’s agreement to Oct. 11, 2020, effective immediately. Details of the agreement are confidential.  SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, Executive Vice […]

(Added Take) DGA: Gains For First-Time Female & Minority TV Directors Slow But Steady.

17 August, 2016 (15:26) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb August 17, 2016 11:00am The number of female first-time episodic TV directors has nearly tripled since 2009, and the number of minority first-time helmers has nearly doubled, according to the latest report from the DGA. Even so, the vast majority of first-timers are white males: Of the 619 first-timers who got […]

WGA Earning up for 5th year in a row!

5 July, 2016 (22:28) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb  July 5, 2016 1:11pm Earnings by members of the WGA West topped $1 billion last year for a fifth year in a row, although total employment was down 1.6% from the previous year, according to the guild’s latest earnings report. Related WGA West Pencils In $4 Million Surplus For Fiscal 2016 Film […]