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Archive for tag: THR

SAG-AFTRA Presidential Candidate Pete Antico Challenges Field to Debate!

24 July, 2017 (00:38) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

6:06 PM PDT 7/23/2017 by Jonathan Handel  Hollywood Reporter @Handel The incumbent says She’ll consider it, a key challenger didn’t respond and the two dark horses indicated willingness  SAG-AFTRA presidential candidate Pete Antico has challenged the other four candidates to a debate, he announced Sunday in an email to The Hollywood Reporter. “Consider this a formal […]

Lucrative TV Residuals Frozen Again in New Union Agreements!

5 June, 2017 (10:58) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

7:30 AM PDT 6/5/2017 by Jonathan Handel jh@jhandel.comjhandel A primetime residuals freeze in the new DGA and WGA deals gets little attention, as does a slowdown in syndication residuals. As talks between SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers continue in advance of a June 30 contract expiration, one thing isn’t in […]

Studios Present New Offer to Writers as Mysterious Memo Warns “Be Ready to Strike”

30 April, 2017 (17:02) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

1:35 PM PDT 4/30/2017 by Jonathan Handel A walkout at an economic cost of $200 million per week seems increasingly likely — but could still be averted. Meanwhile, a reported memo from the WGA isn’t actually from the WGA. Hollywood moved closer to its first major strike in a decade Sunday, with studio and WGA […]

WGA Members Authorize Strike as Negotiations Resume Tomorrow!

24 April, 2017 (18:32) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

4:34 PM PDT 4/24/2017 by Jonathan Handel A resounding 96.3 percent voted yes. Writers Guild of America members have voted to authorize a strike against Hollywood studios and producers, the guild announced Tuesday in a letter to members obtained by The Hollywood Reporter. A walkout would start May 2, the union has previously said, if […]

TV Showrunners Speak Out on Possible Writers Strike: “Anybody Would Be Crazy to Want One.”

19 April, 2017 (11:27) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

7:30 AM PDT 4/14/2017 by Jonathan Handel “The idea that we should just roll over and take it up the ass [is] a terrible, terrible thing,” Stephen Falk of ‘You’re the Worst’ tells THR as the minds behind ‘Fargo,’ ‘The Americans’ and ‘Better Call Saul’ also weigh in on the strike authorization vote. The Writers […]