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WGA: 87% Of All Scripted TV Shows Are Packaged In Field “Dominated” By WME And CAA

15 March, 2018 (15:18) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    by David Robb March 15, 2018 2:10pm Nearly 90% of all TV shows are packaged by talent agencies, and nearly 80% of those shows are packaged by WME and CAA, according to data collected by the Writers Guild of America West. In a review of the 2016-2017 television season, WGA West found that […]

WGA West, Disney/ABC TV Group Set Participants in Writer Training Programs

26 February, 2018 (23:16) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  February 26, 2018 11:58AM PT By Ariana Brockington Variety The Writers Guild of America West and Disney/ABC TV Group have unveiled participants in separate training programs designed to create opportunities for writers from diverse backgrounds. The WGAW has set nine honorees for its 2018 TV Writer Access Project. The recipients are nine diverse writers […]

WGA West Adopts “Zero Tolerance” Sexual Harassment Policy!

31 January, 2018 (23:12) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    12:40 PM PST 1/31/2018 by Jonathan Handel Hollywood Reporter jh@jhandel.com jhandel Still, the forceful yet nuanced statement says, “a writer achieves or retains membership despite any personal criminal history.” The Writers Guild of America West announced a “Statement of Principles on Sexual Harassment” in an email to its members Wednesday morning, supporting a […]

Writers Guild Talks Resume But Demands Are Triple the Studios’ Likely Offer!

10 April, 2017 (16:48) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

7:50 AM PDT 4/10/2017 by Jonathan Handel Can five more days of talks avert a strike when the union wants a $535 million contract and the studios are at around $180 million The Writers Guild and Hollywood’s studio alliance resume talks Monday morning in Sherman Oaks, but a strike seems increasingly probable after the WGA’s condemnation of studio proposals — […]

WGA Says It’s Ready To Return To Bargaining Table – Update!

30 March, 2017 (02:24) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb March 29, 2017 7:56pm UPDATE with more info: Responding to press inquiries, the WGA says it’s willing to return to the bargaining table “whenever the AMPTP is ready to meet and invites us back” – even as WGA leaders are urging their members to authorize a strike.  Related WGA Strike Talk: […]