On April 17, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) voted Calling a strike to improve working conditions For reps who have 98% support. There are already more than 11,000 writers who have left their posts, leaving the future of the series and the most-watched TV show up in the air, becoming the biggest strike in the sector since 2007.
That strike over 15 years ago had a huge impact It caused many series and programs to be terminated early or forgotten. Now, several years later, the aforementioned intend to wreak similar mayhem with Late Nights as their first victims.
As reported by Deadline, some US-based star programs such asThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon have discontinued While others like “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and “The Daily Show” will also have their sequels. Finally, “Real Time with Bill Maher,” “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” and “Saturday Night Live” will make their decisions in the coming days.
The demands made by the organizers are summarized in Increase the salaries of screenwriters for films, series, humor and variety shows. On the one hand, they are asking for the consolidation of remuneration and payments left to film scriptwriters. Finally, a decent salary throughout the film production process and strengthening regulations for material produced with AI.