Tentative deal reached on the Hollywood writers strike
Sep 25, 2023

Tentative deal reached on the Hollywood writers strike

The Writers Guild of America reached a proposed contract agreement with Hollywood studios over the weekend. We dig into the latest developments.

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A tentative deal with "meaningful gains and protections" for writers

The Hollywood Writers Guild is calling a proposed three-year contract agreement “exceptional,” but writers and actors remain on strike until they vote on the deal. Marketplace’s Nova Safo reports.

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Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC