Wed. Nov 29th, 2023

After 146 days, the writers strike is coming to an finish because the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers have come to a tentative deal.

The information got here by way of a WGA e mail to strike captains {that a} new contract has been settled and is tentatively in place. It’ll now must be ratified by WGA members to take impact and might be a three-year settlement. Particulars on the deal are scarce, though points with A.I. and residuals have been on the forefront of negotiations. WGA says, “we are able to say, with nice pleasure, that this deal is outstanding — with significant positive aspects and protections for writers in each sector of the membership.”

Talks between the WGA and AMPTP heated up this week with the studios providing a “greatest and last” supply on Saturday evening. The WGA got here with a number of asks immediately and the 2 sides in the end got here to a deal. We’ll have extra because it comes out, however it’s encouraging to see the studios make a take care of the writers that may pay and deal with them higher. The actors strike, nonetheless, remains to be in full impact, so don’t anticipate productions to choose up once more till that can also be settled.

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