AFTRA and SAG form a friendly alphabet soup.
The guild has authorized its national board to proceed with a work stoppage.
Unions representing actors, dancers, and various technicians have gone on strike in Mumbai, effectively shutting down India's prolific film industry.
So long to Vulture's least-beloved category.
The strike is over!
Depends whom you ask!
Constantly updated reports on which of your favorite shows will return this spring, this fall, in 2009, or (gulp) never.
Despite any excitement over a possible end to the writers' strike soon, Writers Guild and AMPTP insiders say "there's still a possibility this thing could get fucked."
Lest anyone get excited over the possible end to the writers' strike, the L.A. Times reminds us today that most of the crap on TV now was greenlighted before strike and it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Just as we were finally beginning to accept the reality of a future without scripted television, it seems as though the writers' strike may actually be nearing an end.
This morning brings news that the Writers Guild has allowed an interim deal for the February 10 Grammy Awards ceremony — not only will the WGA not picket the event, they'll also allow scribes to work on the show.
Mad Men and Ant-Man, returning to the screen sooner than expected!
The WGA continues to play awards-show hardball, being coy today over whether it will grant a waiver for next month's Oscar ceremony.
Amid fears that the ongoing writers' strike might prevent next month's Grammy Awards from being anything but the glorious miracle that we're all accustomed to, SAG members Beyoncé and Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl have announced they will break with their guild and defy picket lines.
So get your party hats out of storage, but don't put them on yet, is basically what we're saying.
But the news isn't all smiley faces on placards! Plus, the true victims of the strike: entertainment journalists.
Owing to the celebrities' refusal to cross picket lines to collect their statues at Sunday night's planned Golden Globes ceremony, NBC, Dick Clark, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association have officially called off the event.
Tonight marks the triumphant (?), writerless return of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert after a two-month absence from late night.
If you were one of the ten people upset by this morning's news about the possibility of an untelevised Golden Globe Awards, prepare to be devastated.
With most good film and TV stars unwilling to cross WGA picket lines to appear on writerless late-night shows, the Tonight Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live are finding it increasingly difficult to book decent guests
Over the weekend came news that could potentially disappoint maybe ten people, at most — it's now looking increasingly likely that next Sunday's Golden Globe Awards will be a untelevised event.
Though the newly returned Tonight Show is not allowed to use writers during the ongoing strike, WGA member Jay Leno has been telling monologue jokes he claims to have written himself for the past two nights — but the Writers Guild, like many of us, isn't laughing.