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12/12/2007 at 11:24 a.m.
Writers' Strike Means Awards Shows Could Be Even Worse Than Usual
Not only will writers be unable to pen hilarious banter for the shows' hosts and presenters, networks are now worried that stars may stay home in solidarity with the picketing writers.
12/11/2007 at 12:20 p.m.
Fake AMPTP Website Actually Pretty Funny, Despite Nikki Finke's Recommendation
The official Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers Website is located at
amptp.org, but today Vulture buddy Nikki Finke points us to amptp.com where some Writers Guild cutups have set up a fake site.
12/10/2007 at 9:45 a.m.
Writers'-Strike Talks Break Down Again, 2008 to Be Really Boring
Negotiations between the Writers Guild and the AMPTP broke down Friday night, and no one's sure when they'll resume — possibly never!
12/7/2007 at 5:42 p.m.
So, How Bad Will ‘The Golden Compass’ Flop This Weekend?
Plus: Guess who died!
12/7/2007 at 4:56 p.m.
Carson Daly: Writers'-Strike Hero?
So might Carson Daly's brave decision to return to the air this week actually be
hurting the networks — and therefore helping the picketing writers? Sure looks like it!
12/4/2007 at 9:45 a.m.
Carson Daly Returns!
In a move that certainly hasn't won him many friends, Carson Daly returned to air last night, his
Last Call the first late-night talk show to come back after writers' strike began on November 5.
12/3/2007 at 4:30 p.m.
Jimmy Kimmel Pays Staff, Shuts Up About It
Plus: Jay Leno pays his staff, then holds a press conference and hires a skywriter to tell the world!
12/3/2007 at 3:05 p.m.
David Letterman's Writers Make the Best Case Yet That TV Writers Don't Deserve Extra for Internet Work
12/3/2007 at 10:00 a.m.
Carson Daly Heroically Avoids Picketing Writer Who Leaped in Front of His SUV
"Carson Daly Almost Ran Me Over at NBC," screams the headline of a Saturday post over at
Deadline Hollywood Daily. But did Daly actually try to hit someone with his SUV? Probably not.
11/30/2007 at 11:11 a.m.
Writers' Strike Gets Depressing Again
Despite some optimism on Monday over a possible deal, the writers' strike, now in its fourth week, has not yet been resolved.
11/28/2007 at 12:41 p.m.
Argentine Actors' Strike Means No More Telenovelas
And we had just made peace with the writers' strike.
11/28/2007 at 10:00 a.m.
Give Carson Daly a Break!
Yesterday, it was announced that strapping television personality Carson Daly will defy the ongoing writers' strike and resume production this week on his late-night talk show
Last Call, currently one of NBC's highest-rated programs among viewers who frequently forget to turn off the TV before going to bed.
11/27/2007 at 5:30 p.m.
Talks Break Down Between Broadway Stagehands and Producers — Strike to Go On Forever?
Plus: Milwaukee gives the Fonz his due!
11/27/2007 at 2:30 p.m.
NBC Orders New Episodes of ‘Chuck’ and ‘Life’ — Now If Only Someone Could Write Them
NBC announced today that they're picking up
Chuck and Life for a full season, making those shows only the second and third new series after ABC's Dirty Sexy Money to be granted a back-nine order since the start of the writers' strike.
11/27/2007 at 10:30 a.m.
Who's Updating Creed's Blog While ‘The Office’ Writers Are on Strike?
Is it a show writer crossing picket lines? Were the new posts stockpiled in advance of the strike? If so, why didn't they stockpile a few more new episodes while they were at it?
11/27/2007 at 10:00 a.m.
Is the End Nigh for the Writers' Strike?
Maybe! But we doubt it.
11/27/2007 at 9:26 a.m.
Breaking: Carson Daly Still Has a Television Show!
11/26/2007 at 9:36 a.m.
Are Things Finally Looking Up for Our Picketing Entertainers?
11/21/2007 at 10:30 a.m.
Strike-News Roundup: Thanksgiving Edition
Plus: Broadway strike hurting tourism? Hooray!
11/20/2007 at 11:27 a.m.
Entertainment Industry Paralyzed by Strikes: How Brett Ratner Can Help!
It's kind of crazy, but it might actually might work!