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CBS Brings 14 Shows out of Hiatus

It’s been a crazy past three months, huh? Without new TV programs to keep us occupied, Americans actually had to go out and do things, keep up with current events. A lot of us even voted. I don’t know about you, but I was getting pretty nervous, what with all this activity and all. I […]

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24 Co-Creator Joel Surnow Moves On

Effective immediately, Joel Surnow, co-creator of Fox’s hit action series 24, has resigned from his position as the show’s executive producer. Though he served as executive producer on the first eight episodes of 24‘s seventh season–delayed due to the writers strike–he will not work on the following 16. Surnow’s contract with Fox was due to […]

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Writers Strike Over, Probably.

The Writers Guild of America, both West and East chapters, are encouraging its members to ratify a tentative three-year agreement. According to NPR.org, “The proposal offers writers a share of digital media revenue, including compensation for television shows and movies delivered over the Internet.” ”When they get paid, we get paid,” Patric Verrone, president of […]

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The Writer’s Strike is Hairy

Not being much of a TV watcher, and having no cable access, I must admit that the writer’s strike hasn’t really affected me. Still, I had to see what John Stewart and Steven Colbert had to say about the ordeal of them crossing the picket lines and returning to the air waves, sans writing staff. […]

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