July 1, 2008 |
NEW YORK -- Although the deadline has passed, negotiations on a new contract between the actors' union and Broadway theater producers are continuing, both sides said Monday. The contract between Actors' Equity Assn. and the Broadway League, which represents both producers and theater owners, expired at midnight Sunday.
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February 10, 2008 |
The Writers Guild of America leadership recommended Saturday that striking writers approve a contract offer from television networks and movie studios, signaling a likely -- but not immediate -- resolution to the crippling labor impasse. The tentative pact -- which guild members greeted enthusiastically but hardly exuberantly -- still requires a ratification vote to end the 14-week strike.
November 19, 2001 |
Actors who perform in television programs such as soap operas, game shows, unscripted programs and variety shows have agreed to a new three-year contract with major TV networks and producers. Representatives of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists released no details in announcing the settlement, which was reached late Friday night. The contract expired at midnight Thursday, but the two sides continued to negotiate until they reached an agreement.
September 3, 2001 |
Many have no doubt long suspected this, but actors--along with their agents and attorneys--are apparently delivered a special kind of newspaper that comes without a front page or business section. Indeed, in an age when so-called reality television has spread across prime time like a California brush fire, one might think that Hollywood's talent and their representatives would be ready for their own reality check, recognizing that the U.S.
August 11, 2001 |
As expected, members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists voted overwhelmingly to approve a new three-year deal negotiated in July with major studios. The unions said 96.7% of the 38,163 members voting approved the deal, with 3.2% voting no and 0.1% of the ballots invalid.
July 5, 2001
Actors and studio executives, both lacking the stomach for a strike, breathed a collective sigh of relief Wednesday after negotiators for actors' unions and movie and TV producers reached tentative agreement on a new three-year contract. Actors particularly were gratified that they will be getting more money for shows rerun on cable TV. They also were pleased that Fox Broadcasting Co.