Sunday, April 2, 2017

"the average pay of TV writer-producers fell by 23% in the last two years while entertainment companies experienced a record $51 billion in profits last year"

Why the Writers Guild of America is moving closer to a strike


Shorter seasons are the new norm, with many series consisting of 10 or fewer episodes on cable and streaming — less than half the length of traditional seasons on network shows. That has put writers in a financial crunch since many have exclusivity clauses that prevent them from working on multiple shows per season.