TITLE

WGA set to fight over reality TV, animation

AUTHOR(S)
McNary, Dave
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/5/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 50, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Writers Guild of America West has signaled that a serious fight is shaping up over the writing for reality TV and animation in the U.S. Release of the newsletter; Designation of certain productions; Improvement of DVD residuals and health-care contributions from producers.
ACCESSION #
12454585

 

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