TITLE

WGA has deal with public TV stations

AUTHOR(S)
Mcnary, Dave
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/5/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 45, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Writers Guild of America's (WGA) three-year deal for scriptwriters for public television stations. According to the article, the deal covers the work performed for Educational Broadcasting Corp.,WGBH Educational Foundation and Community Television of Southern California. It adds that the May 25, 2006 tentative deal is retroactive to November 13, 2005.
ACCESSION #
21079936

 

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