Monday, December 3rd – Members of the WGAW Board and/or Negotiating Committee join the picketing lines at all studios, for all shifts, “to discuss the relevant issues and address questions and/or concerns”.
Also, singles will gather for a picket line party at the Bronson Gate of Paramount Studios.
Wednesday, December 5th – The WGA Black Writers Committee is hosting Diversity Picketing Day at Paramount Studios.
Friday, December 7th – A Reality & game Show Rally and Informational picket takes place from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at FremantleMedia North America, 4000 W. Alameda Blvd (1 block east of Pass Avenue) in Burbank. According to the WGA, “FremantleMedia is a major international content provider and producer of a slate of highly profitable shows that includes: American Idol, The Price Is Right, Family Feud, Temptation, The Next Great American Band, Farmer Wants A Wife, Million Dollar Password and America’s Got Talent. While Fremantle reaps huge profits from these projects, they do so at the expense of their writers, who work without standard industry benefits including health insurance, residuals, pension contributions, and proper credits.”
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