Hollywood Writers Strike Is ‘Going to Be a While’

Media companies delivered business vibes as usual last week.On Thursday, HBO will red carpet premiere For documentaries, the Fox Broadcasting Network has announced a survival reality show called “Stars on Mars,” hosted by William Shatner.

“3… 2… 1… lift off!” the network’s promotional material was read.

Aside from late-night shows that quickly darken, Bakish assured Wall Street that “consumers won’t really notice anything for a while.” Networks and streaming services have huge banks of content. Reality shows, news programs and some scripted series produced by foreign companies are not affected by the strike. Most of the movies due for release this year are far beyond the writing stage.

Shares of all companies involved in failed contract negotiations rose Friday. Investors tend to like it when costs drop. This is what happens when production slows down, like during a strike. If the strike lasts until his July, the studio could end an expensive deal with the writer under a “force majeure” clause in the contract, analysts note.

SBV MoffettNathanson’s media and internet analyst Luke Landis said in a report on Wednesday:

However, the writer managed to make things difficult for the studio in the first week. Apple TV+ has had to postpone the premiere of “Still,” about Michael J. Fox’s battle with Parkinson’s disease. refused to cross the picket lineIn Los Angeles, writers touted the Apple TV+ set for “Booty” starring Maya Rudolph, stop with tapingIn New York, similar behavior was disrupted in the production of shows such as the Showtime drama Billions. Other shows affected include “stranger things‘ on Netflix, ‘hack‘ aired on HBO Max and the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday. A forward without a host after Drew Barrymore withdrew due to a strike.

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