Strike writers shut down late-night shows after WGA talks with studios fail – Deadline

Update (original story May 1 at 9:06pm): Night talk shows incl The Late Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Darkness is set to fall from Tuesday after writers agreed to go on strike.

Late Night with Seth Meyers And daily show, Hosted this week by reporter Dulce Sloane, it’s also going to get hit. The Late Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tonight Show And in late Time of night It’s officially rebooting now, in anticipation of what Comedy Central does The Daily Show.

Weekly appears as Saturday Night Live, in Real Time with Bill Maher And Last Week Tonight with John Oliver will be similarly affected. The two HBO shows will be closed, despite the final decision on them SNL It is expected to come later in the week.

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Colbert was scheduled to host Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Chita Rivera on Tuesday, with Chris Hayes, Zac Cherry, Michael J. Fox, and Shonda Rhimes later in the week. Fallon is set with Ken Jeong and Emma Chamberlain on Tuesday, with the likes of Jennifer Lopez, JJ Watt, Elle Fanning, and Bowen Yang later in the week. Kimmel was welcoming Dr. Phil, Gina Rodriguez, and The Pixies on Tuesday, with Melissa McCarthy, Will Poulter, Ricky Gervais, Anthony Carrigan, and Smashing Pumpkins scheduled for later in the week. The Daily Show He is set to welcome authors Vashti Harrison, Jason Reynolds, and former NFL All-Pro Brandon Marshall.

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Seth Meyers, talk about in late Time of night This afternoon, he said, “I love writing. I love writing for TV. I love writing for this show. I love that we come up with an idea of ​​what we want to do each day and we work on it all afternoon and then I’m glad to be here. Nobody gets A job in show business. But for those who have a job, they are entitled to fair compensation. They are entitled to earn a living. I think it is a very reasonable requirement to be determined by the union. And I support those demands.”

Pete Davidson, his Peacock comedy series Popkiss It starts this week, it’s set for him SNL Back on May 6th. We hear there are a number of possibilities for Lorne Michaels to be shown if there is a strike and that a decision is due to be made around the time of the show.

talking on The Tonight ShowDavidson has joked that he takes it personally. “It sucks because it feeds into my weird story that I have in my head, like, of course it’s going to happen to me.”

Two nightly hosts, Kimmel and Colbert, had this situation in 2007-08, the latter being host of The Colbert Report. Myers was in Saturday Night Live During the final strike, Oliver was running The Daily Show. Maher at present was also hit, with the season finale being replaced by a rerun.

One of the issues in this year’s negotiations between the Writers Guild and the studios is also, in fact, surrounding late-night shows on streaming. As it is, writers working on “comedy variety shows made for new media,” such as Peacock Showing Amber Ravendoes not qualify for a minimum MBA, which is something the WGA has fought for.

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The late night exhibitors told Deadline that they would keep in touch with each other as the strike progressed to give a unified approach to the situation, something that did not happen in ’07-’08.

“I have been and will continue to talk to other shows to find out what they are planning,” said one of the showrunners. “We have to support writers—our writers are great. However, the rest of the staff is amazing, and I wouldn’t want to see anyone lose their jobs or lose their paychecks. What happy medium is there? Figuring that out, it wasn’t easy.”

One SNL The star told Deadline, “We have to think about our crew, too. I’m all for writers, and I want writers to get what they deserve and need, but I don’t want our crew to be out of work. We can’t make this art without each other.”

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