Posted by Richard "RB" Botto

Early this past Tuesday morning, after months of posturing and negotiating, the WGA and AMPTP reached a 3-year deal. Among the core issues at the crux of the negotiations were a new pay formula for short-order TV shows, Pay TV residuals and improvements to the existing health plan.

So what were the agreed upon terms? What was it like in the negotiating room? Who won and who lost? What does this all mean for TV and feature writers?

I’ve collected some of the best reporting on the matter below. Enjoy. And feel free to express your thoughts in the Comments section below.

Cheers. 

RB

 

Studios, Writers Guild Avert Strike With Last Minute Deal

WGA Leaders on Both Coasts Approve New Contract

Inside the WGA-AMPTP Negotiating Room: Speeches, Strategies and Social Media That Averted a Strike

WGA Deal Decoded: Big TV Gains But Movie Writers Have Less to Celebrate

WGA Deal: Extended Talks Highlight Major Shifts in Peak TV Area

WGA’s New Contract Provides Major Boost To Keep Health Plan Solvent; Other Key Elements Of Pact Revealed

 


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