Talk shows off air

As picket lines spring up across the US for the writers’ strike, the big tonight shows will go into immediate reruns: The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno plus Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Kimmel.

Reruns would logically air in Australia on the TEN Network and the Comedy Channel.

David Letterman went off air during the last strike as a show of faith for his writers, and as recently as the weekend he was scathingly critical of producers in general.

Meanwhile actors are showing their support by joining picket lines including America Ferrera, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Marg Helgenburg, Billy Baldwin, Peter MacNichol, David Boreanaz.

Journeyman and Cane are said to have shutdown production.

Steve Carrell and Rainn Wilson did not show for work on The Office as a show of support.

Source: Deadline Hollywood.

2 Responses

  1. Good for them! And bravo to the actors who show solidarity…
    And to the first poster – and how much do the CEOs who withhold their benefits make? Unless you are a Bush crony yourself, do not begrudge working people a fair pay!

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