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Breakthrough Means Writers' Strike Could End This Week

Cross Your Fingers: Writers' Strike Could End This Week

Our long Winter of repeats, reality shows, and terrible awards show press conferences may be coming to an end —and sooner rather than later. The entertainment world is buzzing with the news that "major roadblocks" to a new contract between writers and producers have been eliminated, meaning the writers' strike could be over as early as this week.

There's no official contract as of now, and the Writers Guild of America would still have to vote on whatever deal is reached. But several reports said the major sticking points were nearly resolved — including the thorny issue of how (and how much) to pay writers for programs broadcast online.

What would a deal mean for the TV season? It depends on the show. But some shows, including Grey's Anatomy, are preparing to go back into production within a month or so, while others such as Pushing Daisies are more likely to be off the air until Fall. But hey, at least we're talking about this Fall, not Fall of 2010, right? Let's keep those fingers crossed until a deal is official.


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lala788 lala788 8 years
* keeping my fingers crossed* yaaaaaaa
animatedpunk animatedpunk 8 years
Pushing Daisies won't be back until the Fall???? Nooooooooooooooooooo! That makes me so sad =( That's the show I miss the most...
angelinemarie angelinemarie 8 years
yay! now gossip girl will finally come back!
Kazagirl Kazagirl 8 years
Fingers Crossed....please please please let this whole mess be resolved this week. I would be the happiest person ever.
scully22 scully22 8 years
Some of these reality shows are killing TV ~ let's all keep our fingers crossed!!!!
LaLa0428 LaLa0428 8 years
I'm scared to get my hopes up at this point.
wakeupandora wakeupandora 8 years
OMG i miss the office/scrubs!
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 8 years
Ohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygod. :fingerscrossed: Please bring back my Office! Please!
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
This is great news. Hard to believe that it's been four months already.
PureGrace PureGrace 8 years
yiddidea yiddidea 8 years
*fingers crossed* YAY!
ladypenguin ladypenguin 8 years
Woohoo! I sure hope so...
gigill gigill 8 years
Yay! I miss my shows!
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