Hollywood writers strike over

Writers Guild of AmericaMembers of the Writers Guild of America have overwhelmingly voted (90%) to go back to work after a strike that lasted 100 days. The walkout was economically damaging to the studios, shutting down more than 60 shows, some of which will not return, such as The Bionic Woman, and costing the networks millions of advertising dollars. Sid Ganis, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, said: “I am ecstatic that the 80th Academy Awards presentation can now proceed full steam ahead.”

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  1. Nancy • February 13, 2008 @ 11:04 AM

    “Some shows will not return, and costing the networks millions of advertising dollars.”

    They should have just paid the writers then!!?????

  2. Sean Mulcahy • February 13, 2008 @ 11:18 AM

    Oh no, that would have been too easy! Noooo, they just had to let it drag on and on!

  3. Anonymous • February 13, 2008 @ 11:37 AM

    The Bionic Woman isn’t returning!!! Son of a B1tch, that’s the one damn show I wanted the strike to end so I could see new episodes. DAMMIT!

  4. Nancy • February 13, 2008 @ 12:14 PM


  5. sk8tergirl • February 13, 2008 @ 4:27 PM

    Well, at least they’re back.

  6. sk8tergirl • February 13, 2008 @ 4:27 PM

    90% back.

  7. annoymous • February 13, 2008 @ 6:56 PM

    no.. they’re 100% back.

  8. tributegirl • February 13, 2008 @ 8:37 PM

    It’s OVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  9. Anonymous • February 13, 2008 @ 11:59 PM

    does this mean we’ll actually get something good now that they’ve had time to rest their weary brain cells?

  10. Anonymous • February 15, 2008 @ 7:37 PM

    Nope it will still be the same mindless crap…Just more of it!!

  11. josh • February 16, 2008 @ 3:18 PM

    the writers strike was the biggest piece of **** ever they might as well got rid of the whole season for all shows since they got rid of the good ones anyway and who cares about the oscars i sure dont

  12. tributegirl • February 16, 2008 @ 7:52 PM

    They should show some of the old shows we used to watch, just to give our kids a good laugh. I bought the movie “It” the other day, remembering how scared it made me, thought my kids would enjoy it. We all settled in, ready for a good scare. Ended up having a really good laugh! Laughed our holes off!

  13. Nancy • February 16, 2008 @ 8:12 PM

    “We all float down here!” LMAO!!

  14. tributegirl • February 16, 2008 @ 8:19 PM

    OMG!!! You remember!!! I had forgotten almost all of the movie, except that it scared the sh*t out of me, but my kids and I laughed to friggin hard! Watch it sometime, it’s hilarious!

  15. Anonymous • February 17, 2008 @ 11:23 PM

    next on the agenda is the actors’ strike. what they have to complain about is beyond me. if actors had their pay based on the viewers’ level of satisfaction for their acting and the roles they play most of them would be standing in the welfare line (or back waiting tables)!

    something for us to look forward to!

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