Reality of TV
Writers Guild Strike Hits Scripted Programming
Morning Edition, November 7, 2007 · A number of scripted programs are halting production as the strike by the Writers Guild of America plows into its third day. Late-night talk shows were the first to go off the air.
Hollywood Producer Reflects on Last Writers' Strike
Morning Edition, November 7, 2007 · Hollywood producer Robert Morton, who was executive producer of Late Night with David Letterman during the last writers' strike in 1988, talks about what it was like when the Letterman show resumed production without writers and why they made that decision.
Union Rule Raises Questions for Hollywood Writer
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Total Morning Edition Minutes spent on TV strike: 12 min. 14 sec.
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Musharraf Must Reverse Emergency RuleListen Now [48 sec]
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Total Morning Edition Time spent on crisis in Pakistan: 4 min. 45 sec.