Daily Show Writers Use Viacom's YouTube Suit to Hilariously Explain the…

Because of the WGA strike, there's no Daily Show, which sucks. But if you think you're suffering, think of how the writers of that wonderful program feel! In this video that the writers of our favorite mock newscast made on the picketline, they clearly explain why this strike is happening and how the studio chiefs are… » 11/15/07 5:01pm 11/15/07 5:01pm

Video of Studio Execs Bragging About the Internet Cash Cow

Yesterday, I wrote a feature on the WGA strike that quoted the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers as saying that, while the internet was great for promotional purposes, "there is not enough marketplace data to judge its true potential, ultimate impact on traditional media or viability as a business."… » 11/14/07 9:55am 11/14/07 9:55am

The WGA Strike and the Death of Television



This WGA strike sucks, to be sure. If it goes on for more than three months (which is looking increasingly likely), pilot season won't happen, no new shows will be created, no new seasons will come back, and we'll be stuck with the dregs of reality TV for a full year. Yep, that means no last season of Battlestar… » 11/13/07 1:30pm 11/13/07 1:30pm