More Than 800 Writers Sign Statement Vowing To Fire Agents If WGA Gives Order

More Than 800 Writers Sign Statement Vowing To Fire Agents If WGA Gives Order

More than 800 writers and showrunners have signed a statement saying that they will fire their agents if the WGA fails to reach an agreement with the Association of Talent Agents for a new franchise agreement. Signers include Olive Stone, Seth MacFarlane, Peter Farrelly, David Chase, David Simon, Paul Haggis, Mindy Kaling, Carlton Cuse, Robert Towne, Darren Star, Rashida Jones, WGA West president David A. Goodman and WGA East president Beau Willimon. See the full list here…Read full story

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BET to Address ‘Race and Justice’ in Town Hall Featuring Cory Booker, Kamala Harris

BET to Address ‘Race and Justice’ in Town Hall Featuring Cory Booker, Kamala Harris

BET is set to air a special this weekend hosted by Soledad O’Brien on criminal justice reform titled American Injustice: A BET Town Hall. The one-hour broadcast will explore what BET describes as “the stark racial disparities that plague America’s criminal justice system and offers solutions.” O’Brien will be joined by 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, Sens. Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, along with members of the Congressional Black Caucus, including Rep. Karen…Read full story

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