Writers Guild West Finally Explains Why It Didn’t Weigh In On Israel Attack

In the face of criticism, leaders explained the union’s initial silence and decried “the atrocities committed by Hamas on October 7th.”

In Transition From HBO Max To Max, Writer And Director Credits Got Lost

Early Wednesday, some started noticing a change to the credits on films appearing on the just-renamed Max streamer from Warner Bros. Discovery. Instead of individually listing writers, directors and producers, the new Max format had lumped them all together. By Wednesday afternoon, the presidents of the Directors Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America West had issued a strongly worded joint statement condemning the “creator” credit.

CBS Settles Writers Guild Dispute For $3.4M

The Writers Guild of America West announced on Thursday that it has reached a settlement with CBS that will see the network pay $3.4 million in residuals for 62 TV shows added to the since-rebranded CBS All Access streaming service.

WGA West President David Goodman Easily Reelected

TV Writer Christopher Knopf Dies At 91

WGA ‘Appalled’ At FCC Colbert Investigation

“What is obscene is not what Colbert said but any attempt by the government to stifle dissent and creativity,” WGA East president Michael Winship and West president Howard Rodman say.

WGA West Elects Chris Keyser President

Writers Seek Labor Contract On Comcast Shows