Saturday Night Live, Abbott Elementary, and more TV shows shut down amid WGA strike
Quinta Brunson, Olivia Wilde, Brian Tyree Henry, Amanda Seyfried, and more stars championed the union efforts when asked about the impending strike during the annual fashion event.
Late-night hosts Seth Meyers, Jimmy Fallon, and Stephen Colbert have also backed the strike as their shows prepare to go dark.
The failure of major studios to reach an agreement on contract negotiations is likely to have a significant impact on the industry, and several TV shows have already confirmed that they are pausing production.
What TV shows have stopped production amid the writers strike?
With the strike now underway, the immediate impact is being felt around Hollywood already.
Several late-night programs, including The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, will halt production as re-runs replace live shows.
Saturday Night Live has also gone dark, with Pete Davidson's hosting debut canceled as the program will air re-runs instead.
The writer room for season 3 of Abbott Elementary has been shut down, with writer Brittani Nichols telling Democracy Now the strike may impact the number of episodes the season will feature.
Netflix's Cobra Kai has closed its writers room for season 6, and Showtime's Yellowjackets has halted writing on season 3.
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