Although the coronavirus pandemic has brought production to a virtual standstill, writers, unlike directors and performers, are still able to work on development. While they shelter in place quietly plying
Continue Reading WGA Suffers Big Loss in Federal Court, Makes News Elsewhere

The nearly two-year legal saga between television host Tavis Smiley and PBS appears headed for its final chapter next month when the parties face off in trial.  Central to the
Continue Reading Moral of the Story – Terminating Talent For Bad Behavior Remains Risky Business

Netflix’s original series “When They See Us” was released in May of this year and portrayed the prosecution of five teenagers of color who were wrongfully convicted of raping a
Continue Reading Law Enforcement Training Company Seeks To Interrogate Netflix After “When They See Us” Series Blames Company For Encouraging False Confessions

This is an update on my blog post regarding the face-off between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the major talent agencies, through the Association of Talent Agencies (ATA).
Continue Reading Winter Is Coming: Writers and Agents Hunker Down for a Battle of Attrition