Strike Update Posted December 7, 2007
It has been a while since we posted a strike update and so here is another update.
Talks between writers & producers respective unions have collapsed with no agreement, so it's likely there will be no new negotiation for a while. Don't expect much to happen over Christmas, meaning it's possible that they won't get to produce any more episodes this season.
The future for the show itself looks good. Les Moonves president of CBS said they are likely to renew the show (especially if the strike lasts all season), and a long strike which affects the production of new pilots for next season will only increase the odds that the show will be back for a second season.
After months off air it's unclear how viewers would react, but coming back after that period of time could be good for the show as die-hard fans are unlikely to defect. CBS Mondays is likely to be as popular as it was before and those who forgot about the show are likely to sample it again.
|SAG rift might avert strike
|December 15, 2008
The Screen Actors Guild is suffering an internal rift that might avert a costly actors' strike.
|Actors to strike?
|November 29, 2008
Hollywood is on the brink of another costly strike as the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) is to send out strike ballot papers to members next month.
|Actors to strike?
|June 24, 2008
One strike in a year is bad luck, but two? A scary prospect which will put fear in the heart of studio execs.
|Big Bang Theory back into production!
|February 13, 2008
CBS has officially announced The Big Bang Theory will return to the air on March 17 for 9 new episodes. For more info, please read this article..
|Writers to vote on proposed deal
|February 10, 2008
The leaders of the Writers Guild of America have unanimously voted to put the proposed deal, between the Guild and the producers, to Guild members. Writers will vote on Tuesday over whether to end the strike immediately, if the vote fails then striking will continue until the Guild holds a ten day vote on the contract itself. Showrunners will return to work tomorrow (Monday) for the first time in 3 months, that will see The Big Bang Theory's showrunner Bill Prady able to return to work..