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The Strike Zone: The latest news, blogs & photos on the WGA strike

(Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times) Board members embrace moments before a press conference announcing the potential end to the WGA strike. More photos

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  • Rerun season may hit sooner

    Rerun season may hit sooner

    Television's top writer-producers threw their collective weight behind the striking Writers Guild of America on Wednesday in a move that could accelerate the disappearance of some of the nation's most popular prime-time shows, including "Desperate Housewives," "Lost" and "The Office." In staging...

  • With writers on strike, networks ready a dose of reality with plenty of games

    With writers on strike, networks ready a dose of reality with plenty of games

    SOON it will be "American Idol" season, that sweet time of year when the world stops to crown a new singing sensation. The naysayers predicted that last year would be the year Americans stopped idolizing, and they were so, so wrong. With the entertainment industry's writers on strike, and current...

  • Strike about to cost jobs

    Strike about to cost jobs

    Studios move to halt production deals, which would hit rank and file.

  • Actors find themselves in conflicting roles over strike

    What's an actor to do? You want to back the writers on the picket line, but the studio has made it clear that you could be fired if you don't show up for work. In a set visit today with actors shooting "Gossip Girl" at Silvercup Studios, SAG representatives tried to assure their colleagues that...

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