Writers Guild of America

Writers Guild of America pickets 'Pawn Stars' production company in Los Angeles in dispute over pay and hours

Writers Guild of America pickets 'Pawn Stars' production company in Los Angeles in dispute over pay and hours

Members of the Writers Guild of America, East expanded their protest of the New York producing company behind the reality TV series “Pawn Stars” by setting up a picket line in Los Angeles on Thursday, intensifying an already heated dispute with one of the industry’s most prominent producers of unscripted TV.

The guild organized about 50 protesters outside the Sherman Oaks offices of ITV Studios, the British TV giant that owns Leftfield Entertainment, the American reality TV production house whose other titles include  “American Grit,” “Tiny House Nation” and “Counting Cars.”

The WGA East...

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