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49ersfan_87 11-08-2007 04:49 PM

24 postponed by writers strike


The writers strike has struck down the Fox thriller "24."
"24" is absent from the network's revised, strike-affected schedule for midseason. In its announcement, Fox explained the "Day 7" season for the series would be indefinitely postponed to ensure an uninterrupted run.
Like most series written by members of the Writers Guild of America, "24" is falling prey to a shortfall of scripts. But the heavily sequential, real-time "24" is dependent on a full-season run of 24 episodes.
Damnit...i was looking forward to season 7 as well. Guess we will have to wait until January 2009

Shiver 11-08-2007 04:52 PM

Lost will either have a shortened season or a 'postponement.' Lost and 24 are my two favorites shows. This is devastating news to me.

SeanTaylorRIP 11-08-2007 05:05 PM

Man eff this, 24 is my favorite show on TV, this is jacked up, dumb ass fat slob executive TV people. The season preview looked so damn good. This could be the end of 24 for all we know, I'm thinking 1-2 more seasons max.

Turtlepower 11-08-2007 05:07 PM

I fully support this strike. TV and Movie Execs are taking all of the money from the new media and not letting the people who do the most work get a share of it.

Fight on WGA, fight on.

Bills2083 11-08-2007 05:22 PM

I heard that every writer is going on strike. Is this true?

NIN1984 11-08-2007 05:34 PM

This is awful

Shiver 11-08-2007 05:44 PM


Originally Posted by Bills2083 (Post 716275)
I heard that every writer is going on strike. Is this true?

A few shows are non-union, like South Park, but in general this strike threatens all the major network television series. This thing could last for a while.

fischbowl 11-08-2007 09:57 PM


A DVD costs 60 cents to make and we sell them for $29. Do you know how much of a difference that is? Negative $13!

Instead when my son loses a tooth, he gets a quarter instead of a night with a hooker.

Instead of flying my private jet I'm going to have to fly FIRST CLASS

I hope they all get ass cancer and DIE!

fischbowl 11-08-2007 10:02 PM

Back to non-SNL blatter, as perfectly played by Fred, TV Execs are greedy, business-savvy bastards. Hopefully there are enough Sunnys and Offices to last me until SNL is back.

Vikes99ej 11-08-2007 10:44 PM

Thank God sports don't rely on writer!!! Or do they...

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