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NBC Loses Golden Globes Exclusive

With network out, stars may show up at press conference

(Newser) - NBC lost exclusive rights to the Golden Globes yesterday, unwilling to pay a licensing fee for a show that’s been reduced to a press conference by the writers' strike. The conference will now be covered on several channels, including CNN and E!, and won’t be picketed by the... More »

Writers' Union Nixes Waiver for Golden Globes

Guild vows to picket awards ceremony

(Newser) - The Writers Guild of America vowed it will picket the upcoming Golden Globes award ceremony, contradicting a producers' statement that an agreement was being worked out. Union officials said the guild will protest anything created by Dick Clark Productions, a struck company, although it has granted waivers allowing writers to... More »

Strike Threatens Golden Globes Broadcast

Writers determined to keep stars away

(Newser) - A showdown of Hollywood-epic proportions is shaping up for the Golden Globes, the New York Times reports. Striking writers are vowing to deploy 3,000 pickets to keep celebs away and perhaps even jeopardize broadcast of the Jan. 13 awards ceremony.  People close to the Globes say a webcast—... More »

Writers' Strike Hits Oscars, Golden Globes

WGA refuses to issue waivers for script-heavy awards shows

(Newser) - Two of Hollywood's glitziest shows will have to go on without striking writers, reports the AP, as the WGA yesterday denied waivers to the producers of the Golden Globes and the Oscars. The move means the shows will be scriptless, must pay residuals to screen old movie or TV clips,... More »

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