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As Audiences Enjoy 'Peak TV,' Strike Threat Puts Spotlight On The Writers

Hollywood writers are set to strike Tuesday when their current contract with studios, networks and producers ends. At issue is healthcare and a changed TV landscape with shorter seasons and less pay.

As early as midnight tonight, around 13,000 film and TV writers are ready to go on strike. Their union, the Writers Guild of America, West has not yet managed to reach an agreement over pensions and health plans, and how much writers get paid with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, which represents the

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