Thursday, March 06, 2008

24, err...26

To my endless glee, fox will be airing a 2 hour 24 TV movie in the fall. The movie will be a season 7 prequel to bridge the gap between seasons 6 and 7. Season 7 officially starts January 2009.

Check out the full article here

2 comments:

  1. John Henegar11:02 AM

    What!!! I gotta wait til 2009 now!!
    Stupid writers. But you know they were probably starving to death on the little money they make. (read last part with extreme sarcasm)

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  2. Writers are pretty much always the lowest paid members of a creative team.

    The strike issue was about the producers not wanting to pay them for a dime in residuals for television shows/movies viewed on the internet, even though the studios made a few billion dollars last year on ad revenue for these shows.

    Also, when VHS first came out, writers took a 80% pay cut in their residuals cut to help boost the new market. 20+ years later, that pay cut was never given back; so they were also asking for a slightly higher residual percentage.

    So while the strike pissed me off as well; and my favorite shows got either cut short or postponed; If I was in there shoes, I'd have probably done the same thing.

    But alls well that ends well.

    http://trevormckee.blogspot.com/2007/11/why-theyre-striking.html

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