Welcome to the 232nd episode of TV’s High 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast.
Each week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the newest TV information with context from the enterprise and important sides, welcome showrunners, executives and different friends, and supply a vital information of what to observe (or skip, because the case could also be).
This week, we’re wanting on the impression of Hollywood’s twin strike from a distinct standpoint — that of the Leisure Neighborhood Fund, which helps employees impacted by the work stoppage get by. Right here’s how this week’s episode performs out:
1. THE WRITERS STRIKE IS OVER!
After practically 150 days, the Writers Guild of America’s strike in opposition to the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers is formally over because the guild’s 11,500 members now head again to work. This phase seems to be on the tentative, new three-year Minimal Fundamental Settlement’s key good points (and central loss).
2. WHAT’S NEXT?
Now that the WGA strike has ended, all eyes flip to the performers union, SAG-AFTRA, because the guild continues to be 70-odd days into its work stoppage. This phase additionally seems to be at what’s subsequent for the TV business as writers have their offers restored, which reveals are first to get again to work and simply how else the published season could also be impacted.
3. STRIKE ZONE: CHRIS KEYSER INTERVIEW
Keyser, the co-chair of the WGA’s negotiating committee, joins us for the third time to debate the writers strike. Within the interview, Keyser opens up about how streaming transparency and residuals will work; why the AMPTP held sturdy on protecting precise viewership knowledge underneath lock and key; and points which have popped up because the deal was introduced Sunday, together with minimal room measurement and why the safeguards are for mid-level writers, and the way that may impression lower-level scribes. Plus Keyser reveals that he won’t return to his function as co-chair of the NegCom (negotiating committee) for the following spherical of contract talks in 2026.
4. SERIES IN REVIEW: Reservation Canines
Spoiler alert! We’re truly again to speaking about programming! Rolling Stone chief TV critic and BFF of the 5 Alan Sepinwall joins us once more, this time for a vital sequence in evaluation phase concerning the late and nice FX comedy Reservation Canines. The place will the ultimate season rank on Alan and Dan’s 2023 high 10 checklist? You’ll simply should tune in to search out out.
5. CRITIC’S CORNER
As common, we finish with Dan’s ideas on this week’s new and returning sequence. On this episode, he weighs in on season three of Max’s Starstruck and Amazon’s spinoff of The Boys, Gen V.
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