Hollywood writers go on strike

Hollywood writers who have long complained of being underpaid and getting little respect said they would go on strike for the first time in nearly 20 years to fight for a bigger piece of the television and movie industry action. The strike will not immediately affect production. Most studios have stockpiled movie scripts, and TV shows have enough scripts or completed shows in hand to last until early next year. - Sapa-AP

Hollywood writers who have long complained of being underpaid and getting little respect said they would go on strike for the first time in nearly 20 years to fight for a bigger piece of the television and movie industry action. The strike will not immediately affect production. Most studios have stockpiled movie scripts, and TV shows have enough scripts or completed shows in hand to last until early next year. - Sapa-AP

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