Writers’ strike shuts down late-night shows after WGA talks with studios fail – Deadline

including late-night talk shows Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, It will go dark from Tuesday after the writers agreed to go on strike.

Late Night with Seth Meyers And Daily Show, Hosted by reporter Dulcé Sloan this week, weekly shows like this one are a hit Saturday Night Live, Live with Bill Maher And Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Final results from those programs are expected to come later in the week, but will have a similar impact.

The Late Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Tonight Show, Late Night And The Daily Show All are expected to go ahead for re-runs.

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Colbert was chosen on Tuesday’s show alongside Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Chita Rivera, Chris Hayes, Zach Cherry, Michael J. Fox and Shonda Rhimes lined up later in the week. Fallon set with Ken Jeong and Emma Chamberlain on Tuesday, with the likes of Jennifer Lopez, JJ Watt, Elle Fanning and Bowen Yang among the guests later in the week. Kimmel welcomed Dr. Phil, Gina Rodriguez and The Pixies on Tuesday, with Melissa McCarthy, Will Boulder, Ricky Gervais, Anthony Carrigan and the Smashing Pumpkins set for later in the week. The Daily Show Set to welcome teachers Vashti Harrison and Jason Reynolds and former NFL All-Pro Brandon Marshall.

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Seth Meyers speaks Later night This Afternoon, said: “I love writing. I love writing for television. I love writing this show. I love that every day we come up with an idea of ​​what we want to do, and we have to do it all afternoon, and then I’m happy to come here. Show No one has a right to work in business. But those who have work get fair compensation. They deserve to earn a living. I think that is a very fair demand, which has been set by the guild. And I support those demands.

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Pete Davidson, Peacock Comedy Series Pubkiss This week begins, set for him SNL Come back on May 6. We’re hearing that there are several options for the Lorne Michaels-created show if there is a strike, and that a decision will be made closer to Showtime.

He speaks on that day Tonight’s show, Davidson joked about taking it personally. “It’s really bad because it feeds into my weird story in my head, and of course it’s going to happen to me.”

In 2007-08, two late-night hosts, Kimmel and Colbert, faced this situation. The Colbert Report. Meyers was there Saturday Night Live During the last strike, and Oliver was there The Daily Show. Maherin real time And won, its season finale was replayed.

One of the issues in this year’s negotiations between the Writers Guild and the studios actually revolves around late-night shows on streaming. As it stands, writers work on “comedy shows created for new media” like Peacock The Amber Ruffin ShowMBAs don’t qualify at least, WGA is struggling.

The late-night show hosts told Deadline that they will stay in touch with each other as the strike progresses to provide a unified approach to the situation, which was not the case in ’07-’08.

“I keep talking to other shows to see what they’re doing,” said one showrunner. “We have to support the writers — our writers are amazing. The rest of the staff is amazing, and I don’t want to see anyone lose their job or lose a paycheck. What’s a happy medium out there? It’s not easy to find.”

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One SNL The star told Deadline: “We also have to think about our crew. I fully support writers, I want writers to get what they deserve and need, but I don’t want our crew to be out of work. We can’t make this art without each other.”

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