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Breaking news, press releases and statements from the Writers Guild of America, East

Wednesday August 12, 2009

WGAE STATEMENT ON EMMY REVERSING TIMESHIFT

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE), issued this statement in response to the announcement the Emmy Awards will air all awards live during the telecast, reversing its prior decision to time shift key writing awards:

“This is good news. We’re pleased the Academy listened to the writers’ concerns.”

The Writers Guild of America, East, AFL-CIO, is a labor union representing writers in motion pictures, television, cable, new media, and broadcast news. The WGAE conducts programs, seminars, and events on issues of interest to, and on behalf of, writers. In addition, it represents writers’ interests on the legislative level.  For more information on the Writers Guild of America, East, visit dev.wgaeast.org.

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