Late-Night Shows To Shut Down Immediately After Writers Guild Strike Called

including nightly talk shows the late show with Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel Live! And the tonight show starring Jimmy Fallon, it̵7;s going to be dark from tuesday after writers agreed to strike,

late night with seth meyers And the daily show, The reporter who was Dulcé Sloan’s host this week will also be killed, while weekly shows such as Saturday night Live, Real Time with Bill Maher And last week tonight with john oliver will be equally affected, although a final decision on those shows is expected at the end of the week.

The Late Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Tonight Show, Late Night And the daily show All are expected to pivot to run again.

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Colbert was set to appear on Tuesday’s show with Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Chita Rivera, which also featured Chris Hayes, Zach Cherry, Michael J. Fox and Shonda Rhimes were on the line at the end of the week. Fallen was set for Tuesday with Ken Jeong and Emma Chamberlain, alongside guests like Jennifer Lopez, JJ Watt, Elle Fanning and Bowen Yang. Kimmel was welcoming Dr. Phil, Gina Rodriguez and the Pixies on Tuesday, with Melissa McCarthy, Will Poulter, Ricky Gervais, Anthony Carrigan and the Smashing Pumpkins set for later in the week. the daily show was set to welcome writers Vashti Harrison and Jason Reynolds, and former NFL All-Pro Brandon Marshall.

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Seth Meyers, speaking late night This afternoon, said: “I love to write. I love writing for TV. I love writing this show. I love that we come in every day with an idea for what we want to do and we work on it all afternoon and then I enjoy coming here. No one deserves a job in show business. But those who have jobs are entitled to fair compensation. They have the right to earn a living. I think it is a very fair demand which is being made by the guild. And I support those demands.”

Pete Davidson, whose Peacock comedy series Bupkis starting this weekwas scheduled for His snl return on may 6, We hear there are several possibilities for a show produced by Lorne Michaels if there is a strike and a decision is set to be made closer to showtime.

speaking out the tonight showDavidson joked that he was taking it personally. “It sucks because it just feeds my weird story that I have in my head, like, of course this will happen to me.”

Two overnight hosts, Kimmel and Colbert, passed through this position in 2007–08, with the latter as host. The Colbert Report. Meyers was on Saturday night Live during the last strike, and Oliver was on the daily show, Maihar’s real time The hit was also re-run in place of its season finale.

It’s also, in fact, an issue in this year’s negotiations between the Writers Guild and the studios. around late night shows on streaming, As it stands, writers who work on “comedy variety programs made for new media”, such as Peacock the amber ruffin showMBA is not eligible for minimum qualification, some wga struggling to.

Late Night Showrunners Told Deadline They would keep in touch with each other as the strike progressed to give a unified view of the situation, something that had not happened in ’07-’08.

One listener said, “I’m going to keep talking to the other shows to see what they’re up to.” “We have to support the writers — our writers are amazing. That said, the rest of the staff is amazing, and I don’t want to see anyone lose their jobs or lose paychecks. What’s the happy medium out there? It is not easy.

One snl The star told Deadline, “We also have to think about our crew. I fully support the writers, and I want the writers to get what they deserve and what they need, but I don’t That our crew doesn’t have work. We can’t make this art without each other.