No Kimmel? No Meyers? NewFront & Upfront Presentations Face Adjustments With WGA On Strike

But Amazon Advertising NewFront Presentation Monday, James Marsden took the stage to talk about his new freeview comedy series jury dutyTracee Ellis Ross was there to discuss her collaboration with Amazon Live on her beauty care line, and writer-producer Shea Serrano talked about her upcoming FreeVee series. First.

After less than 24 hours, there will be no acting or writing talent Peacock newfront today’s presentation, which will be one of the first locations chosen by New York wga His contract with the studio expired at midnight on the first day of the writers’ strike and negotiations failed to produce a new one.

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Peacock NewFront was already designed to focus on the platform and provides new features for advertisers; The streamer’s content slate will be unveiled alongside the rest of NBCUniversal’s upfront in two weeks. Still, Edie Falco the star of Peacock’s new Pete Davidson comedy series Bupkis, was about to present a clip on stage. It has been accommodated with an executive handling that duty.

Veteran showrunner Warren Leight, a wga strike The captain revealed on Twitter that Falco had canceled his appearance so he would not have to cross the picket line.

The WGA has stated that they plan to strike upcoming Newfront and Upfront productions, so if the strike lasts more than two weeks, the major networks’ upfront productions will be affected.

For now, plans are in place for the events — including NBCU, Disney and Fox productions — to take place as scheduled, I hear. The situation is still very fluid but ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel and NBC Jimmy Fallon And seth meyersthat has late-night shows it got dark right away After the strike is called, advertisers, while in front, likely won’t be able to deliver their traditional annual roast the way they normally do. Still, sources stress that it’s too early to say for sure whether the comedians will participate. SAG-AFTRA actors are also unlikely to cross the picket line to get on stage.

CBS is not holding its traditional New York Upfront presentation this year, where its late-night host Stephen Colbert has been a fixture, but is planning an upfront reception in Los Angeles next week, where stars and writers-producers will be featured. is expected to happen. It is not yet clear whether the event will be staged; Protesters abstain from campaigning while on strike.

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Amid a writer’s hiatus, the show’s producers are also not expected to travel to New York in support of their shows, and appearances will likely rely heavily on sports and news personalities. It looks like everyone is taking things day by day, and there will be constant adjustments made over the next few weeks.