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The Screen Actors Guild and a group of Hollywood producers say they have agreed on a new two-year contract covering animated television programs. The deal, announced Tuesday by SAG and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, covers SAG members working in television animation and basic cable animation. We are pleased to have concluded these negotiations and to have arrived at a fair deal that delivers solid economic gains for our members, SAG said in a statement.
Comic Jay Leno has been cleared of violating the Writers Guild of America's strike rules during a 100-day strike in late 2007-early 2008, the guild said.
The U.S. Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers announced Friday its long-time president, Nick Counter, is to retire next month. AMPTP said the retirement is expected and will come with the expiration of Counter's latest contract March 31.
The U.S. Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers says it has offered the Screen Actors Guild a last, best and final offer. AMPTP said late Thursday that its proposal contains important enhancements to the final offer it presented SAG with last year.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James Chalfant Thursday denied in full the Screen Actors Guild's request for a temporary restraining order. SAG had been seeking to invalidate its national board majority's written assent of Jan.
The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers says its planned meetings with the U.S.
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