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TV Stars' Contracts Suspended Following Strike

November 16th, 2007 2:46pm EST
Alec BaldwinActors Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, and Michelle Ryan have seen their TV contracts suspended following the Hollywood writer's strike. Studio Universal Media Studios have informed the casts on hit TV shows 30 Rock, Bionic Woman and The Office that they will be suspended on half-pay for five weeks.

Other studios are expected to follow suit within days, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Strikes by member of the Writers Guild of America have disrupted production across the industry effecting TV favorites including Desperate Housewives and Grey's Anatomy as well as top late night talk shows The Late Show and The Tonight Show.

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