Desperate Housewives has followed the lead of The Office in halting production. DH creator Marc Cherry with a statement that makes me want to get all Braveheart up in this piece:
We’re the most high-profile writers in television. If we all band together, we’re sending a not-so-subtle message to the powers that be that without us, there is no TV. Period.
Actors are continuing to show their support for the writers, with the possibility of their own strike in June 2008. The Screen Actors Guild has set up a WGA strike information hotline number for questions regarding work rules and picket line locations.
Screen Actors Guild WGA Strike Information Hotline: 1-877-724-7875.