Despite ongoing strikes in Hollywood by the Writers Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, “The Drew Barrymore Show” and other daytime talk shows have resumed production. While these shows are not technically breaking the strikes, as long as they do not discuss or promote work covered by television, theatrical, or streaming contracts, their decision to continue filming has caused controversy and criticism. Critics argue that the hosts and producers should stand in solidarity with the striking workers. However, some experts warn that returning to work could have long-term consequences for their relationships with union writers and other industry professionals.
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