February 21, 2024

By Danielle Broadway

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -American comedian Bill Maher said on Monday he was postponing the return to his HBO political show “Real Time,” becoming the second talk show host to reverse plans after an outcry from striking Hollywood writers and actors.

Drew Barrymore said on Sunday she had backed off plans to bring back her daytime talk show while strikes in Hollywood continue and apologized “to anyone I have hurt.”

Maher said he will delay the return to the show “for now,” he wrote on X, formerly know as Twitter, now that the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the studios have decided to return to the negotiating table.

The WGA, on strike since early May, said they will resume talks on Wednesday.

“My decision to return to work was made when it seemed nothing was happening and there was no end in sight to this strike,” said Maher, who is a WGA member. Maher said he hoped “they can finally get this done.”

The WGA said it was “difficult to imagine” how Maher could host the show and still comply with strike rules. The union said members would picket the filming of the show.

The proposed return of “The Drew Barrymore Show” to CBS drew picketers from the striking writers’ and actors’ unions as taping resumed last week.

Following Barrymore, other popular talk shows, including “The Talk” and “The Jennifer Hudson Show” will not be returning during the WGA strike and the Screen Actors Guild strike.

“The Talk” is pausing its season premiere scheduled for Sept. 18.

“We will continue to evaluate plans for a new launch date,” a statement from CBS said.

Warner Bros. Discovery also confirmed “The Jennifer Hudson Show” has pushed back the planned premiere date.

(Reporting by Danielle Broadway;Editing by Mary Milliken, Tomasz Janowski and Sandra Maler)

Maximize Your Coin Master Earnings with Free Spins
Unlocking Free Avacoins in Avakin Life: A Comprehensive Guide
Bingo Blitz Credits Myths and Facts: Unraveled
Coin Master Spin Hack: Boost Your Gameplay for Free
genshin impact codes jan 2023 free primogems and mora vg247
ZEPETO Zems Farming Strategies: Success Tips
match masters free coins booster gift collection gamehunters club
TikTok Coin Farming Techniques: Unveiled
Brawl Stars Gems Hack: Boost Your Game for Free
dragon city hack gems 2023 s nft collection nifty gateway
how to get free rubies in family island complete guide
how to get diamonds in hay day tips tricks youtube
litmatch mod apk 2022 free vip mod unlimited diamond
myths of moonrise codes september 2022 ggrecon
home pin how to loot v3 8 8 mod apk unlimited coins
evony the king returns mod apk v4 38 4free download
dice dreams free rolls ios 2023 unsplash
project makeover v2 55 3 apk mod unlimited money apksoul
beach buggy racing apk 2023 10 05 download techbigs
Are TikTok Coin Generators Worth It?
What Every Player Should Know: Coin Master Free Spins Farming
Avakin Life Avacoins Myths and Facts: Unraveled
How to Get Credits in Bingo Blitz Legally and Quickly
Unlocking Spins in Coin Master: Insider Techniques
free update primogems generator genshin impact c
ZEPETO Zems Generator Safety Tips
match masters free boosters january 2023 exam patrika
TikTok Coin Hacks: Boost Your Account for Free
Free Gems in Brawl Stars: Elevating Your Gaming Experience
how to get more gems on dragon city for free md hugging face

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *