For nearly four months, TV and movie actors in the US have been on strike. Last Wednesday, the actors union reached a deal with the studios that make TV shows and movies, bringing the strike to an end. The union got much of what it was asking for, but not everything.
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On Sunday, the Writers Guild of America reached a deal with Hollywood's top studios that has ended a 5-month strike by union writers. The strike, which has led to a major slowdown in the entertainment business, officially ended at 12:01 Wednesday morning.
Last Tuesday, writers of movies and TV shows in the United States went on strike for a better working agreement. Many of the writers' concerns are caused by the growth of streaming services like Netflix and Amazon. The strike could affect many TV shows and movies.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…the Atlantic has had so many hurricanes this year that a second alphabet is needed to name them, Thailand starts mailing tourists' litter back to them, & and old TV takes out the internet for a whole village.
Among the more unusual news stories recently, America's "#1 movie" has only been seen by two people, a weather reporter turns his back yard into a weather map, and a fisherman in Galicia, Spain turns up a 700-year-old statue.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…a TV reporter goes on the air without his pants, a runner writes a message with her marathon path, but makes a spelling mistake, and a reporter catches a tumbleweed "tornado" on video.
The makers of the TV show Sesame Street have created a new story to discuss a difficult subject - homelessness. The story is meant to help children deal with the problems of being homeless.
The man who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street for 50 years is leaving the show. Caroll Spinney, who plays the 6-year-old bird, is now 84.