But times haven’t been golden for many writers for whom more is now less. Shorter seasons are the new norm, with many series consisting of 10 or fewer episodes on cable and streaming — less than half the length of traditional seasons on network shows. That has put writers in a financial crunch since many have exclusivity clauses that prevent them from working on multiple shows per season.
Nobody feels bad for millionaires, but a union job is a union job. Shorter seasons fewer episodes binding contracts are making the writers part timers.
The revenue generated by all the content is astronomical, and I see a strike as unavoidable.