Strike Watch: 90 Percent of SNL Staff Was Fired
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Tonight’s sold-out theatrical performance of Saturday Night Live at the Upright Comedy Brigade Theater should be emotional as most of the production staff has been cut from the show as a result of the ongoing WGA strike. From the NY Post:
In its first dramatic move since the beginning of the Writers Guild strike, NBC has fired ”nearly the entire production staff” of its struggling, late-night staple, ”Saturday Night Live,” sources told Page Six.
”One tipster told us, ‘SNL’ laid off all their staff until further notice.