With Hollywood bracing for a season of possible labour strife, screenwriters and studio executives on Monday opened contract talks expected to hinge in part on how the Internet has altered show business.
The two sides spent the first day exchanging proposals for a three-year pact covering 12,000 members of the Writers Guild of America, whose agreement expires on Oct. 31.
The talks were adjourned about eight hours after they began, with negotiators agreeing to return to the bargaining table on Wednesday, union and industry representatives said.
Comments from both sides indicated they remain far apart.
The studios and television networks, represented by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, issued a statement saying the writers
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