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Drew Barrymore returns to talk shows amid writers’ and actors’ strike

The Drew Barrymore Show It will return to television screens sooner than expected.

In a lengthy Instagram post, Drew Barrymore announced that her daytime talk show will soon begin its fourth season in accordance with Writers Guild of America rules and the SAG-AFTRA strikes.

The actress began her post by acknowledging her decision to withdraw from hosting the MTV Movie & TV Awards in May in solidarity with the writers who had just gone on strike.

“There was a direct conflict with the subject of the strike, namely studios, streaming, movies, and television,” he wrote in the post and caption. “It was also the first week of the strike, so I did what I thought was appropriate at the time to show solidarity with the writers.”

He noted that the third season of their show had ended before the strike, so they never had to finish it. But now he’s making another conscious decision: He’s returning to work amid writer and cast strikes because the show is “just bigger than me.”

“That decision is mine,” Barrymore continued. “We are committed not to discuss or promote critical films and television shows of any kind. We went live in the middle of a global pandemic. Our program is designed for sensitive times and only works with what is happening in the real world in real time.

The host explained that her desire to return to the talk show stems from her desire to provide work for writers and entertainment for viewers during a difficult time.

“I want to be there to offer what authors do so well, which is a way to unite us or help us understand the human experience,” he concluded. “I hope that a solution can be found for everyone as quickly as possible. We’ve been through tough times since we first aired. So I step forward to begin Season 4 again with intelligent humility.

This is what the official spokesman for the Writers Association said to the Hollywood Reporter: Which The Drew Barrymore Show. It’s a fantastic show, and the guild members will surely love it. Pickets were outside Barrymore Studios on Monday and Tuesday in New York City.

“He has been off the air since the strike began on May 2, but has now (unfortunately) decided to return without his book,” the spokesperson said in the statement. “The union has and will continue to demonstrate all striking shows that continue production for the duration of the strike.”

Under WGA strike rules, most daytime talk shows are allowed to continue because many do not employ union writers. Includes two exceptions. The Drew Barrymore Show The conversationThis started at the beginning of the strike and continues to repeat itself, just as late-night talk shows do.

while The Drew Barrymore Show As their new season begins, actors appearing as guests must abide by SAG-AFTRA’s strike rules, unlike the WGA, which include not discussing or promoting strike action.

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