TV Industry in Chaos as Colbert, Kimmel and Fallon’s Shows Shut Down Simultaneously

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Thousands of unionized TV writers went on strike Tuesday after their demands for more money from television studios and streamers were not met.

Shows that air daily, including much of the late-night talk show lineup, will air reruns instead of their previously scheduled programming.

Deadline reported “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” will not air new episodes beginning Tuesday.

“Late Night with Seth Meyers” and “The Daily Show” also will be on hiatus until the strike ends, TV Insider reported.

“The Late Late Show with James Corden” aired its final episode a week ago and will not be affected.

Meanwhile, Fox News’ “Gutfeld!” — which consistently tops Kimmel and Fallon in the ratings — will air as normal.

The strike involves 9,000 writers with the Writers Guild of America who vowed to walk off the job if their demands for more money from the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers were not met by Monday.

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