The WGAE and WGAW labor unions represent film, television, and radio writers working in the United States. All 12,000 screenwriters and TV writers in the guild were part of the strike which started on November 5, 2007, and concluded on February 12, 2008.
I think this was one of the best things ever to happen to TV. It is because of this the market suddenly opened up for TV shows which usually would not be broadcast outside of their point of origin.
Especially the Scandinavian dramas attracted a lot of interest.
It kinda started of with Wallander.
Well I said kinda. It wasn’t the original series that first got broadcast but the BBC version starring Kenneth Branagh.
The original Swedish show did follow shortly afterwards though,it was much grittier then the watered down version of the BBC.
Even though this was a well written and compelling show to watch it was…
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