ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1980
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(Studio) Negotiations reported beginning between actors and producers of prime-time television shows; strike recalled beginning 2 weeks ago.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
(Hollywood, California) Issues under discussion with Screen Actors Guild outlined; films shown. Picket line outside Walt Disney studios examined. [James GARNER - acknowledges friend.] Impact of strike for fall TV programming explained; ABC's "Three's Company, That's Incredible, Eight is Enough", NBC's "Chips, Little House on The Prairie", CBS's "M.A.S.H., Alice, Dallas" said affected. Question of who shot J.R. said remaining unsolved; ABC said planning to run "Masada" and NBC, "Shogun." Rel. between picket line and prime-time television outlined.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer
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