Deadline – Streaming Services Will Pay A Lot More Residuals Under New WGA Pact

The new contract reflects the growing percentage of revenue that is generated by streaming services.

May 12, 2017

Netflix, Amazon and Hulu will be paying a lot more in writers’ residuals under the new WGA film and TV contract. New details, outlined by WGA West, reveal that high-budget shows they run will generate anywhere between $3,448-$34,637 more residuals per episode over the life of the three-year contract than they did under the old contract, depending on the platform and the length of the show.’

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