The writers reached a tentative deal with AMPTP an hour before the May 2 expiration of the contract and achieved significant changes in the compensation structure for short-order TV series, forcing the studios to recognize the financial strain for TV writers as the industry norm has shifted to shows with six-13 episodes per season, rather than the broadcast norm of 22-24.
It looks better than it is, so I’m probably about a five.
He portrays Ray Palmer/The Atom in a recurring role in the third and fourth seasons of Arrow.
He also guest starred as Ray Palmer/The Atom in the first season The Flash episode, "All Star Team Up".
"His mother's head was chopped off, his girlfriend was killed.
Key issues for the union are likely to include employer contributions to shore up the separate SAG and AFTRA pension plans; dealing with options and exclusivity rules due to shortened seasons in TV, also known as the “span” issue; and changes in how performers are compensated for travel.
The AMPTP finished down-to-the-wire negotiations with the Writers Guild of America month ago.
A great little burst of energy just to get the body going. There was a period for about six months where I was doing the stair climber for 40 to 60 minutes a day, four days a week, to shed weight.
I didn’t want to be running because it’s hard on my knees, but just doing a stair climber was actually more conducive to hurting my knees.