SAG-AFTRA, AMPTP Extend Current Contracts by 24 Hours to Continue Negotiations

The decision to extend another day to allow for further discussion was announced less than an hour before midnight.

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) have agreed to extend for 24 hours the current TV/theatrical contracts set to expire at midnight tonight, the parties announced in a statement less than one hour before midnight Monday. The extensions are effective starting 12:00 a.m. July 1, 2014, and expire at 11:59 p.m., July 1, 2014.

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The extensions are effective for the Producers-Screen Actors Guild Codified Basic Agreement, Screen Actors Guild Television Agreement, Exhibit A of the AFTRA National Code of Fair Practice for Network Television Broadcasting, The CW Supplement, all basic cable agreements that incorporate by reference the aforementioned contracts, and all associated schedules, exhibits, side letters and supplemental agreements now in force.

Negotiations will continue under the previously announced media blackout.

"We have no further comment," ended the statement.

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