‘Daily Show’ Writer Explains How Picketers Formed a Rebel Alliance to Shut Down ‘Evil’ | PRO Insight

Comedian Joseph Opio recounts how a small group of WGA strikers stopped production on the Paramount+ show with the support of the Teamsters

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I was one of the four writers whose picket line shut down production on “Evil” on May 5. When video of our fun-size but defiant picket went viral, some hailed us as “heroes” online. But despite picketing from 5 p.m. until 1 a.m., we didn’t deserve that label.

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