Unemployed Hollywood Writers Resorting to Bartending, Doordash Gigs as Studios Slash Spending

Unemployed Hollywood Writers Resorting to Bartending, Doordash Gigs as Studios Slash Spending


Unemployed Hollywood writers are reportedly resorting to gig work as bartenders and Doordash drivers as studios continue to slash spending across the board, resulting in a dramatic reduction in the number of TV pilots and shows receiving the green light.

“As a showrunner who is a queer woman of color and I can’t get work? That’s saying a lot. It’s very frustrating.” one industry veteran told The Hollywood Reporter.

“I never thought I’d be a writer for as long as I have, but I didn’t expect to run into a brick wall. I thought it’d be a slow tapering, but this feels like a cataclysm,” another said. “I don’t know if I’m ever going to forgive Hollywood for this.

Another writer moaned: “That’s where a

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