in Newswire Published on March 23, 2021

‘Key & Peele’ Writer Claims Writers Guild Unfairly Wiped Out Royalties Payments for ‘Paltry’ Settlement Deal [UPDATE]

by Erin Shaak

Last Updated on January 26, 2022

Martel v. Writers Guild of America West, Inc. et al.

Filed: March 17, 2021 § 2:21-cv-02389

A class action was filed over a deal between Writers Guild of America and Viacom that essentially wiped out historic royalties payments for Comedy Central writers.

Case Updates

January 26, 2022 – ‘Key & Peele’ Streaming Royalties Case Withdrawn by Plaintiff

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Last Updated on January 26, 2022 — 4:14 PM

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