Reality Show Writers Bare Teeth At “Top Model” Producers

Law360, New York (November 8, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Amid an ongoing campaign to organize reality television show writers, the Writers Guild of America lashed out at the producers of the CW Television Network’s “America’s Next Top Model” on Monday, claiming that 12 writers for the hit program had their jobs scrapped after their strike for union representation in July.

The complaint, filed with the National Labor Relations Board on Monday, targets Anisa Productions Inc., the company headed by “Top Model” executive producer Ken Mok.

The charges – which assert that the show's producers have...
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