2023 Emmys Delayed Due To Hollywood Stike Action

The 2023 Emmy Awards will not be airing on its scheduled date of September 18, as confirmed by Variety magazine.

The ceremony, celebrating outstanding achievements in television, has been postponed due to the ongoing actor and writer strikes that have engulfed Hollywood.

The Briefing spoke to Kym Jackson, a member of SAG-AFTRA, who explains what it means for the future of Hollywood and the film industry here in Australia.

This marks the first time the Emmy Awards have faced a postponement since 2001, when the ceremony being pushed back to November due to 9/11.

According to Variety on Thursday, vendors associated with the awards show were informed of the decision to delay the event indefinitely. 

The Screen Actors Guild — American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) initiated their strike in early July after negotiations with studios stalled – which further deepened the disruption caused by the writers’ strike, which has been ongoing since May.

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