The 1981 Writers Guild of America strike was a 3-month strike action taken to establish compensation in the then-new markets of "pay TV" and home video. Most scripted television series seasons started much later than originally planned as a result.
- 1981–82 United States network television schedule
- International Affiliation of Writers Guilds (IAWG)
- WGA screenwriting credit system
- WGA script registration service
- 1960 Writers Guild of America strike
- 1988 Writers Guild of America strike
- 2007-2008 Writers Guild of America strike
- List of Hollywood strikes
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