“The cliffhanger announcement comes after several weeks of tense and sometimes contentious negotiations that included discussions over how much writers should be paid at a time of dramatic changes in the industry, in particular increases in pay and streaming residuals to counterbalance the effects of shorter TV seasons.” At the last minute, the Writers Guild of America reached an agreement with studios and averted a major strike. (You already have like forty shows you’ve been meaning to watch. And this means there will be no break and the list will only grow.)