Jimmy Kimmel will get COVID, cancels ‘Strike Power Three’ with Fallon and Colbert in Vegas

While the SAG-AFTRA strike of actors and writers enters an important stage in Hollywood in opposition to studios, all prime time speak present hosts have been a part of a podcast the place all of them get collectively. On September 23, they determined to create an occasion the place three of them from the most important mainstream tv stations have been going to return collectively for the ‘Strike Power Three‘. This teams is fashioned by Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, and Stephen Colbert. These are the three most profitable late night time speak present hosts within the nation and all three of their exhibits are at the moment on maintain whereas the strike will get resolved. Amid the podcast’s success, all of those hosts have been going to satisfy at a single occasion for the primary time in historical past. It was scheduled for Las Vegas on September 23.

The occasion would happen at Dolby Dwell Park MGM within the metropolis of Nevada on account of this podcast additionally they launched alongside Seth Myers and John Oliver. Regardless that these hosts usually compete in opposition to one another for scores, they did come collectively as a way to pledge their full assist for his or her writers as a part of the SAG-AFTRA strike in opposition to studios. All proceeds of those exhibits are destined for his or her writing staffs in the course of the strike. However Kimmel wrote this on X, previously often called Twitter this Thursday: “Nicely, Las Vegas, I bought Covid, and sadly, we have to cancel this weekend’s Strike Power Three present. I may by no means stay with myself if I bought my hometown pals sick. Due to all who bought tickets, everybody will get full refunds and we’ll attempt to reschedule if potential.”

The SAG-AFTRA strike reaches a essential stage

Whereas these late night time present hosts do the whole lot they’ll as a way to assist their writing staffs, the strike has reached a brand new stage which may be the start of the top for this battle. In keeping with Selection, heads of all 4 main studios in Hollywood agreed to satisfy on Wednesday and Thursday with SAG-AFTRA strikers as a way to attain an settlement. Ought to they handle to succeed in an settlement, this might be the beginning of manufacturing on all television exhibits and Hollywood motion pictures within the business. Most people within the picket traces have been already beginning to undergo the results of not getting paid for work all through months.

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