With just days to go until the March 31 expiration of the current commercials contracts, SAG-AFTRA and the advertising industry today announced they’ve agreed to extend the deals another week while negotiations continue. Talks on a new three-year contract started on February 14 in NYC between the union and committees from the American Association of Advertising Agencies and the Association of National Advertisers. These are the first contract talks since SAG and AFTRA merged last year. Read the joint statement here: (more…)