TV

Favored Nations

Means that you are getting equal contractual treatment to others on the project – billing, accommodations, and any other contractual provision.

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Basic Cable Live Action Signatory Package

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Television Signatory Package

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SAG-AFTRA television agreements cover almost any type of program, series or television movie, including animation.
Our contracts include productions on film, videotape and digital media.
Television motion pictures are produced for initial release on broadcast, cable or satellite television.

Workweek

If you have a specific question about workweek or need further information, please contact a business representative at your SAG-AFTRA local office

Studio Workweek:

The studio workweek consists of any five days out of seven consecutive days with the sixth and seventh days considered regular days off. These days are designated by the Producer. Premiums are paid when a performer works the sixth and/or seventh day*.

*Not applicable to a day performer, unless he works six or seven days in the workweek.

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Transportation and Location Expenses

If you have a specific question about per diems or need further information, please contact a business representative at your SAG-AFTRA local office.

Per Diems and Accommodations:

In addition to lodging, the Producer will provide a per diem meal allowance to be paid prior to the day or week of work. The minimum per diem amounts are as follows and only applicable if meals are not provided by the Producer.

Breakfast: $12.00

Lunch: $18.00

Dinner: $30.00

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Rest Periods (Forced Calls)

If you have a specific question about rest periods or need further information, please contact a business representative at your SAG-AFTRA local office.

Daily Rest Periods for Day, 3-Day (TV only) and Weekly Performers:

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Overtime

If you have a specific question about overtime or need further information, please contact a business representative at your SAG-AFTRA local office.

The performer’s pay, for overtime purposes, is computed from time of first call to dismissal, excluding meal periods. Overtime for performers receiving over the money breaks will be based on the applicable money break amount.

Day Performers (Theatrical and Television):

Money breaks: two times the minimum day performer rate per day.

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Mileage Reimbursement and Travel

If you have a specific question about mileage reimbursement and travel or need further information, please contact a business representative at your SAG-AFTRA local office.

Travel within the Studio Zone:

Mileage is payable at $ .30 per mile to the performer if the performer is required to report to the location within the 30 mile Hollywood or San Francisco Studio Zones or eight mile zone in New York. There are however, exceptions. They are as follows:

Theatrical, new one hour series, one-half hour and one-hour pilots:

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