High Risk (TV series)
The genesis of High Risk was a 1988 strike by members of both the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and Writers Guild of America, west (WGAw) against the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Unable to produce regular, scripted series, programs such as High Risk were put together to serve as replacements under fear of a two-year lockout.
Intended as a two-year commitment, strike or no strike, High Risk received unanimous condemnations and was cancelled after being presented for one night. The show was hosted by Wayne Rogers.
Brooks, Tim and Marsh, Earle, The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows
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