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Author: Jonathan Handel

Date: November 21, 2018

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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$2 Billion in Residuals Are Paid Annually — But How Much Gets Lost?

About a year ago, Anne Schedeen realized she hadn’t seen any residuals in a while from Alf, the hit ’80s series in which she co-starred. That seemed odd to the actress, so she asked her husband, Chris Barrett, to give SAG-AFTRA a call. The response he got? “Oh,” said a staffer, according to Barrett, formerly the head of Metropolitan Talent Agency. “That show hasn’t paid residuals in four years.”

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