EXCLUSIVE: Unpaid crew members on The Mediator will be paid in full by Tuesday, vowed Andre Jetmir, the show’s creator.
He told Deadline that 11 members of the crew have yet to be paid in full because of cost overruns attributed to shooting during the pandemic. “Covid just destroyed the budget completely,” he said. “It was absolutely brutal.”Twenty episodes of the show, which features Ice-T in a court-like setting resolving the real-life disputes of feuding guests, aired on Fox-owned stations around the country.
The show’s first season wrapped in February.“I haven’t been paid either, so you can put me down on the list too,” Jetmir said, noting that he hopes that, now that the budget problems have been resolved with a new line of financing,Read more on deadline.com