“We’re here at one of the few remaining shows that are being produced still, and how does it feel? American Horror Story is one of very few productions still up and running as the writers strike closes out its 10th week. As for why Murphy, a WGA West member as well as a director and producer, hasn’t budged, Cooper shrugged. Today, Deadline confirmed the WGAE relieved Leight of his strike leadership duties as a result of the initial tweets and their inaccuracies. As a director and producer, Murphy is allowed by the WGA to perform duties on set as long as he isn’t writing.