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Erin Andrews tells us what it's like to be the NFL's top sideline reporter, from screaming players to late-night anxieties

Fox Sports' Erin Andrews spoke to Business Insider about the preparation she's doing before working the sideline for Super Bowl LIV. Andrews revealed some of her most memorable encounters with NFL players that weren't caught on camera. She also talked about what she's doing off the field to expand her brand, including the clothing line WEAR and her hopes to one day host a talk show. Click here for more BI Prime stories.   It's the calm before the storm: the week between the NFL conference pla...
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Creative Professionals Pushing Back on California's New Gig Economy Law

California's new gig economy law, AB5, is not being well received by independent creative professionals.  Freelance writers, musicians, actors, artists, and other creative professionals are finding the new law is damaging their livelihoods. Indie musicians are a good example. Key quote from : AB5 will have a devastating and catastrophic impact on independent musicians, their livelihoods and the music industry in general in California. Musicians’ businesses operate in a substantially differe...
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United States: Plaintiffs' Bar Seeks To Expand Reach Of California's Dynamex Decision And ABC Test To Franchising, Joint Employment - Littler Mendelson

The battle over the scope and applicability of the so-called "ABC test" in determining California employers' potential liability under wage and hour and other state labor laws continues unabated.
Tags: News, Abc, California, United States, Littler Mendelson, Dynamex


Sanders Slams Biden on Social Security, Again: Campaign Update

(Bloomberg) -- Bernie Sanders kept up his challenge to Joe Biden’s claims that he never proposed cuts or freezes to social security.“Joe Biden continues trying to hide his efforts to help Republicans cut Social Security,” Faiz Shakir, Sanders’ campaign manager, said in a statement.The campaign pointed to instances throughout Biden’s career in which the former vice president suggested cutting or freezing Social Security benefits including a 1995 vote for an amendment to the balanced budget bill w...
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Parnas’ Attorney Says His Client Has More Trump Recordings Up His Sleeve

Lev Parnas’ attorney Joseph Bondy indicated that the recording of President Trump telling two associates of Rudy Giuliani that he wanted them to “take out” Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch in April 2018 is just the beginning. The recording, which was first reported by ABC Friday, features Trump telling Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman to “take [Yovanovitch] out!” after he was told that the career foreign service officer was “badmouthing” him in Kyiv. Fruman reportedly made the recording during a small A...
Tags: Rachel Maddow, News, Abc, Washington, Ukraine, Cnn, Anderson Cooper, House Intelligence Committee, Msnbc, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Trump International Hotel, Bidens, Bondy, Trump When, Parnas


Crow Won’t Say Whether Trump Recording Will Be Included In Impeachment Trial

House impeachment manager Jason Crow (D-CO) dodged when asked whether the April 2018 recording of President Trump telling Rudy Giuliani associates to “take [Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch] out” can be included in the ongoing impeachment trial. In the 90-minute recording first reported by ABC Friday, Trump is seen telling Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman to “take [Yovanovitch] out!” after he was told that the career foreign service officer was “badmouthing” him in Kyiv. When asked by CBS’ Margaret Bre...
Tags: News, Abc, America, Cbs, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Brennan, Crow, Margaret Brennan, Impeachment, D Co, Jason Crow, Summer Concepcion, Marie Yovanovitch, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas


Biden, Sanders Pull Further Ahead in ABC-WaPost National Poll

(Bloomberg) -- Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, who represent rival visions for the Democratic Party, are solidifying their status as frontrunners in the crowded presidential field, according to a Washington Post-ABC News national poll.Coming just a week before voters finally get to have their say in the Iowa caucuses, the polls show Biden with a solid 32% overall among registered voters who lean Democratic, while Sanders registered support from 23%. Both are doing slightly better than in the same ...
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Released Audio Of Trump Ordering Marie Yovanovitch Out Appears To Back ABC Report

"Get her out tomorrow ... Take her out ... Do it," a voice reported as Trump's says about the Ukraine ambassador.
Tags: News, Abc, Ukraine, Trump, Marie Yovanovitch


‘Take Her Out. OK?’ Recording Reportedly Links Trump to Plans For Ouster of Ukraine Ambassador

(NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can be heard in a taped 2018 conversation saying he wants to get rid of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, whose removal a year later emerged as an issue in Trump’s impeachment. The president was talking with a small group that included Lev Parnas, an associate of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, according to a report Friday about the audio recording. Trump demanded the removal of Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch at an April 2018 dinner at his hotel in Washing...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Congress, Abc, Washington, Senate, White House, Russia, Uncategorized, Joe Biden, Ukraine, House, Associated Press, Biden, Giuliani


Report: Trump Recorded Telling Parnas And Fruman To ‘Take Her Out’ About Yovanovitch

President Trump was recorded telling two buddies of Rudy Giuliani’s that he wanted Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch fired in April 2018, ABC reports. “Take her out!” Trump reportedly said on the recording to Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, after being told that the career foreign service officer was “badmouthing” him in Kyiv. Fruman reportedly made the recording, which occurred at a small April 30, 2018 dinner at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. Todd Blanche, an attorney for Fruman, ...
Tags: News, Abc, Washington, Ukraine, State Department, Rudy Giuliani, Clinton, Trump, State, Sen Ron Johnson, Sen Johnson, Trump International Hotel, Mike Pompeo, Parnas, Pete Sessions R TX, Impeachment


3 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Graphic Designer

Hiring a graphic designer can be a great decision. Whether that designer is helping with a logo, marketing materials, or presentation graphics, he or she can take your visual communication to the next level. But how do you know if you are hiring a good one? After you’ve checked out the design portfolios of a few candidates, it’s time to narrow the field. We suggest using the following three questions to guide you toward the right designer. 1. Do You Know and Follow the Trends? In recent years,...
Tags: Abc, Uncategorized, Marketing, Designer, Ibm, Graphic Design, Logo, Rand, Logo Design, Speaking, Visual Communication, Paul Rand, Marketing Tips, Design Trends, Marketing Materials, Presentation Graphics


Moon Knight Series Adds The Witcher Writer Beau DeMayo

Moon Knight series adds The Witcher writer Beau DeMayo Following the success of The Witcher‘s first season, series writer Beau DeMayo has signed on for another major TV project with Marvel Studios’ officially adding him to the creative team of Disney+’s upcoming MCU series Moon Knight. This news comes two days after Netflix had announced that they are currently developing a Witcher anime film titled The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf which will also be co-produced by DeMayo. The Moon Knight ...
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TV Ratings: ‘Station 19’-‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Crossover Scores Series High 7 Million Viewers

ABC scored big  TV ratings numbers on Thursday night thanks to the “Station 19”-“Grey’s Anatomy” crossover. The first part of the two-hour crossover delivered a 1.2 rating among adults 18-49 and 7 million total viewers, which represents a series high for “Station 19.” Part 2 built on its lead-in’s rating, scoring a 1.4 and 6.6 […]
Tags: News, Abc, Tv Ratings, Grey, Grey's Anatomy, Station 19


Police called on man for attempting to deposit checks while black

Air Force veteran Sauntore Thomas was "humiliated" when a teller at TCF Bank in Livonia, Michigan decided, without any rational cause, that three large checks Thomas brought for deposit were fraudulent. Rather than easily confirm the checks, the teller called the cops! Thomas is now suing TCF Bank. I hope he receives some new large checks to deposit his new bank. ABC: Thomas' attorney, Deborah Gordon, said he was able to deposit the checks at another bank without a problem and they cleared l...
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Australia fires live: homes feared lost in NSW bushfires as six firefighters reported injured – latest updates

Six volunteer firefighters reportedly taken to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ in truck rollover, NSW premier offers condolences for three US firefighters kills in C-130 crash and as Sydney covered in thick smoke haze. Follow all the latest updates 10.18pm GMT NSW Police issued a statement this morning on the fatal air tanker crash in the Snowy Mountains. Police are working with investigators from the Air Transport Safety Bureau.The names of the three men killed, all experienced US aerial f...
Tags: Abc, Australia, US, Australia news, Natural disasters and extreme weather, New South Wales, Sydney, Bushfires, NSW Police, Cooma, Australian Capital Territory (ACT, Batemans Bay, Southern Tablelands, Coulson Aviation, Snowy Mountains Police, Air Transport Safety Bureau


Cynthia Erivo, Idina Menzel, and More Set to Perform at the OSCARS

Cynthia Erivo, Oscar winner Elton John, Idina Menzel, Chrissy Metz and Oscar winner Randy Newman will perform this year's nominated songs at the 92nd Oscars ceremony, show producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain announced today. aoeThe Oscarsa will air live, Sunday, Feb. 9, on ABC. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Abc, Theatre, Randy Newman, Cynthia Erivo Oscar, TV News Desk, Stephanie Allain, Lynette Howell Taylor, Cynthia Erivo Idina Menzel, Elton John Idina Menzel Chrissy Metz


‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Tyler Gwozdz Dies of Suspected Overdose

Tyler Gwozdz, a former contestant on ABC’s “The Bachelorette,” has died of a suspected drug overdose. He was 29. According to the Boca Raton Police Department, Gwozdz was hospitalized on Jan. 13 following a “medical overdose.” He later died in Florida’s Palm Beach County after spending a week in the  intensive care unit. TMZ, which first […]
Tags: Florida, News, Abc, The Bachelorette, Palm Beach County, Boca Raton Police Department, Gwozdz, Tyler Gwozdz


ABC Orders Comedy Pilot From ‘New Adventures of Old Christine’ Creator

ABC has picked up the multi-cam comedy pilot “My Village” from Kari Lizer. The project follows an empty-nester mom who wonders how she ended up alone while her children live their best lives thousands of miles away. She decides her place is with her family and as she reinserts herself into their lives, her kids […]
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Katey Sagal to Star Erin Brockovich-Inspired Pilot From Krista Vernoff at ABC

Krista Vernoff is looking to set up another show at ABC. The “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Station 19” showrunner is the writer and executive producer on a new pilot which has been ordered at ABC, inspired by the life of famous legal clerk Erin Brockovich. Katey Sagal has been cast to play the lead role. Titled […]
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Ousted Grammy Chief Talks Corruption Claims on ‘Good Morning America’ (Watch)

Little relevant new information was unveiled in ousted Grammy CEO Deborah Dugan’s appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America” Thursday. The executive, who was placed on administrative leave last Thursday after the organization made a strongly worded but vague claim of “misconduct” against her former assistant (who was also the assistant of her predecessor, Neil Portnow), […]
Tags: News, Abc, Good Morning America, Recording Academy, Neil Portnow, Deborah Dugan


‘The Good Place’ Became the Last Great Sitcom on Network TV by Daring Its Audience to Be Better

The Good Place always sounded like a match made in TV heaven: Beloved star Kristen Bell. Comedy veteran Ted Danson. And creator Mike Schur, a prolific writer and producer who’d made his name as a driving force behind acclaimed sitcoms The Office, Parks and Recreation and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. As we approach the end of its four-season run, however, it’s clear the show was a gamble for all involved–including NBC, which believed in Schur enough to let him run with a wild idea. Though trailers su...
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ABC Picks Up Drama Pilot ‘Harlem’s Kitchen’ From ‘Scandal’ Writer

ABC has made their third drama pilot pick up and fourth pilot pick up overall for the 2020-2021 season. The broadcaster has ordered the drama pilot “Harlem’s Kitchen.” It is described as an ensemble family drama set in a fine dining restaurant in Harlem. Ellis Rice, Executive Chef and patriarch, runs a successful restaurant with […]
Tags: News, Abc, Harlem, ABC Picks Up Drama Pilot ` Harlem, Harlem Ellis Rice Executive Chef


How ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and ‘Station 19’ Will Sync Up for Its 2020 Crossover

Nearly a year after “Grey’s Anatomy” made television history by becoming the longest-running primetime medical drama, the ABC series is taking on a new challenge on Thursday, Jan. 23: becoming more immersed with its spinoff, “Station 19,” for a more unified two-hour weekly block. But while there are natural ties between the two dramas, trying […]
Tags: News, Abc, Features, Grey, Grey's Anatomy, Krista Vernoff, Station 19


Tracee Ellis Ross to Star in Mountain Dew’s Super Bowl Ad, Which Will Parody The Shining

Mountain Dew has revealed that actress Tracee Ellis Ross, who stars in the ABC show Black-ish, will be one of the famous faces viewers can expect to see in its Super Bowl 2020 ad. The PepsiCo brand has not yet shared the spot itself, but earlier this month it released a teaser that references The...
Tags: Abc, Mountain Dew, Advertising, Pepsico, Tracee Ellis Ross, Food & Beverage, The Big Game


Monty Python Co-Founder and Comedy Legend Terry Jones Dead at 77

Another comedy legend has passed. Terry Jones, a founding member of the Monty Python troupe and a renowned comedian, screenwriter, filmmaker, poet, historian, and author, has died at age 77. Terry Jones died Tuesday evening in his North London home, his agent confirmed to the BBC. The poet and former Python had been suffering from dementia, which had been publicly revealed by his son, Bill, in September 2016, rendering him unable to speak. “We are deeply saddened to have to announce the pass...
Tags: Python, Death, New York, Movies, Abc, John Cleese, Siri, Bbc, Monty Python, Brian, Terry Gilliam, Bill, Oxford University, Cambridge University, Terry, Indiana Jones


‘Fanboys’ Writer Wants to Make a Sequel Focused on The Snyder Cut of ‘Justice League’

Remember Fanboys? It was a comedy released in 2009 following a group of friends in 1999 who decide to break into Skywalker Ranch in an attempt to steal a rough cut of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. But it’s not just because they want to see it early. The group learns that one among them has been diagnosed with cancer, and they don’t know if he’ll make it in time to see the movie. It’s a fairly cheesy comedy with some heightened elements, but it’s a fun romp for Star Wars fans. However, it sound...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Abc, Sequels, Kristen Bell, Goldberg, Zack Snyder, Ernest Cline, Kyle-Newman, Adam-F.-Goldberg, Justice-League, The Weinstein Co, Snyder Cut of ` Justice League, Fanboys, Fanboys 2


David Leitch to Direct Live-Action Remake of 1972’s Kung Fu Series

David Leitch to direct live-action remake of 1972’s Kung Fu series According to Collider, David Leitch (Deadpool 2, Hobbs & Shaw) will helm a live-action remake of the series Kung Fu, which premiered in 1972 and starred David Carradine. Universal Pictures has optioned the rights to the television series and will re-team with Leitch following Hobbs & Shaw. The remake is reportedly set in the present day. The original series was set in the 1800s and ran for three seasons on ABC. RELATED: Dolitt...
Tags: TV, Movies, Abc, Kung Fu, TV News, Leigh Whannell, Cw, Universal Pictures, David Carradine, Leitch, Blindspot, Herman Miller, Greg Berlanti, David Leitch, Kelly McCormick, David Leitch Deadpool


ABC Orders Western Comedy Pilot From Sherry Bilsing-Graham, Ellen Kreamer

ABC has handed out their first comedy pilot order of the 2020-2021 season. ABC has ordered the single-cam project “Prospect.” It is described as a comedic western about an idealistic young woman who moves to the frontier to be a schoolteacher. Her ideals are quickly tested when she learns that her students are rowdy ranch […]
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TV Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’ Ticks Up 20%, ABC Wins Monday Rose

“The Bachelor” saw a solid uptick week-to-week in the TV ratings, leading ABC to victory on a competitive Monday night. The dating show scored a 1.9 rating among adults 18-49, roughly a 20% increase on last week’s episode, and 6.2 million total viewers, up almost 1 million viewers from last week. “The Good Doctor” benefited […]
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Why Communicators Get a Pass to Watch ‘The Bachelor’ Guilt-Free

Regardless of whether you consider yourself a member of Bachelor Nation, you’d have to be living under a rock to escape the hype of the popular ABC dating show. Each new season brings a flood of social media buzz, non-stop advertisements and climbing ratings. As a communicator, I’m giving my colleagues full permission to watch this guilty pleasure program without any guilt, and this is because “The Bachelor” is a textbook case in storytelling. The show is a well-oiled machine that churns ...
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