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‘Saturday Night Live’ Returning from Hiatus This Weekend with a New Episode Produced From Quarantine

Saturday Night Live is just one of dozens of shows that went on a production hiatus due to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States and around the world. Since the show is filmed with a live audience and is produced in the span of a single week with a staff of writers and a full crew, it was believed SNL would be shut down until the pandemic had passed. But in the wake of late night television’s revival with special social distancing episodes, we’ll see Saturday Night Live re...
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The 17 best TV shows that you can stream on Hulu right now

  Hulu subscribers can gain access to its entire catalog of TV shows, movies, and original series for just $5.99 a month (ad-supported) or $11.99 a month (ad-free). Many currently airing TV shows on Hulu are available to stream the day after they air on cable, unlike Netflix where it can take months. Standout hits, like "This Is Us," "Killing Eve," and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," are all available for streaming. Throwbacks shows, like "Lost", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," and "The Golden Girls," also...
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'Saturday Night Live' returns this weekend with new, remotely filmed episode

After a month hiatus, NBC's "Saturday Night Live" will return this weekend with a new episode produced remotely.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'SNL' is producing new original content remotely amid coronavirus

After going dark because of the coronavirus pandemic, "Saturday Night Live" will be back this weekend with new original content that will be produced remotely, NBC said on Thursday.
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Saturday Night Live Returns This Weekend With New Material, Produced Remotely

Live (maybe) from New York (maybe), it's Saturday Night! This weekend, Saturday Night Live will return with new content, which will air in its usual 11:30 p.m. timeslot on NBC. The material will all be produced remotely, as the production practices social distancing, according to the network. The episode will include a Weekend Update segment,...
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‘Saturday Night Live’ Will Return With Original Content

“Saturday Night Live” will return this weekend, though, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic,  it will likely not be live at all. NBC said that the venerable late-night program would air original content on Satuday, April 11, with material produced by a staff working remotely. Pieces are likely to include a “Weekend Update” segment and other […]
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SNL Producing Original Content Remotely for a New Episode this Saturday

SNL Producing Original Content Remotely for a New Episode this Saturday According to Collider, Saturday Night Live is set to return this weekend with original content. Segments will reportedly be produced remotely and it’s likely the one-off will be taped for broadcast instead of airing live. RELATED: Christopher Meloni to Reprise Elliot Stabler in SVU Spin-Off! The outlet shared NBC’s promise that there will be sketch material from other cast members, but nothing has yet been announced regar...
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Elderly Covid-19 Victim Spent Days Pleading For Help With Her Alexa Smart Device Before Death

LouAnn Dagen, a 66-year-old woman in Michigan, spent days pleading for help from her Amazon Echo Show before she died of covid-19 on April 4, according to a new report from local NBC affiliate WFLA. Dagen lived at a nursing home where at least 31 residents and five staff have tested positive for the new coronavirus…Read more...
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NYC Has Record Number of Deaths; Fauci Raises Hope: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious-disease expert, said the final death toll from the virus may be lower than earlier estimated. With the U.S. is on track to overtake Italy in fatalities, New York City reported a record 824 deaths in the past 24 hours.Stocks rallied after the Federal Reserve took steps to provide as much as $2.3 trillion in additional aid, even as Americans applied for jobless benefits in huge numbers again. Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer James Gorman ...
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Seth Meyers on what it's like to do 'Late Night' from his attic during a pandemic

Seth Meyers has worked in some well-known studios. He got his TV start in Studio 8H, famously the home of "Saturday Night Live." Then he moved down the hall to Studio 8G for his NBC late night show, "Late Night," which has aired from NBC's Rockefeller Center headquarters since 2014.
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Falwell Accuses NYT, ProPublica Of Criminal Trespass While Covering COVID

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr., announced Wednesday that he is pursuing criminal charges against a New York Times freelancer and ProPublica for trespassing on campus while covering COVID-19. “We actually went to the local magistrate, we’ve sworn out warrants for their misdemeanor arrest,” Falwell said on right-wing radio show, the “Todd Starnes Show.” He added that there were “no trespassing” signs posted on every entrance to campus that warned off everybody except students, ...
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NFL Rumors: Tom Brady told Al Michaels he was 'unhappy' in November

NBC's Al Michaels says Tom Brady told him back in November, when the New England Patriots were still undefeated, that he was the "most unhappy 8-0 quarterback in football."
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Netflix’s Space Force Premiere Date & Photos Revealed

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Space Force: Filming begins on Steve Carell’s Netflix sitcom Netflix has revealed the Space Force premiere date and first look photos from Steve Carell’s new sitcom, his first since departing The Office. The series will premiere on the streaming service May 29. Check out the photos in the gallery below! RELATED: Atypical Season 3 First Look Photos Released by Netflix The streaming service gave Space Force a straight-to-series order, which is described as a workplace comedy...
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CBS Resurrecting Sunday Night Movies to Fill in For Shortened TV Seasons

Back in the old days, long before streaming, and even before home video as we know it today, networks aired movies. NBC had NBC’s Saturday Night at the Movies, and both ABC and CBS had the Sunday Night Movie. Well, as the saying goes, everything old is new again, and as CBS finds itself facing a drop-off in programming due to coronavirus delays, they’re bringing back the Sunday Night Movie. Starting in May, CBS will be airing titles like Raiders of the Lost Ark and Titanic on Sunday nights. ...
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TV advertising is a mess — meet 23 industry insiders working to fix it

The TV industry is undergoing massive changes as people flee from traditional TV to streaming platforms and advertisers shift big money from TV to over-the-top services. And now, the coronavirus crisis is expected to accelerate viewers' shift away from traditional TV. Even as viewers flock to streaming services, reaching TV-sized audiences on those platforms is a challenge for marketers. Business Insider identified 23 people from agencies, networks, consortiums, and adtech firms who are at the...
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Biden Says November Election Can’t Be Delayed: Campaign Update

(Bloomberg) -- Joe Biden said unequivocally Tuesday the November election couldn’t be delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.“We cannot delay or postpone a constitutionally required election,” Biden said in an interview on NBC’s “Today.”Biden, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, repeated his calls for states to plan ahead for remote voting options, including expanding vote by mail. The former vice president said he hoped people can vote in person, but it would “depend on the state o...
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John Krasinski Hosts a Virtual ‘Hamilton’ Cast Reunion for a Little Girl on ‘Some Good News’

The Office and Jack Ryan star John Krasinski recently started passing some of his time in self-quarantine by hosting a web series called Some Good News. Recorded from the home office of the A Quiet Place director/star, the series highlights some uplifting stories from around the web to help drown out the hellish nightmare of news from our government and the coronavirus pandemic that is claiming lives everyday. The first episode of Some Good News brought the wonderful surprise of The Office star...
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Inspirational TV shows to watch during this pandemic

There are many ways people are passing time with staying home during the pandemic. Some are taking up new hobbies. Some are exploring virtual museums. Some may even be preparing for a neighborhood sing-along out their windows. But many people are turning to television to provide entertainment, comfort, and/or escape. Since the late 1990s, as television offerings have generally expanded, so too has there been a boom in television that explores the ultimate meaning, especially shows in which the a...
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James Drury, Star Of Long-Running TV Series ‘The Virginian’, Dead At 85

“He played the laconic rancher with no name on the revolutionary NBC series. Among Westerns, only Gunsmoke and Bonanza lasted longer.” – The Hollywood Reporter
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'Hold your nerve' and other advice for marketers, plus NBC cuts ad time: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.
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NBC eSports Short Track iRacing Challenge debuts at 7 pm ET on NBCSN

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin highlight those competing in the iRacing races from iconic tracks this week on NBCSN.
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New Sling TV subscribers can receive a free 7-day trial for live TV streaming — here's how to sign up

  Sling TV is one of the most affordable live TV streaming services on the market with two straightforward plans and one combo package. As part of a limited-time promotion, Sling is currently offering a free seven-day trial. For new subscribers, Sling Orange and Sling Blue cost $20 each for your first month and then go up to $30 a month afterward. You can also combine the two plans for an introductory rate of $35 and then $45 a month afterward. If you prepay for two or more months of serv...
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James Drury, star of NBC's long-running Western series 'The Virginian,' dies at 85

James Drury died Monday at 85. The actor played the title rancher on "The Virginian," the longest-running TV Western behind "Gunsmoke" and "Bonanza."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ranking the New Quibi Shows From Worst to Best

Quibi! It’s here, folks, and it’s ready to change the streaming service game – or so it hopes. Quibi, which stands for “quick bites”, wants to be your go-to streaming service when you only have about 5 to 10 minutes to kill. Rather than offering traditional half-hour or hour-long content, Quibi gives viewers content either in quick five-minute bursts, or split up over a series of 5 to 10-minute parts that add up to a whole. The streaming service has just launched with a surprising amount of new...
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James Taylor to Join ‘The Voice’ as Mega Mentor

Veteran tunesmith James Taylor is joining “The Voice” in the role of Mega Mentor for the NBC talent competition series. Taylor will begin his role on the April 13 edition of the series that will feature the four contenders that survive the Battle Rounds as the prepare for the Knockout Rounds. In a twist to […]
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Monday round-up

Amy Howe reports for this blog that “the Republican National Committee and Wisconsin Republicans … asked the Supreme Court [on Saturday] to block a lower-court order that extended the deadline for Wisconsin votes to submit absentee ballots in the state’s upcoming primary election until April 13 – six days after the election, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 7”; Howe covers the Democrats’ response, which was filed yesterday, here. Ariane de Vogue and Adam Levy report at CNN that “[t]he emerg...
Tags: Nbc, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington Post, White House, US, Cnn, House, Wisconsin, Npr, Donald Trump, Trump, Round-up, Cooper, Robert Barnes


Spain’s New Virus Infections Fall as Austria Eases Lockdown

(Bloomberg) -- Spain reported the lowest number of new coronavirus cases in more than two weeks and German infections were the fewest in six days, tentative signs that the spread of the deadly disease is slowing in Europe’s worst-hit countries.The most recent figures from Spain, Italy, Germany and France suggest containment measures that have idled millions of workers are having an effect. While most leaders pleaded for patience, Austria became the first country in Europe to ease restrictions an...
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Trump Eyes Accused ‘Quack’ Dr. Oz for Coronavirus Advice

As the global pandemic and a staggering economic crisis swells, Dr. Mehmet Oz, the controversial celebrity doctor, has been advising senior Trump administration officials on coronavirus-related matters. Oz has even caught President Donald Trump’s attention with the celebrity doctor’s numerous appearances on the president’s favorite TV channel, The Daily Beast has learned.In the past couple of weeks, Trump began hearing more and more about—and watching Oz, now a Fox News regular, discuss—hydroxyc...
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Inslee: 'Ludicrous' that there hasn't been a nationalized mobilization effort to fight pandemic

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Sunday called the next week of the novel COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic the modern era's "Pearl Harbor moment." In other words, it'll be the "hardest moment" of many Americans' lives, and Adams hopes every person in every state does their part to slow the spread.> Surgeon General Jerome Adams: "The next week is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment. It's going to be our 9/11 moment." pic.twitter.com/HoE76Uq1sx> > — Talking Points Memo (@TPM) Apri...
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Trump’s Deadly Weeks Become 21st Century ‘Pearl Harbor Moment’

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump warned that deaths from the coronavirus in the U.S. will escalate over the next one to two weeks, and could be on par with the number of fatalities seen in world wars.“There’s going to be a very, very deadly period, unfortunately,” Trump told reporters at the White House on Saturday.The president said that as the number of deaths peak, “I really believe we probably have never seen anything like these kind of numbers, maybe during the war -- a world war. A Wo...
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