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 2020-03-30 19:17 

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John Krasinski and Steve Carell Host Mini 'Office' Reunion...

John Krasinski and Steve Carell virtually reunited for an "Office" reunion as part of the first episode of Krasinski's new YouTube series, "Some Good News." In an effort to brighten up spirits duri......

 2020-03-30 19:15 

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'How To Get Away With Murder's' Death Cover-ups, Ranked...

The road to "How to Get Away with Murder" is lined with dead bodies. Twenty-eight to be exact. Over the years, the series showed that there's no shortage of ways to die. Suicide, poison, overdose, ......

 2020-03-30 19:02 

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Visions du Rel Reimagined as Digital Only Event...

Visions du Rel, a film festival in Nyon, Switzerland, has changed the format of its next edition to accommodate the restrictions imposed by the Swiss government in light of the coronavirus pandemi......

 2020-03-30 19:02 

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Joan Baez to Ailing John Prine: 'Hello In There'...

Joan Baez sent an interesting greeting to John Prine after reports surfaced that the veteran singer-songwriter was in critical condition after testing positive for coronavirus. Baez, whose work in ......

 2020-03-30 19:00 

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'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' 'A Discovery of Witches' Alums Team With Quibi...

With exactly one week left until its launch, Quibi has put four new shows in development, Variety has learned exclusively. Among the additions to to the platform's swelling slate are an anima......

 2020-03-30 18:43 

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Lisa Rinna Teases 'Real Housewives' Season 10...

Even amid a pandemic, "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Lisa Rinna is continuing to hustle while she's hunkered down at home with her husband, Harry Hamlin, and daughters, Del......

 2020-03-30 18:38 

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SAG-AFTRA Provides Dues Relief for Members During Coronavirus Pandemic...

SAG-AFTRA has developed a program to provide dues relief for SAG-AFTRA members during the Covid-19 pandemic with an extension of the May 1 deadline. "Members experiencing financial hardship r......

 2020-03-30 18:09 

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David Spade is Working Hard to Keep Lights On at 'Lights Out'...

David Spade was already working furiously on his Comedy Central late-night program, "Lights Out." But nothing like this. Since the spread of coronavirus has shut down traditional production of the ......

 2020-03-30 18:08 

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Louisa Compton to Take Over as Channel 4 News Boss...

Louisa Compton will be the new head of news and current affairs at U.K. broadcaster Channel 4, replacing Dorothy Byrne who stepped down from the role earlier this month. Compton will be responsible......

 2020-03-30 17:52 

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'Matrix 4,' 'Uncharted' Film Crews Demand Help From Studio Babelsberg...

Germany's Studio Babelsberg is seeking to find a settlement with hundreds of film crew members following the shutdown earlier this month of Warner Bros.' "The Matrix 4" and Sony Pictures' "Uncharte......

 2020-03-30 17:48 

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Florian Gallenberger Directs Siegfried Lenz Adaptation 'The Turncoat' Distributed By Beta Films...

Set to air in April on Germany's ARD, Beta Film has sold Dreamtool series "The Turncoat" throughout Scandinavia to public broadcasters NRK in Norway, SVT in Sweden, DR in Denmark and YLE in Finland......

 2020-03-30 17:20 

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The Mediapro Studio, Globo Team on 'Submarine'...

MADRID — Continuing its burgeoning line in action thrillers of substance following South Pole crime thriller "The Head"- The Mediapro Studio ("The New Pope") is teaming with Globo S......

 2020-03-30 17:18 

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Spanish TV Industry Adjusts to Harsh Realities of the Coronavirus Crisis...

The Spanish TV industry has been shaken by the dramatic impact of the coronavirus crisis, but it is fighting back. Industry players have reacted fast, pushing forward with development, post-product......

 2020-03-30 17:15 

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'Home Before Dark,' 'Hawaii Five-0' and More What to Watch This Week...

Welcome back to Tune In: our weekly newsletter offering a guide to the best of the week's TV. Each week, Variety's TV team combs through the week's schedule, selecting our picks of what to watch an......

 2020-03-30 17:13 

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Spanish Drama Series on the Virtual Market...

MADRID — As the world's international TV distribution goes virtual, these are a pick of Spanish TV shows at project stage, in production or completed, and mostly drama series ......

 2020-03-30 17:03 

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Night Shift: Inside Late-Night TV's Coronavirus Chaos...

David Letterman famously helped Americans rebound from the trauma of 9/11 with a stirring monologue delivered from the stage of his show's home, New York's Ed Sullivan Theater. Now his heirs are wo......

 2020-03-30 17:01 

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Filmax, Jaume Balaguer, Pau Freixas Team for 'The Nameless' Series...

MADRID — One of Europe's best-known genre auteurs, Jaume Balaguer ("[REC]" franchise, "Sleep Tight") is teaming with fellow Spaniard Pau Freixas, writer-director of "The Red Band Society," a......

 2020-03-30 16:54 

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Fremantle, Fabula Drop First Trailer for Lucia Puenzo's Amazon Original 'La Jauria'...

Fremantle and Fabula has dropped the first trailer of eight-part series "La Jaura" ("The Pack"), showrun by Luca Puenzo ("The German Doctor"), one of Latin America's most prominent film and TV wr......

 2020-03-30 16:51 

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Theater Owners Create $2.4 Million for Cinema Workers Amid Coronavirus...

The National Association of Theatre Owners and the Pioneers Assistance Fund have created an initial $2.4 million fund to provide financial assistance to movie theater employees who need help due to......

 2020-03-30 16:38 

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'How to Survive a Plague' Director on How Coronavirus Mirrors AIDS...

For David France, the chaos surrounding the coronavirus pandemic is depressingly familiar. When he observes the disaster playing out in New York and other parts of the U.S., the journalist and film......

 2020-03-30 16:29 

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'Home Before Dark' Review: Brooklynn Prince Stars in Apple TV Plus Show...

From creators Dara Resnik and Dana Fox, and directed in part by Jon M. Chu, Apple TV Plus' earnest series further mythologizes the compelling true story of Hilde Lysiak, a young reporter who broke ......

 2020-03-30 16:28 

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Federation Ent. Sells 'The Bureau,' 'Bad Banks,' Pushes Development...

MADRID — Rolling out muscular first sales on Season 5 of "The Bureau" and "Bad Banks" Season 2, Paris and Los Angeles-based Federation Entertainment is bringing onto the market a powerful ne......

 2020-03-30 16:16 

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Tiger King's Doc Antle, Britney Spears Performed at VMA's in 2001...

Before "Tiger King" became a water-cooler sensation, a key character in Netflix's bizarre true-crime documentary had his own moment in the spotlight. "Tiger King" enth......

 2020-03-30 16:16 

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Tiger King's Doc Antle, Britney Spears Performed at VMA's in 2001...

Before "Tiger King" became a water-cooler sensation, a key character in Netflix's bizarre true-crime documentary had his own moment in the spotlight. "Tiger King" enth......

 2020-03-30 16:06 

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Lux Vide Launches Italy's Hit Medical Drama 'Docs' at Virtual MipTV...

Italy's Lux Vide, the production company behind "Medici" and financial thriller "Devils," is in talks for a U.S. adaptation of their local medical drama "Doc" after its recent bow to record ratings......

 2020-03-30 16:00 

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Adult Swim Orders 'YOLO: Crystal Fantasy' (EXCLUSIVE)...

Adult Swim has picked up the animated comedy series "YOLO: Crystal Fantasy" from creator Michael Cusack, Variety has learned exclusively. The series, which will premiere later this year......

 2020-03-30 15:57 

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Bob Iger to Give Up Salary, Other Senior Disney Executives to Take Pay Cuts...

Disney has joined the list of companies implementing sizable pay cuts for senior executives amid the upheaval caused by the coronavirus crisis. Bob Iger, who shifted from chairman-CEO to executive ......

 2020-03-30 15:46 

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Sundance Horror Movie 'Relic' Picked Up By Film Constellation...

London-based production, finance and sales company Film Constellation has boarded the critically-lauded "Relic," the debut feature from Natalie Erika James. The film, which stars Emily Mortimer ("S......

 2020-03-30 15:34 

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TV Ratings: 'iHeart Living Room Concert for America' Tops Sunday...

Fox's "iHeart Living Room Concert for America," which saw Elton John lead a whole chorus of famous singers in calling for social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic, tied...

 2020-03-30 15:06 

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'Locke & Key' Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix...

"Locke & Key" is officially coming back for a second season. Netflix has renewed the supernatural horror drama, which debuted in Feb. after more than a decade in development at both......

 2020-03-30 15:00 

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Freeform Launches '#StayTheFFHome' Amid Coronavirus Pandemic EXCLUSIVE...

In order to promote health and safety guidelines in the wake of the novel coronavirus, Freeform is launching a multi-platform social distancing campaign called #StayTheFFHome, Variety has learned e......

 2020-03-30 14:55 

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Universal Music Group Announces Coronavirus-Relief Initiatives...

Universal Music Group today announced several initiatives to bring relief to musicians, its employees and the music industry in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that in a short time has devasta......

 2020-03-30 14:22 

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Dubai Expo Set to Be Postponed Due to Coronavirus...

The highly anticipated Expo Dubai is expected to be postponed by one year due to the coronavirus pandemic. A formal announcement about the world fair — which showcases the arts, business and techno......

 2020-03-30 14:15 

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Nickelodeon, Disney, Sesame Try to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus...

Nickelodeon, Disney and Sesame Workshop, three of the nation's best known makers of kids' entertainment, are going to start tackling more dramatic stuff. The ViacomCBS kids' network will tonight at......

 2020-03-30 14:10 

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Global Content Trends Reveal Unscripted Boom, Rise in Female-Led Drama...

Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, during which millions of self-isolating individuals are tuning into home entertainment, the trends shaping global content have never been more evident. Re......

 2020-03-30 14:01 

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Backstreet Boys Sing I Want It That Way for Coronavirus Concert [WATCH]...

As much of the world stays home to stop the spread of coronavirus, the Backstreet Boys reunited via video chat to belt a "socially distanced" rendition of their hit song "I Want I......

 2020-03-30 14:00 

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'Genius: Aretha' Premiere Date Postponed Amid Coronavirus Pandemic...

The third installment of National Geographic's "Genius" anthology series, subtitled "Aretha" for its subject Aretha Franklin, has been delayed due to the novel coronav......

 2020-03-30 14:00 

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James Corden Talks Hosting 'Late Late Show Special' From His Garage...

"We built a tiny sort of set in my garage and my wife powdered my nose" James Corden says. "We have a locked-off camera and my laptop. I'm completely on my own in there." Corden is talking about th......

 2020-03-30 13:46 

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'Living Room Concert for America' Hosted by Elton John Now on YouTube...

YouTube is now streaming the benefit special "Fox Presents the iHeart Living Room Concert for America" through Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET on iHeartRadio's YouTube Channel. The one-hour event, which de......

 2020-03-30 13:38 

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MIDEM 2020 Conference Cancelled, Reboots as Digital Edition...

Reed MIDEM announces that Midem 2020, which was due to take place June 2-5 in Cannes, is cancelled due to concerns about the coronavirus. The next edition of Midem will take place June 1-4, 2021, i......

 2020-03-30 13:29 

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Korea Box Office: 'Judy' Debuts on Top, Cinemas Slump To Historic Lows...

The South Korean box office, which has been widely affected by coronavirus and has fallen to historic lows, was further hit by leading exhibitor CJ-CGV's recent decision to shut 35 complexes nation......

 2020-03-30 13:26 

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The Weeknd Adds Three New Songs to 'After Hours' (Listen)...

Ten days after its release, The Weeknd seems determined to make sure his new album "After Hours" is a gift that keeps giving: At the stroke of midnight ET, he added three previously unreleased song......

 2020-03-30 13:15 

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'Late Night With Seth Meyers' Returns Monday Night From His Home...

Add Seth Meyers to the list of late-night hosts who are returning to the air from home as the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic carries on. NBC is set to announce that "Late Night With Seth Mey......

 2020-03-30 13:00 

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Andy Cohen Returns to 'Watch What Happens Live' Despite Coronavirus...

On March 20, a few hours after Andy Cohen announced through Variety that he was moving his Bravo talk show "Watch What Happens Live" to his West Village apartment, he tested positive fo......

 2020-03-30 12:50 

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'The Baker and the Beauty,' 'Bloodlands,' 'Nasdrovia' on Show at MipTV Drama Buyers Summit...

ABC pickup "The Baker and the Beauty," BBC's "Bloodlands,"; and "Nasdrovia," from Spanish powerhouses Movistar Plus and The Mediapro Studio, are among the hot titles selected for this week's M......

 2020-03-30 12:19 

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Olympic Games Set New Dates in July 2021...

Organizers of the Olympic Games said Monday that the new summer games will take place in July and August 2021, exactly a year after the cancelation of Tokyo 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak. T......

 2020-03-30 12:07 

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Facebook Invests an Additional $100 Million to Support News Industry...

Social media giant Facebook is investing $100 million to support local news organizations during the coronavirus pandemic, in addition to its previous commitment to spend $300 million over a three-......

 2020-03-30 12:00 

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Australia's Broadcasters Foresee Savings From Canceled Sports Events...

Australian broadcasters see the potential for significant cost savings in the current year, if major sports events are canceled and remain off air. Nine Entertainment, in a statement on Monday, sai......

 2020-03-30 11:50 

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Prince Charles Out of Coronavirus Self-Isolation...

Prince Charles has emerged from self-isolation, less than seven days after the royal was revealed to have tested positive for coronavirus. A representative for the 71-year-old Prince of Wales, who ......

 2020-03-30 11:26 

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'CBS This Morning' Team Anchors From Home Because of Coronavirus Precautions...

"CBS This Morning" has opted to keep its three anchors working from home in light of the expanding coronavirus crisis in New York. Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil anchored t......

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