Tag Archives: Coronavirus

The Media Notepad: WGCI announces new evening personality

Also: Jonathan Brandmeier returns with a podcast; daytime talkers perform from home; changes at Tamron Hall. Even though iHeartMedia and other radio companies are either furloughing or laying [..]

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TV, radio see increased usage amid coronavirus crisis

  Many viewers and listeners rediscover two old standbys In a time of crisis, Americans are tuning to two sources they trust the most: radio and television. Numerous [..]

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Coronavirus update: Local shows shut down production

CW 26’s The Jam, ABC 7’s Windy City Live enter production hiatus The coronavirus epidemic has not only crippled the economy and changed the way we live, but [..]

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Coronavirus update: ABC shifts “Nightline” an hour earlier (updated)

WGN, ESPN puts sports shows on hiatus Editor’s Note: This post has been updated.  When Nexstar CEO Perry Sook a few weeks ago said local stations would benefit [..]

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Coronavirus update: The bottom falls out

Everything is canceled. You won’t find anyone in empty arenas or stadiums for the foreseeable future – and now that includes the players themselves. The bottom fell out [..]

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Coronavirus update: More cancellations, including NAB Show

NBA suspends season, more New York talk shows suspend audiences The coronavirus continues to wreck havoc in every faucet of life and it’s getting worse by the day [..]

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Coronavirus fears forces “Wendy Williams”, others to pull live studio audiences

Syndicated, network daytime shows latest to pull audiences due to coronavirus After Sony’s decision to close tapings of Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune to the public as of [..]

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Coronavirus sacks “Jeopardy”, “Wheel” live studio audiences

Decision made after epidemic spreads across globe; Chicago film studio also affected Editor’s Note: This story was updated at 4 p.m. on March 10.  The coronavirus epidemic has [..]

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The Media Notepad: Four ABC 7 emloyees told to stay home due to coronavirus

Also: Steve Wilkos and Maury Povich renewed; Kids in the Hall returns; Divorce Court gets a new judge The coronavirus epidemic has now hit Chicago’s media community. As [..]

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