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Hollywood production ground to a halt in March amid the fast escalating coronavirus pandemic. Gradually, the industry returned to production with big adjustments, including virtual writers rooms and table reads and strict COVID safety protocols on set. It has not been easy, prolific creator/showrunner Mike Schur told Rob Lowe on the actor’s Literally podcast. “It’s
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EXCLUSIVE: Banijay-owned ALP is threatening legal action amid concerns that its 30-year-old adventure game show Fort Boyard has been cloned by Sony joint-venture Satisfaction Group’s new French ratings hit District Z. District Z premiered on TF1 last week and became France’s best unscripted entertainment show launch for 27 years in the key 25-49 demo, but viewers
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As the number of Covid-19 hospitalizations continued its record ascent in Los Angeles County on Tuesday, 30% of the respondents to a recent survey indicated they had visited a friend, neighbor or relative or had visitors at their residence. The survey was conducted by the University of Southern California’s Center for Social and Economic Research,
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a new tool that would help L.A. County residents be more cautious amid the dark periods of the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday Garcetti unveiled a new interactive map of Los Angeles that would provide Angelenos will real time information about infection rates and deaths in varying neighborhoods. In addition
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EXCLUSIVE: Disney+ is stepping up its push into UK-produced originals with another ambitious natural history show — this time from Warner Bros International Television Production outfit Wall To Wall. Deadline hears that the producer behind Apple’s Becoming You and Who Do You Think You Are? is making Growing Up Animal for the streamer, which will
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Senate and House leaders announced an agreement on a nearly $900 billion Covid-19 relief package on Sunday that includes specific aid to struggling independent movie theaters and live entertainment venues. The package allocates $15 billion for theaters and other cultural institutions, following months in which artists and entertainment industry trade groups expressed urgency for some
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Spoiler Alert: This story has major spoilers for the season 2 finale of Disney+’s The Mandalorian.  Mark Hamill praised Disney+’s ability to keep a secret on Saturday when he reacted to The Mandalorian’s season two finale. The sophomore finale for the Star Wars spin-off series sees the return of some beloved and major characters from
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Los Angeles County reached yet another grim milestone on Saturday as Public Health officials reported more than 600,000 total cases of Covid-19. To date the county has recorded a total of 610,372 coronavirus cases. On Saturday alone, L.A. Public Health confirmed 13,756 new coronavirus cases and 60 new deaths tied to the infectious disease. The
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Tommy Ward, one of the subjects of Netflix’s true-crime doc series The Innocent Man, is a step closer to freedom after a judge vacated his conviction. This comes a year after his co-defendant Karl Fontenot was released from prison for the same crime and two years after the show aired on the streamer. On Friday, the District
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