“BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL” RESUMES PRODUCTION
LOS ANGELES (AP) – For the first time in months, there will be lights, cameras and action on a Hollywood soundstage. Today, the cast and crew of the CBS daytime drama “The Bold and the Beautiful” resumes work. It’s the first scripted network show to do so after the hiatus forced by the coronavirus pandemic. The cast and crew will be monitored by a COVID-19 coordinator. Among the safeguards: everyone must wear masks and practice social distancing – except actors on set when cameras are rolling.
“LIVE FROM HERE” RADIO SHOW CANCELED
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – As did its predecessor “A Prairie Home Companion,” Chris Thile’s “Live from Here” radio show is biting the dust. American Public Media Group says the show has been canceled. Going away with the show will be the jobs of 28 staffers at American Public Media and Minnesota Public Radio. American Public Media Group says the coronavirus pandemic has put it in a tough financial spot – and that was a factor in ending the show.
TRUMP SUES TO BLOCK BOOK BY FORMER NSC HEAD
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration is suing to spike an upcoming book by ex-national security adviser John Bolton. The suit, filed in federal court in Washington D.C., says the book contains classified information. It’s also expected to put President Donald Trump in an unflattering light. Trump has said Bolton could have a “criminal problem” if the book comes out.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – As the weather gets warmer and the TV season fades away, the focus of viewers turns to talent and game shows. Nielsen reports the most watched show last week was “America’s Got Talent.” The NBC series drew 8.6 million viewers. Number two was “60 Minutes.”
by Oscar Wells Gabriel II
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