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MCN Online Extra | April 20, 2020

MCN Digital Edition: April 20, 2020

Cover Story
More Horror? Bring It On
Call him ‘The Insider’ — Stephen King novels are all over TV, and coronavirus may only increase our desire for more frightful fare

‘The Five’ Learn How to Work from Home
The Watchman, Michael Malone: CBS Goes Crazy With Prince Special; ‘Penny Dreadful’ Reboots in Vintage L.A.

Robert McDowell: A COVID-19 Survivor’s Story

Broadcasters, Nets Brace for Sports-Fee Surge

Fates & Fortunes
People on the Move for April 20, 2020
Rafael Eli, Hispanic Marketer, Soccer Specialist, Dies of COVID-19 Pneumonia

MCN’s Most Viewed: April 6-16
1. AT&T Offers Free Cell Service to Doctors, Nurses
2. Fox News Leads Cable News Domination of Weekly Cable Ratings
3. Robert McDowell: A COVID-19 Survivor’s Story
4. Trump Threatens to Adjourn Congress and Make Recess Appointments
5. BET, REVOLT TV Set COVID-19 Themed Specials

Next TV’s Most Viewed: April 6-16
1. AT&T TV, DirecTV Add Free Year of HBO
2. AT&T Stops Selling U-verse TV
3. AT&T, DirecTV Set to Be Hit Hard by COVID-19 Recession: Analyst
4. Tough First Day? Quibi Generates Only 300K App Downloads, Gets Battered by Critics
5. Apple TV Plus: Nearly Six Months in, Is Anybody Watching?

The Five Spot
Sally Woodward Gentle, Executive Producer, ‘Killing Eve’