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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

Agenda
‘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.

Policy
Robert McDowell: A COVID-19 Survivor’s Story

Business
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’