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MCN Online Extra | May 18, 2020

Cover Story: Home Shopping’s Second Act
COVID-19 could speed up the move to e-commerce by TV programmers

May 18, 2020 edition of ’Multichannel News’

May 18, 2020 edition of ’Multichannel News’

PLUS:
Shopping Shows Work for Pandemic Relief
Pandemic Changes Home Shopping Mix

Agenda
View from the Top: AMC CEO Sapan’s Work-From-Home Watchword Is Overcommunicate

Programming
Survivalists Bare All on Discovery Series
Programming Review: ‘Barkskins’

Fates & Fortunes for May 18

Data Mine
MCN’s Most Viewed, May 4-13
1. Altice USA Seeks Tech Workers For Voluntary Layoffs
2. Fox News Leads Cable News Domination of Weekly Cable Ratings
3. Fox Business Network Slates Bartiromo China Documentary
4. Sinclair: Sports Rebates Could Come
5. Canada Pension Plan Sells Altice USA Stake

Next TV’s Most Viewed, May 4-13
1. TiVo Stream 4K: Everything You Need to Know About the New Android TV-Based Dongle
2. Sling TV in Freefall: 281K Lost Subscribers in Q1
3. Google Reportedly Moving Forward With Android TV-Powered, Nest-Branded OTT Device
4. Android TV to Be Rebranded as Google TV? That's the Rumor
5. Cord-Cutting Hit Record Levels in First Quarter

The Five Spot
Katherine Pope, Head of Spectrum Originals, Charter Communications