Shortage Of TV Entertainment; A Restaurateur's Grim Outlook For The Industry

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Nearly all television production has stopped because of the pandemic, even as demand from homebound viewers has skyrocketed. Networks, cable and streaming services are adapting to the new reality, even as the pipeline for new shows stops. NPR's Eric Deggans explains. Also, in addition to closing his restaurants, chef Tom Colicchio says he's also had to lay off many employees. He describes how difficult it will be for independent restaurants to bounce back. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's April 17, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on April 17, 2020.


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