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Tyler Perry Productions Continue In Quarantine Bubbles; Quibi Debuts Remake Of 'The Fugitive'05:42


Media mogul Tyler Perry seems to have found success shooting shows in a quarantine bubble. Cast and crew had to get regular COVID-19 screenings, but they haven't had an outbreak yet.

Meanwhile, the mobile-only streaming service Quibi tried to attract new subscribers with a remake of "The Fugitive."

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans evaluates the show and discusses whether Perry's model could work for the rest of Hollywood.

This segment aired on August 7, 2020.

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