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Ames Business Owner Deals With COVID-19 Impact

4 days ago   |   By Who TV

AMES, Iowa- The COVID-19 virus has caused an earthquake in the Iowa business community. It has hit businesses large, and small. Including Alpha Copies in Ames.
“We've let half of our full-time staff go, furloughed them, and then we furloughed all of our part-time staff,” said Alpha Copies Owner, John Crawford. “I've been through it personally before, I've never had to be the one that gave the news to people and I've had people that have been with us over 12 years that we had the furlough so that was very hard day.”
Crawford worked with those he let go to direct toward resources to help...
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Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: Jimmy Fallon On The Delicate Art Of Comedy In A Crisis, Hosting From Home, And How His Daughters Might Be Providing Karmic Payback For Laughing During All Those ‘SNL' Skits

5 days ago   |   By Deadline

Editors' Note: With full acknowledgment of the big-picture implications of a pandemic that already has claimed thousands of lives, cratered global economies and closed international borders, Deadline's Coping With COVID-19 Crisis series is a forum for those in the entertainment space grappling with myriad consequences of seeing a great industry screech to a halt. The hope is for an...
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Non-Scripted Producers Plot “Corona-Proof” Programming & Uplifting Formats To Launch During & After COVID-19 Crisis

5 days ago   |   By Deadline

Editors' Note: The television business is in a state of flux as the global Coronavirus pandemic continues to claim thousands of lives and hit the economy. This is one of several stories that will look at how the non-scripted industry is coping with the crisis. During the 2007-09 recession, shows like CBS' Undercover Boss and History's Pawn Stars launched, striking...
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