Can New TV Keep Up With The Coronavirus?, Food Pantry Provides At-Home Meals, Top Washington News

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President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House
President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Sunday, March 22, 2020, in Washington. Patrick Semansky/AP Photo

A TV writer joins us to discuss whether a pandemic-related cutoff in TV production means we run out of new shows to watch. Then we learn about a food pantry’s effort to deliver meals to people in need. And we talk with a Congressional correspondent about Washington news including President Trump resuming televised coronavirus update briefings.

Featured in this Show

  • In The Era Of Peak TV, We Might Run Out

    While television producers and distributors have been able to provide viewers with new content for the last few months despite the pandemic, there are a lot of questions about whether production of new content can start back up. We talk with a television writer about what we can expect to feast our eyes on in the near future.

  • How One Wisconsin Food Bank Is Adapting To COVID-19

    Food banks in Wisconsin are working overtime to help people in their communities struggling with hunger amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll talk to two members of a Dane County food pantry about their new program that provides make-at-home meals.

  • This Week In Washington: July 22, 2020

    We check in on several top Washington stories with a Congressional Correspondent, including the latest on debate over the next economic recovery package for coronavirus relief.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Alison Herman Guest
  • Helen Osborn-Senatus Guest
  • Chris Tuttle Guest
  • Lisa Mascaro Guest
  • Michele Gerard Good Technical Director

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