• Indianapolis 500 Postponed Until August Because of COVID-19

    13 days ago - By Who TV

    The Indianapolis 500 has been postponed until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won't run on Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 1946.
    The race will instead be held Aug. 23, three months later than its May 24 scheduled date.
    “The month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is my favorite time of year, and like our fans, I am disappointed that we have had to reschedule the Indianapolis 500,” said motorsports giant Roger Penske, who finalized his purchase of IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway earlier this year.
    “However, the health and safety of our event...
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  • Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: Actor Demián Bichir On Protecting From The Pandemic Those Locked Up Along The Border For Seeking The Immigrant's Dream

    13 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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  • ‘American Idol, ‘AGT', ‘SYTYCD' & ‘MasterChef' Among Unscripted Series In Limbo As Networks Deal With Reality Of COVID-19 Crisis

    13 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. ABC's American Idol is supposed to start airing live performance shows...
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