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Hong Kong Cinemas Set To Re-Open

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Cinemas in Hong Kong will re-open later this week after the native authorities stated it will calm down restrictions on public gatherings.

No new native transmissions of coronavirus have been registered within the territory within the final two weeks, and solely a small quantity of imported instances have been confirmed, main authorities to ease the lockdown from Might 8, as reported at present by Reuters.

The brand new guidelines will enable gatherings of as much as eight individuals at a time. It additionally covers gyms, magnificence parlours, and sport facilities. Sadly for native residents, karaoke bars, bathtub homes and evening golf equipment will stay closed.

In whole, Hong Kong has recorded 1,041 instances of the virus and 4 deaths.

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Red Arrow Studios International President Bo Stehmeier Returns To Off The Fence

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Crimson Arrow Studios Worldwide president Bo Stehmeier is leaving the gross sales home to rejoin Off The Fence, the Dutch producer and distributor acquired by ZDF Enterprises final 12 months.

Stehmeier has spent greater than 4 years at Crimson Arrow and can stay with the corporate behind Netflix’s Love Is Blind till the tip of 2020 earlier than becoming a member of Off The Fence as Co-CEO alongside founder Ellen Windemuth.

It marks a return to the corporate he labored for between 2007 and 2015 as managing director of distribution. Earlier in Stehmeier’s profession, he held roles at Optomen Tv and TVF Worldwide.

“I’m really excited to reconnect with my factual leisure roots and to co-pilot this studio throughout such thrilling occasions,” he mentioned on rejoining Off The Fence. Windemuth added: “His huge expertise will enable us to develop the corporate whereas supporting its values and spirit.”

James Baker, the president & co-CEO of Crimson Arrow Studios, mentioned: “Bo has made an amazing contribution to Crimson Arrow’s TV distribution enterprise during the last 5 years. We look ahead to persevering with to work with him all through 2020 till he leaves us on the finish of the 12 months, and need him all the perfect for the long run.”

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Piers Morgan Returning To ‘Good Morning Britain’ After Testing Negative For Coronavirus – Update

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UPDATED MONDAY, 6:35 P.M. Two days after saying that he was briefly stepping again from his duties on ITV’s flagship morning present, Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan has revealed that he examined unfavourable for COVID-19.

Morgan mentioned on Saturday that he was experiencing a “delicate” COVID-like symptom, however right this moment posted to Twitter that his check was unfavourable. He mentioned he took the check on the recommendation of his physician and would “be again on @GMB as quickly as my physician advises I’m OK to return to work.”

Morgan added that he was entitled to take a check as a result of he’s thought-about “a Govt-designated important employee.”

PREVIOUSLY, MAY 3 Piers Morgan has mentioned he’ll briefly step again from presenting ITV’s flagship morning present Good Morning Britain after creating a “delicate” COVID-19 symptom.

Morgan tweeted late final evening, “On medical recommendation, and out of an abundance of warning for a gentle symptom that arose in previous 48hrs, I’ve had a check for COVID-19 and so gained’t be engaged on GMB till I get the end result again, which must be tomorrow.”

 

Ben Shephard and Susanna Reid will take the reins this morning.

It has been a sometimes eventful week for the outspoken host who has generated headlines in the course of the pandemic for taking the UK authorities and Donald Trump to job over their dealing with of the outbreak.

Final week, Morgan was cleared of breaching TV watchdog Ofcom’s guidelines after hundreds of viewers complained over his line of questioning of presidency ministers.

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Simon Cowell’s ‘The Greatest Dancer’ Canceled By The BBC After Two Seasons

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Simon Cowell’s dance competitors collection The Best Dancer has been canceled by BBC One after two seasons.

The Syco and Fremantle present sees dancers competing by performing a routine in entrance of a mirror, which opens as much as reveal the viewers in the event that they safe sufficient votes.

It was hosted by Alesha Dixon and Jordan Banjo, and featured Glee’s Matthew Morrison as a dance captain alongside Strictly Come Dancing star Oti Mabuse and singer Cheryl Tweedy.

The primary season rated nicely and was shortly handed a recommission, nevertheless it didn’t hit the identical highs on its return this 12 months and was recurrently thrashed by ITV’s The Masked Singer.

A BBC spokeswoman stated: “While there aren’t any plans for an additional collection of The Best Dancer, we’re happy with the present and wish to thank everybody concerned in bringing so many memorable moments to BBC One.”

The Best Dancer has seen some traction internationally. Fremantle and Syco introduced earlier this month that the format is being remade in China as The Magnificent Dancer for Dragon TV.

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