Experts weigh in on the entertainment industry’s post-pandemic recovery plans

The coronavirus has dealt a crippling blow to the entertainment industry — theaters remain shuttered, ticket sales have halted, and all major events are postponed. With so many unknowns, it’s hard to imagine where and when large-scale gatherings will return, including sporting events, concert performances, and Broadway theaters. To address some of these uncertainties, SiriusXM Business Radio (Ch. 132) host Dan Loney sat down with key players to see how they plan to adapt and evolve.

Seeking answers, Loney interviewed top executives of record labels, awards shows, television networks, and theaters, plus stars like comedian Nikki Glaser and Broadway’s Michael Urie about getting back to work in the midst of what’s now considered the new normal. The Business of Entertainment During a Pandemic: A SiriusXM Town Hall on Wharton Business Daily will replay throughout Memorial Day weekend and is available On Demand.

Guests:

Jon Miller  President of Programming for NBC Sports and NBCSN

Jeffrey Seller – Broadway Producer (Best known for his work on Rent, Avenue Q, In the Heights, and Hamilton)

Michael Urie – Broadway/TV Star

Damon Whiteside – CEO of the Academy of Country Music

Jonelle Procope – CEO of the Apollo Theater

John Fleckenstein – Co-President of RCA Records

Nikki Glaser – Comedian

SiriusXM subscribers and non-subscribers can listen to Business Radio for free through May 31 as part of our streaming access period. For more information and to start listening, visit: SiriusXM.com/streamfree.

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