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    Coronavirus Updates

    Get the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak, which first started in Wuhan, China.

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    Sexual allegations in the esports industry

    Allegations of sexual misconduct against esports personalities such as GranDGrant and TobiWan, as well as EVO president Joey Cuellar, surfaced recently.

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    Weekly esports guide (6 - 13 July): Singapore Premier League goes virtual, Valorant SEA Invitational

    Singapore football fans will have something to cheer this weekend with the inaugural eSPL tournament featuring teams from the Singapore Premier League! Meanwhile, the Valorant SEA Invitational will provide FPS fans with their dose of Riot Games’ latest shooter.

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    Dr. Disrespect banned, EVO 2020 cancelled, (another) Modern Warfare update - Weekly Gaming Roundup: 3 July 2020

    This week, we talk about: - Dr. Disrespect getting banned on Twitch. - Evolution 2020, the biggest fighting game tournament of the year, has been thoroughly cancelled because of ex-president's conduct. - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's new update (again). - Valorant's updated ban system

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    Matthew Weiner Has a Mystery Drama in Development at FX

    “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner has a new mystery dramedy series in development at FX.If the project goes to series, it will be Weiner’s first return to cable since “Mad Men” — unless it goes to FX on Hulu, which is a possibility.Weiner will serve as writer, director, and executive producer of the potential series, with FX Productions signed on to produce.“Mad Men” ran on AMC for 7 seasons from 2007 to 2015, and had Weiner as the director, executive producer and showrunner as well.Weiner is also known for his Amazon series “The Romanoffs,” which premiered in 2018 and shares some cast members with “Mad Men,” including John Slattery and Christina Hendricks.He was an executive producer on HBO’s “The Sopranos,” which followed mobster Tony Soprano and ran from 1999 to 2007. He was also a writer on CBS’ “Becker,” which followed Ted Danson as Dr. John Becker who ran a small practice in the Bronx. “Becker” ran from 1998 to 2004.Variety was first to report the news of Weiner’s FX project.More to come…Read original story Matthew Weiner Has a Mystery Drama in Development at FX At TheWrap

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    Virtual San Diego Comic-Con 2020 Will Be Almost Entirely Prerecorded (Exclusive)

    San Diego Comic-Con’s upcoming free virtual event, Comic-Con@Home, will be almost entirely prerecorded, TheWrap has learned exclusively.SDCC’s online con will take place July 22-26 and feature between 300 and 400 virtual panels, almost all of which will be filmed ahead of time by their respective studios and networks and submitted in advance, a spokesperson for Comic-Con International told TheWrap Monday.According to the representative, the organization does not currently “anticipate anything live” for Comic-Con@Home, but it is possible there will be “live elements to some programming.”Also Read: San Diego Comic-Con at Home: Here Are All the Must-See Virtual Panels and ScreeningsThis means that fan Q&As, obviously, are out, though the spokesperson says some studios and shows have reached out to their communities via social media to ask for questions in advance.Comic-Con@Home panels will be available for streaming via the Comic-Con International YouTube page, which you can find here.San Diego Comic-Con 2020 was canceled in April due to the coronavirus pandemic, marking the first time the annual pop culture event won’t happen as planned in its 50-year history. In May, Comic-Con International revealed it would be holding a free virtual con in lieu of the traditional in-person con.Also Read: Summer TV 2020: Premiere Dates for New and Returning Shows (Photos)The official schedule for Comic-Con@Home will begin rolling out Wednesday, two weeks ahead of the pop culture event, as has been tradition for the in-person con as well. But a few studios and networks have already revealed which TV shows and movies they will be bringing and readers can find that list here.Read original story Virtual San Diego Comic-Con 2020 Will Be Almost Entirely Prerecorded (Exclusive) At TheWrap

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    New Emmy Rules Aimed at ‘More Inclusiveness’ Will Reduce the Number of Nominees This Year

    This year’s Primetime Emmy Awards will have slightly fewer nominees than last year’s, according to the ballots posted online for Emmy voters at the start of voting last week. The slate of nominees will include increased numbers in three different acting categories and in the Outstanding Comedy Series category, which will have the biggest possible slate of eight nominees. But the number of nominees will shrink over last year’s totals in more categories than they’ll expand, resulting in a small net loss. The change is due to new rules that were designed, according to a Television Academy press release, “to allow for more inclusiveness in the recognition of excellence.” It may still fulfill that goal, depending on what programs and people are nominated, but it won’t increase the sheer numbers. Also Read: Will the New Emmy Rules Really Lead to More (and More Diverse) Nominees? The new rules specify that a category with 19 or fewer contenders will have between one and four nominees; a category with 20 to 80 contenders will have five nominees; 81 to 160 contenders will yield six nominees; 161 to 240 nominees will mean seven nominees; and more than 240 nominees will cause the category...Read original story New Emmy Rules Aimed at ‘More Inclusiveness’ Will Reduce the Number of Nominees This Year At TheWrap