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It is dangerous information for “Some Good News” host John Krasinski.
Because the coronavirus outbreak worsened all over the world again in March, Krasinski, 40, launched the online present “Some Good News,” which was devoted fully to sharing constructive information tales.
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This previous Thursday, it was introduced that ViacomCBS had picked up “Some Good News” to air on CBS All Entry as properly as a number of the firm’s different manufacturers. It additionally was introduced that Krasinski wouldn’t return as the host.
Following Viacom’s success in what The Hollywood Reporter referred to as a “massive bidding war,” followers expressed disappointment with the “Quiet Place” star, calling him a “sellout” profiting off his feel-good program that had been free online.
“This makes me feel like you’re a sellout. was this a money move? i really don’t understand,” one Twitter user wrote. “Your show could have just inspired them to share good news, not take what you started. it was easier to access SGN, not this network.”
“John Krasinski played us like a damn [fiddle] made a network and used his fame to sellout and make money during these hard times,” another wrote.
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A third added: “remember when he created this free feel good YouTube show to ‘make people feel good’ and now he is…………….selling it for $$$? really cool, 100% honorable.”
“Kind of a sell out move. This should have just been a free fun thing,” an Instagram follower wrote. “You tainted the good news name. Just another corporate conglomerate with floors of lawyers to control what is put forth. Sad.”
Different followers had been sad that the present would find yourself CBS All Entry, slamming the platform within the feedback of a recent Instagram post following the announcement.
“I love SGN BUT I’m hoping we’ll still be able to watch somewhere other than CBS All Access. Speaking from experience, it’s a HORRIBLE platform,” a follower wrote. “Its a pay service, with commercials, and skips/ pixelates like crazy.”
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Whereas Krasinski will now not host the present, he’ll keep some type of on-screen presence and can serve as the present’s government producer, in accordance with the announcement.
Reps for Krasinski didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.