The fast-moving coronavirus has turned up in more than 40 countries, and now it's affecting the global economy. Sam talks to two reporters from Marketplace about the financial impact of the virus. Marielle Segarra details how consumers might feel its consequences, while Reema Khrais, host of the podcast This Is Uncomfortable, explains how the US government is trying to respond. Then, Sam talks to Mark Cuevas, a contestant on the Netflix show Love Is Blind, about his time on the show. He follows up that conversation with Washington Post TV critic Hank Stuever, to break down the popularity of shows where contestants can't see each other.
Host Ronn Owens discussed the controversial Twitter comments of Roseanne Barr, with Washington Post TV critic, Hank Stuever who poses the question,"Was Roseanne ever right for the job?" The Ronn Owens Report is every Monday through Friday at 12:50 pm, 3:50 pm and 9:50 pm.
Washington Post TV critic Hank Stuever previews the 2014 fall TV season and discusses some of the biggest hits — and misses — of the upcoming season. He also talks about the art of criticism and trends in the television industry.
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