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Andy Meek

Trending News Reporter

Since 2015
Top Channel Entertainment
Articles 4,338

Bio

Andy Meek is a reporter based in Memphis who has covered media, entertainment, and culture for over 20 years. His work has appeared in outlets including The Guardian, Forbes, and The Financial Times, and he’s written for BGR since 2015. Andy's coverage includes technology and entertainment, and he has a particular interest in all things streaming. Over the years, he’s interviewed legendary figures in entertainment and tech that range from Stan Lee to John McAfee, Peter Thiel, and Reed Hastings.

Stimulus check status

Where’s my stimulus check? 4 reasons why it hasn’t arrived yet

April 17th, 2020

The IRS has started the process of sending out coronavirus stimulus checks after the Trump administration decided that direct payments to Americans would be a major part of the massive coronavirus relief legislation passed by Congress. If you’re among the Americans wondering “Where’s my stimulus check?” right now, here are some reasons why your payment …

HBO Max launch date

Some of you will get HBO Max for free when it launches in May

April 16th, 2020

HBO Max’s launch date will be revealed soon, one of the last remaining details to learn about the latest subscription-based streaming video product to launch this year. Others include NBC’s Peacock as well as Quibi, but HBO Max will come roaring out of the gate in a way that neither of those will be able …

Second wave of coronavirus

CDC director says another coronavirus wave is coming

April 16th, 2020

US officials are starting to warn people to expect a second novel coronavirus outbreak sometime next year, assuming that it has a seasonal pattern comparable to something like the flu. That’s according to CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield, who talked about that likelihood and how the US is preparing for it in an interview on …

Netflix subscribers

Millions are subscribing to Netflix during the coronavirus pandemic

April 15th, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic has dragged on, one of everybody’s go-to entertainment options, while we’re all quarantined at home, is a Netflix binge session. Accordingly, analysts are expecting a big increase in the streamer’s subscriber base when Netflix reports its latest quarterly earnings next week. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. Here’s a development everyone …