American Music Awards Proceed Pre-Manufacturing After Optimistic COVID-19 Assessments – .

EXCLUSIVE: Some crew members working on the upcoming American Music Awards have tested positive for COVID-19 as part of the safety protocols established by Dick Clark Productions. The contact tracing has been initiated, with those in the immediate vicinity of the affected people being asked to quarantine and will not be part of the production, which is proceeding according to plan.

“The safety of all of our productions and everyone involved is our top priority,” said a spokesman for Dick Clark Prods. said in a statement on .. “The American Music Awards have strict COVID-19 safety policies and protocols that are union-approved and directed by the LA County Department of Public Health that go beyond what is required. During our routine testing and onboarding process, fewer than a handful of crew members tested positive. In accordance with our strict protocols, after a positive test result, that person is immediately removed from production, contact tracing is carried out and disinfection is complete. Production will certainly continue and we look forward to a great show next Sunday. “

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Sources said more than 700 tests were conducted on cast and crew members working on the AMAs, with four – all by crew members – returning positive. I heard that all four people were wearing masks and only one of them had been inside the venue (another had only been outside and two were never there). I heard that the entire kit is disinfected every night, and the area where the person worked with a positive test was also disinfected immediately after receiving its result.

Dick Clark Prods. has experience successfully producing live events during the pandemic – the company completed the Academy of Country Music Awards (9/16) and the Billboard Music Awards (10/14) without incident.

The 2020 American Music Awards will air live on ABC on Sunday, November 22nd at 8 p.m. Under the direction of Taraji P. Henson, Dua Lipa, BTS, Shawn Mendes, Bad Bunny mit Jhay Cortez, Lil Baby, Megan Thee Hengst, Jennifer Lopez and Maluma, Billie Eilish and Katy Perry, among others, were announced.

The American Music Awards will be streamed live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Amy Thurlow, Barry Adelman, Mark Bracco and Linda Gierahn are executive producers. Larry Klein is a producer.

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