Families looking for a distraction are plugging into more home entertainment than ever before. But producing new shows to satisfy these viewers is getting more difficult the longer the coronavirus pandemic lingers.

WarnerMedia hoped to launch its new streaming service HBO Max next month with a reunion special for the hit comedy Friends. It wont be ready.
Also grounded is The Flight Attendant, a new drama starring Kaley Cuoco based on a novel about a flight attendant who fears she might have killed someone in a drunken haze, according to people familiar with the situation. HBO Max had also planned that as a centerpiece.