‘Some Good News’ Won’t Make it Without John Krasinski, Warn Fans of the Show

by Jeremy Spirogis
John Krasinski on the red carpet

John Krasinski has emerged as one of many shining stars of the coronavirus pandemic, with the overwhelming success of his YouTube sequence, Some Good News.

In a world that appears overwhelmed by destructive or scary tales every day, Krasinski’s sequence has introduced pleasure into the lives of followers all around the world. From movie star company to digital marriage ceremony ceremonies, Some Good News has positively been a vivid spot throughout making an attempt instances.

However, some latest information about Krasinski’s sale of his idea to a serious community has many followers up in arms, and deeply involved about the way forward for the present. 

When did ‘Some Good News’ premiere on YouTube?

John Krasinski on the red carpet
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In March, with the coronavirus pandemic dominating the cable information cycle, folks all over the place started experiencing burnout and stress. Actor John Krasinski, noticing a necessity for constructive content material on-line, launched an online sequence referred to as Some Good News.

The sequence, hosted by Krasinski out of his residence, focuses solely on joyful, uplifting information. The present shortly gained hundreds of followers, and finally, tens of millions.

Some Good News welcomed all kinds of movie star company, together with the forged of The Office, Chance the Rapper, Brad Pitt, Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds, and Martha Stewart.

Throughout the course of every 15 to 20-minute episode, Krasinski chats along with his company and talks to viewers about good issues occurring on this planet. He additionally hosted giveaways, providing perks like free cellphone service, baseball tickets, and extra. All in all, Some Good News was a method for viewers to come back collectively and luxuriate in all the perfect of humanity. 

John Krasinski bought ‘Some Good News’

After a short hiatus from Some Good News, Krasinski made headlines when it was introduced that he had determined to promote the idea to CBS. According to Fox News, Krasinski would not host the present in no matter new kind it took below CBS, however that he would nonetheless be connected to the sequence as an govt producer and that he would make occasional appearances on the present.

The report additionally detailed how Some Good News was in a “bidding war” with a number of networks, and though an actual quantity wasn’t listed, it appears as if Krasinski made a bundle from the sale of his feel-good sequence. As thrilled as Krasinski is over the information, followers of the present haven’t been so excited, and have been voicing their considerations on social media because the sale went public. 

Fans aren’t joyful in regards to the sale of ‘Some Good News’

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Did you hear the information that we dropped in Episode 8? We launched #SomeGoodMerch, the official merch retailer of SGN the place 100% of the earnings go to charity. We’ve pooled a few of our favourite fan artwork, together with this one by @kellypozildesigns, to create SGN t-shirts, mugs, sweatshirts, tote luggage, aprons, and extra! ⁠ ⁠ Shop our official merch, now accessible on @Sevenly through the hyperlink in our bio.

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Fans of Some Good News are none too thrilled about the truth that Krasinski made a revenue over the sale of the sequence.

According to Yahoo, one Twitter consumer shared that “finding out Some Good News #SGN has been sold to be put behind a paywall on #CBSAllaccess is so disheartening. ‘Yeah, you can have your good news, if you pay us 5.99 a month for it.’ Way to completely lose the integrity behind it.” 

What’s extra, many followers don’t even suppose that the present might be as common as soon as Krasinski is not connected because the host. Recently, there was a Twitter thread that went viral with fan responses about who the brand new host might be, and why they don’t imagine that individuals will tune in.

One fan said that “the show won’t be the same” with out Krasinski, whereas one other revealed that “the brand of Some Good News is far less valuable without Krasinski. Anybody can start a show like that.”

Others questioned how the present might presumably succeed with out the down-home allure of a YouTube format, stating that when the sequence is became a “corporate product,” it gained’t appeal to the identical following. 

Fans will possible have much more to say as soon as the brand new host is introduced — and that announcement might make or break Some Good News

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