As the coronavirus pandemic escalated, suspending public gatherings and sparking mandatory work from home policies, Daily Brief looked at everything from the 2020 Olympics’ postponement to telecommuting tips from Fox’s Scott Edwards.

We also explored the social media campaign for HBO’s Westworld, which comprises teasers for its distinct characters like Aaron Paul’s Caleb.

Check out the top five stories from last month:

5. Bigstar Intros Westworld Characters with Distinctive Social Teases

In partnership with HBO, New York City-based Bigstar created a comprehensive set of character teases specifically for social media ahead of season three of futuristic drama Westworld.

4. What to Binge Watch When You’re Stuck at Home: Quirky Comedies

As the world started implementing social distancing guidelines, Daily Brief explored some staple TV shows to binge during everyone’s newly found free time.

3. How Postponing the 2020 Olympics Will Impact Media Companies

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officially postponed the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo after weeks of trying to keep the international event on track.

2. Gray Offers 8.5 Billion to Acquire Tegna

According to Reuters, Gray Television offered Tegna approximately $8.5 billion, including debt, to acquire the company. But unfortunately, just a few weeks later, it withdrew its offer due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on TV station operators.

1. Scott Edwards on How to Keep Remote Teams Connected

During Promax’s live webinar, the EVP of Fox Creative Advertising offered some tips for leaders to keep in mind as people from around the world work from home—many for the first time.

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