Coronavirus: Actor John Krasinski launches ‘good news’ show to help world cope

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Actor John Krasinski is taking it upon himself to spread good news in tough times.

As the world has slowed to a crawl and health care systems have begun to strain under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic, the Massachusetts native said he wanted to spread some hope and inspiration, WFXT reported.

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In a tweet last week, Krasinski asked people to send him suggestions for #SomeGoodNews.

Krasinski compiled the replies he received into a YouTube video and built SGN, Some Good News, a new network he’s running entirely out of his home office.

You can watch his first newscast below.

Actor John Krasinski has launched a good news show on the internet.
Actor John Krasinski has launched a good news show on the internet. (Mike Coppola/Getty Images)