Coronavirus Crisis Has Halted Production of These Shows

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As the Coronavirus crisis continues, MediaVillage and TV/Video Download will keep you up to date on primetime, daytime, streaming, syndicated, premium cable and basic cable programs that have ceased production until further notice.  Plainly, the ripple effect from this will continue well beyond the Upfront into the summer months and the start of the traditional television season.  Given the massive interruption not only in current platform schedules but in pilot development and production, it's a safe bet that some of the programs listed below that may have been on the verge of cancellation will instead return on a delayed basis. This list will be updated as new information becomes available.  It is just one of the features of, a centralized hub activated by the MediaVillage Center of Excellence for Virtual Upfront presentations and related content.

Note:  The programs in bold have returned to production with "shot-at-home" elements ranging from monlogues to interviews to musical performances.  Many are home video/rerun hybrids featuring fresh content mixed with repeat segments from earlier telecasts.  

All Rise (CBS)

American Housewife (ABC)

American Idol (ABC)

America’s Got Talent (NBC)

American Ninja Warrior (NBC)

The Amazing Race (CBS)

Angelyne (Peacock)

Atlanta (FX)

The Bachelor (ABC)

The Bachelorette (ABC)

Batwoman (The CW)

Big Shot (Disney+)

The Blacklist (NBC)

Bob Hearts Abishola (CBS)

The Bold Type (Freeform)

The Brides (ABC)

Bull (CBS)

Card Sharks (ABC)

Carnival Row (Amazon Prime)

Charmed (the CW)

Chicago Fire (NBC)

Chicago Med (NBC)

Chicago P.D. (NBC)

Claws (TNT)

Conan (TNT)

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central) 

Dynasty (The CW)

Empire (Fox)

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated)

Euphoria (HBO)

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (Disney+)

Family Feud (syndicated)

Fargo (FX)


FBI: Most Wanted (CBS)

Fear the Walking Dead (AMC)

The Flash (The CW)

The Flight Attendant (HBO Max)

For All Mankind (Apple TV+)

Foundation (Apple TV+)

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)

General Hospital (ABC)

Genius: Aretha (National Geographic Channel)

God Friended Me (CBS)

The Goldbergs (ABC)

The Good Fight (CBS All Access)

Grace and Frankie (Netflix)

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)

The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)

Home & Family (Hallmark Channel)

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)

The Kelly Clarkson Show (syndicated)

Kevin Can F**k Himself (AMC)

Last Man Standing (Fox)

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)

Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC)

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)

Law & Order: SVU (NBC)

Legacies (The CW)

Lights Out with David Spade (Comedy Central)

Lisey’s Story (Apple TV+)

Little America (Apple TV+)

Live with Kelly and Ryan

Loki (Disney+)

Lucifer (Netflix)

Mankind (Apple TV+)

The Morning Show (Apple TV+)

Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet (Apple TV+)

Nancy Drew (The CW)


NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS)

NCIS: New Orleans (CBS)

The Neighborhood (CBS)

New Amsterdam (NBC)

NexT (Fox)

The Orville (Hulu)

Pen15 (Hulu)

Pennyworth (Epix)

Pose (FX)

Prank Encounters (Netflix)

Prodigal Son (Fox)

The Price Is Right (CBS)

Queen of the South (USA)

Queen Sugar (OWN)

The Resident (Fox)

The Righteous Gemstones (HBO)

Riverdale (The CW)

Russian Doll (Netflix)

Rutherford Falls (Peacock)

Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Schooled (ABC)


See (Apple TV+)

Servant (Apple TV+)

Sex/Life (Netflix)

Sistas (BET)

Snowfall (FX)

Snowpiercer (TNT)

So You Think You Can Dance (Fox)

Stranger Things (Netflix)

Supergirl (The CW)

Supernatural (The CW)

Superstore (NBC)

Survivor (CBS)

The Talk (CBS)

Talking Dead (AMC)

Tamron Hall (syndicated)

This Country (Fox)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) 

WandaVision (Disney+)

Watch What Happens Live! (Bravo)

The Wheel of Time (Amazon)

The Witcher (Netflix)

Y (FX)

Young Sheldon (CBS)


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