How coronavirus is impacting some of your favorite shows

A series of shows and movies that have been affected by the coronavirus.


"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and "Late Night with Seth Meyers," two of NBC's premiere late-night programs, are suspending production to avoid further spread of the coronavirus. The shows will not return until March 30, Variety reports.

Season 4 of "Riverdale" has halted production due to a team member undergoing evaluation for the coronavirus.

"We have been made aware that a team member from Riverdale which is produced in Vancouver, was recently in contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19," a rep for Warner Bros. told CNN. "The team member is currently receiving medical evaluation."

The statement continued: "We are working closely with the appropriate authorities and health agencies in Vancouver to identify and contact all individuals who may have come into direct contact with our team member. The health and safety of our employees, casts and crews is always our top priority. We have and will continue to take precautions to protect everyone who works on our productions around the world. Out of an abundance of caution, production on Riverdale is currently suspended."

"Riverdale" is just the latest in a series of shows and movies that have been affected by the coronavirus.

Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" will halt production until March 30th.

NBC's major New York-based late night show, "Saturday Night Live," is on a scheduled hiatus until March 28.

"The Ellen Show" starring Ellen DeGeneres announced it will also suspend production until March 30th.

CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," which is the highest-rated show in late night, said in a statement the show will suspend production beginning March 16th, instead of going with a no-audience show like previously planned. The three original episodes planned for next week have been postponed, and the show will return from a planned hiatus March 30th.

"Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," also on CBS, will suspend production for a full week beginning March 16.

“Following the news that the CBS production offices and studios where Full Frontal with Samantha Bee tapes had been compromised, the show has gone on hiatus and will be dark the week of March 16,” the network said in a statement.

Conan O'Brien's show remains in production for now. TBS added that O'Brien's remaining shows this week have "been pre-taped and that he is on an already scheduled hiatus for the next two weeks."

These programs join other shows in the entertainment world that have moved forward without a live audience. "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" have begun to tape shows without audiences due to the concerns over the coronavirus.