Deadline reported on March 13 that the post-apocalyptic CW drama’s cast and crew will try to finish filming its series finale next week before heading home. The 16-episode seventh and final season is scheduled to premiere in May.
Fox’s first-responder drama had finished filming the 18 episodes of its current third season, according to TVLine.
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The ABC singing competition suspended production on Season 18 less than two weeks before the live shows were slated to start, and the contestants are heading home to be with their families, Deadline reports.
Clare Crawley, Bachelorette No. 16, announced on March 14 that the ABC dating competition was “pressing pause” on filming, and host Chris Harrison revealed the production will be postponed for at least two weeks.
Better Call Saul
AMC’s Breaking Bad spinoff already has its 10-episode fifth season in the can.
The thriller had filmed 18 of its 22-episode seventh season, and NBC is likely to cut the season short.
The CBS procedural had to stop filming, and TVLine speculates this fourth season will be “marginally shortened.”
The firefighter drama had to shut down production, and NBC may curtail the planned 23-episode eighth season.
Chicago Fire’s hospital-set counterpart was also shut down, and its 23-episode fifth season will likely be shortened, too.
The other One Chicago series was also operating on a 23-episode order; the production shutdown will likely shorten the current seventh season.
CBS is expected to call an early end to Season 2 of this Dick Wolf procedural and Season 1 of its Most Wanted spinoff—production was shut down on both shows.
God Friended Me
The CBS dramedy had to shut down production, and Season 2 may be shorter as a result.
The Good Doctor
The Good Doctor is in a good place: All 20 episodes of the ABC medical drama’s current third season are finished.
Before stopping production, this long-running hospital drama had filmed 21 episodes of the 25 that ABC had ordered, so Season 16 might end up being shorter than expected.
The CBS procedural had finished filming all 22 episodes of its 10th and final season; the series finale airs April 3.
How to Get Away With Murder
Similarly, this ABC drama had already filmed all 15 episodes of its sixth and final season, which returns on April 2.
Last Man Standing
Fox’s Tim Allen sitcom nearly finished Season 8: All but one of its 22 episodes are in the can, per TVLine.
Law & Order: SVU
NBC’s record-breaking procedural halted filming on its 21st season. “Episode 20 may end up being our finale,” showrunner Warren Leigh tweeted this week, adding that 24 episodes were planned.
The NBC mystery had already wrapped production on its 13-episode second season and won’t be affected.
The Masked Singer
The star-studded Fox singing competition had filmed all installments of its third season.
A Million Little Things
The ABC drama had already filmed its 19-episode second season.
The ABC family comedy wrapped production on its 11th and final season last month; the series finale airs on April 8.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, this long-running CBS procedural and its Los Angeles and New Orleans spinoffs had a few episodes left to film by the time they stopped production.
Production on the NBC hospital drama’s second season has been suspended amid the outbreak, per Deadline.
The time-hopping Starz romance had already finished its 12-episode fifth season.
The Fox crime drama had to stop filming before finishing its 22-episode first season, TVLine reports.
Fox’s hospital drama put the kibosh on production last week; Deadline reports the “hope” is for the show to complete production on Season 3 at some point.
The ABC cop drama had already wrapped its 20-episode second season.
The CBS procedural was filming its final two episodes of Season 3 when the call was made to end production, per TVLine, so the completed Episode 20 may serve as the season finale.
Seattle’s finest firefighters will complete their latest shift: Filming is finished for the ABC drama’s current, 16-episode third season.
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The shutdown is kryptonite for the CW’s high-flying superhero show: Production shut down with 21 of 22 episodes of Season 5 completed.
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The powers that be decided to stop production on the CW drama’s 15th and final season on March 13, according to Deadline.
This Is Us
NBC’s hit family drama had already filmed its 18-episode fourth season, the finale of which airs March 24.
NBC’s singing competition already taped all of its prerecorded Season 18 episodes, so now the question is whether the live shows will commence as scheduled on May 4.
The Walking Dead
Per Deadline, pre-production on the AMC zombie drama’s 11th season has been delayed, and filming has been postponed three to four weeks. Meanwhile, production was halted on the spinoff Fear the Walking Dead.
CBS’ Big Bang Theory spinoff called off production before the cast and crew finished all 22 episodes of Season 3.
As social distancing becomes the norm amid the global coronavirus outbreak, Hollywood has shut down production on many hit TV shows. It’s an unprecedented situation, to say the least: The industry experienced similar shutdowns during the 2007–2008 writers’ strike, but this time, the stakes are life and death.
A look at the small-screen celebs who have spoken out about being tested (positively or negatively) for COVID-19.
Between disruptions to the TV business and the film industry, Hollywood could suffer a $20 billion loss, per The Hollywood Reporter. And the shutdowns also mean fans might not see the intended season finales — or series finales — of their favorite shows.
Not all productions are directly impacted, though: Some TV shows had already finished filming their current or upcoming seasons by the time Hollywood started shutting down. Scroll through the gallery above to see how three dozen shows — including the One Chicago and NCIS franchises, The Bachelorette,Outlander,Grey's Anatomy, Law & Order: SVU, and more — are or aren’t affected by the outbreak.