The post-apocalyptic CW drama’s cast and crew were able to finish filming its series finale. Creator Jason Rothenberg tweeted that March 14 was “the last ever production day.” 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 there is no set date for production on March 31.
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 has 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 will be ending its season early on April 15.
Chicago Fire’s hospital-set counterpart was also shut down and will be ending its season early on April 15.
The other One Chicago series was also operating on a 23-episode order; the production shutdown resulted in it ending its season early on April 15.
CBS ended Season 2 of this Dick Wolf procedural early, with Episode 19 on March 31, and the same will likely be true for 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: Season 3 aired its finale as planned on March 30.
Before stopping production, this long-running hospital drama had filmed 21 episodes of the 25 that ABC had ordered, so Season 16 ended up being shorter than expected. (Its finale aired April 9.)
The CBS procedural had finished filming all 22 episodes of its 10th and final season; the series finale aired 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 returned 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: Special Victims Unit
NBC’s record-breaking procedural halted filming on its 21st season, with Episode 20 ending up the finale. (Originally, there were supposed to be 24 episodes.)
The NBC mystery had already wrapped production on its 13-episode second season and wasn’t affected. (The finale aired April 6.)
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 finale aired March 26.)
The ABC family comedy wrapped production on its 11th and final season last month; the series finale aired April 8.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, this long-running CBS procedural (ending Season 17 with Episode 20) 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. It ends with Episode 18 on April 14.
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. Its finale will air April 27.
The Fox medical drama ended its third season early, with Episode 20 on April 7. (Showrunner Todd Harthan revealed they used footage for subsequent episodes to craft the end of the episode into the new finale.)
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. Executive producer Andrew Dabb did tell fans that they “fully intend” to finish the series as planned.
This Is Us
NBC’s hit family drama had already filmed its 18-episode fourth season, the finale of which aired March 24.
NBC’s singing competition already taped all of its prerecorded Season 18 episodes, so now the question is what will happen with the live shows, scheduled to commence on May 4.
The Walking Dead
The Season 10 finale is still in post-production and will air later in the year. Per Deadline, pre-production on the AMC zombie drama’s 11th season has been delayed, and 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.