Which TV Shows Are Incorporating COVID-19 Storylines & Which Aren't?

Dan Clarendon
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The COVID-19 crisis is all anyone can talk about, but does it make for good television? That’s the question TV writers all over Hollywood and beyond are pondering as they face the prospect of filming new episodes amid the pandemic.

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Some writers and producers are fired up to reflect our current reality, but others would prefer to keep TV an escapist medium. The Hollywood Reporter recently polled several scribes, and their responses covered the gamut of opinions. Scroll down to see whether a dozen shows will or will not incorporate COVID-19 storylines.