New York late-night shows no live audiences amid coronavirus outbreak


Comic Seth Meyers in the course of an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on November 18, 2019


Late-evening Television set demonstrates filmed in New York will now be tapped with no a dwell audience as the coronavirus pandemic spreads.

On Wednesday, CBS’ “Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” NBC’s “Tonight Demonstrate Starring Jimmy Fallon” and “Late Night With Seth Meyers,” Comedy Central’s “The Daily Display with Trevor Noah” and TBS’ “Comprehensive Frontal with Samantha Bee” all said they would tape their broadcasts with out audience customers.

The demonstrates claimed that their team is protected and there are no concerns about contamination in their studios and theaters, but producers nervous that accomplishing with reside crowds would not be a intelligent option as the selection of confirmed coronavirus cases in New York Town is rising.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced 39 newly confirmed conditions of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the state’s overall to 212. The major cluster of circumstances continues to be in Westchester where by there are 121 verified conditions, adopted by 48 complete situations in New York Town.

Early morning information courses like “Superior Early morning The usa,” “Currently” and daytime talk shows like “Dr. Phil,” “The See” and “Live With Kelly and Ryan” declared very similar safety measures earlier in the day.

It is unclear if NBC’s “Saturday Night time Stay” will be impacted by this. The show makes use of a dwell audience for both its rehearsals and broadcast, but is not scheduled to air all over again until eventually March 28. 

Los Angeles-primarily based late-night exhibits “Jimmy Kimmel Reside,” “Late Late Show with James Corden” and “A Minor Late with Lilly Singh” have so significantly not determined to remove audiences.

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