List of Movies, TV Shows, Videogames, and Albums Postponed by the Coronavirus

  • Publish Date: March 16, 2020
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Below is a list of every film and television project that has announced a delay or cancellation due to the global spread of the novel coronavirus. You'll also find status updates for projects that are unaffected. This page will be updated as additional postponements are announced.

Recent updates

3/30: Sam Smith will no longer release his new album on June 5th, and it will no longer be titled To Die For.

3/30: Genius: Aretha (Nat Geo) will no longer debut in May.

3/30: The Tokyo Summer Olympics will now begin on July 23, 2021, nearly a full year after originally planned.

3/27: HBO will delay production on the third seasons of Barry and Succession. Both had been in pre-production.

3/27: Margo Price has delayed her upcoming album from May to an unspecified summer date.

3/27: Grey's Anatomy will wrap up its season with its April 9 episode. The remaining four unproduced S16 episodes will not be filmed (though the show will return next season).

3/27: In a rare bit of good scheduling news, the S3 premiere of Killing Eve has been moved forward two weeks, to April 12.

3/27: Emmy nominations have been delayed two weeks to July 28. Voting has also been pushed back, but for now the actual awards ceremony remains on track for 9/20.

3/27: Never Rarely Sometimes Always, the best-reviewed film of 2020, will get a very early VOD release on 4/3.

3/26: HBO has delayed its Nicole Kidman miniseries The Undoing from May 10 to an unspecified fall date.

3/26: Variety reports that planned 2021 theatrical releases The Batman, The Matrix 4, Mission: Impossible 7, and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (among others) will likely be delayed as a result of recent production stoppages (which will extend at least through May), though don't expect any official announcements until studios know when filming can restart.

3/26: For the first time, the Golden Globes will allow straight-to-VOD/streaming releases to be eligible for film awards this year, provided that the film had originally scheduled a theatrical release.

3/26: The latest talk shows to announce their (home-recorded) returns for the week of March 30 are Jimmy Kimmel Live and Desus and Mero.

3/26: The latest films to head to VOD early are The Call of the Wild and Downhill, which will both be available to purchase tomorrow.

3/25: Late Night With Stephen Colbert (CBS) will return with new full-length episodes beginning Monday 3/30.

3/25: The Tony Awards have been delayed. No new date has been set for the ceremony, which was to air in June on CBS.

3/25: Drama shows FBI and The Resident will shorten their seasons and end with their episodes on 3/31 and 4/7, respectively.

3/24: A24 will no longer release Saint Maud in theaters next month.

3/24: Weekly HBO talk shows Last Week Tonight and Real Time With Bill Maher will resume production. The former will return to HBO this Sunday (3/29), while the latter returns 4/3.

3/24: The season finale of The Walking Dead will not air this season, as production could not be completed in time. AMC will air the episode as a special later this year.

3/24: Wonder Woman 1984 has been delayed from June 5 to August 14.

3/24: The film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights has been delayed indefinitely. Warner Bros. has also delayed Malignant and Scoob. None of these films has a new release date yet.

3/24: Today's latest album delays include upcoming LPs from Lady Gaga, Kelly Lee Owens and Jarvis Cocker. (Details at bottom of page.)

3/24: The Tokyo Summer Olympics have finally been postponed. The games are likely to be held in 2021.

3/24: This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony has been postponed to 11/7.

3/23: We have added an "Albums" section to the bottom of the page. Haim have delayed the release of their next album (which was due in April), while Dua Lipa has advanced the release of her album from April to this Friday (3/27).

3/23: Full Frontal With Samantha Bee (TBS) will return with new (home-produced) episodes starting on Wednesday.

3/23: Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj (Netflix) will not return on March 29 as previously announced.

3/23: The Academy of Country Music Awards has been rescheduled for September 16.

3/21: Trevor Noah's daily home-recorded segments will now air nightly on Comedy Central as The Daily Social Distancing Show With Trevor Noah, beginning 3/23 at 11p.

3/20: Paramount's previously delayed upcoming film The Lovebirds will now bypass theaters and head straight to Netflix (date tbd).

3/20: The Walking Dead: World Beyond will no longer premiere on April 12.

3/20: Seth Meyers will begin releasing home-recorded "A Closer Look" segments starting the week of 3/23 on Late Night's YouTube channel.

3/20: Sonic the Hedgehog is the latest recent film to head to VOD early (3/31).

3/20: Watch What Happens Live will be the latest talk show to return with home-recorded episodes, beginning Sunday. UPDATED 3/20 3:30p: This will no longer happen, as Andy Cohen has revealed he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

3/20: Pixar's recently released film Onward is now available on VOD, and will also come early to Disney+ subscribers (on 4/3).

3/19: The Way Back is the latest current theatrical release to head to VOD way ahead of schedule: March 24, to be exact.

3/19: This year's Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony has been postponed indefinitely. The ceremony was scheduled to run from June 12–14.

3/19: We have added a new section on videogames at the bottom of the page. (No release dates have shifted yet, but several upcoming games may be impacted.)

3/19: Kino Lorber will experiment with making its new releases (starting with the current Bacurau) available to stream online with an option to share revenue to the viewer's local theater of choice (provided that theater had plans to screen the movie).

3/19: The Cannes Film Festival has been postponed. The 2020 fest was scheduled to run May 12–23.

3/19: Minions: The Rise of Gru will no longer open on July 3.

3/18: Conan will be the first nightly talk show to resume nightly full-length episodes (albeit in a vastly different format), beginning March 30. Many of the other late night hosts continue to post home-recorded segments nightly on YouTube, with Samantha Bee the latest to join that club.

3/18: Production on the upcoming Friends reunion special (HBO Max) has been delayed.

3/18: The just-released Vin Diesel movie Bloodshot will now come to VOD on 3/24.

3/18: GKIDS has canceled the upcoming theatrical releases of animated films Promare and Children of the Sea. The distributor hopes to reschedule the screenings, but Promare will now be released early on VOD and disc.

3/18: Showtime has decided to space out its inventory of completed new programming by delaying the starts of its documentary miniseries Love Fraud and Outcry. Additionally, new episodes of the currently airing Black Monday will now air one per week instead of two per week.

3/18: Many late-night talk show hosts are now taping monologues (or other short segments) from their homes nightly. View the latest from Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, Trevor Noah, Conan O'Brien, and Jimmy Fallon.

3/17: Production has been halted on the current season of American Idol (ABC).

3/17: Lionsgate has postponed the theatrical releases of its upcoming films Antebellum, Run, and Spiral.

3/17: Apple will no longer release its upcoming Spike Jonze-directed documentary Beastie Boys Story in theaters next month as planned, though the film will still stream on Apple TV+.

3/17: April's Billboard Music Awards (NBC) will be rescheduled for a later date.

3/17: The following upcoming theatrical releases scheduled have been delayed indefinitely from their April and May release dates: Charm City Kings, The Painted Bird, The Personal History of David Copperfield, and The Woman in the Window.

3/17: Theatrical release of The Climb delayed from March 20 to July 17.

3/17: Disney has delayed the release of upcoming Marvel film Black Widow, which had been scheduled for 5/1.

3/17: The Soup (E!) will go on hiatus beginning this week.

3/17: ABC's daytime talk show Strahan, Sara and Keke will be replaced by news programming until further notice.

3/17: Filming on James Cameron's Avatar sequels has been delayed.

3/17: Birds of Prey, which was in theaters while theaters were still open, will now arrive on VOD next Tuesday (3/24), far earlier than originally planned. The same goes for The Gentlemen.

3/16: Uncharted, the upcoming film adaptation of the videogame series, will delay pre-production by six weeks (at a minimum).

3/16: CBS daytime soaps The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless will cease production on 3/17. They join the previously halted General Hospital on ABC.

3/16: The Today Show (NBC) will reduce its schedule to 7-9am beginning 3/17 (followed by two hours of pre-aired segments).

3/16: First Cow's limited theatrical rollout in March has been postponed. A24 will return the film to theaters later this year.

3/16: Production has been halted on the third Fantastic Beasts film just prior to the start of principal photography. The film's release date is not until November 2021, and has not yet been delayed. Warner Bros. also delayed production on the upcoming tennis drama King Richard, which was targeting a Thanksgiving release.

3/16: Fargo (FX) will no longer premiere on 4/19. The new start date is unknown (and a portion of the season has yet to be filmed).

3/16: Saturday Night Live (NBC) has postponed its next three scheduled episodes, beginning with the 3/28 episode, and will remain on hiatus indefinitely.

Movies

Antebellum
Lionsgate has delayed its Janelle Monae-starring thriller, originally scheduled for an April 24 release.
Antlers
The Scott Cooper-directed horror film had its April 17 release canceled on 3/12. A new date has not yet been set.
The Artist's Wife
Originally set for a rollout beginning April 3, the indie drama was postponed indefinitely on 3/12.
Avatar sequels
Production on James Cameron's upcoming film(s), which had been shooting in New Zealand, has been halted as of 3/17. Work on the digital effects will proceed while filming is not possible. The first of the sequels is not due to reach theaters until December 2021.
Bacurau
The well-reviewed Brazilian film was supposed to roll out to various arthouse cinemas this month. Instead, Kino Lorber is using the film to test out a new pay-per-view streaming option called Kino Marquee that will split revenue with selected cinemas (and you'll choose which theater to support—simply select the "virtual screening room" of your choice at the bottom of the page).
The Batman
Production on the Robert Pattinson-starring film has been paused for at least two weeks (starting 3/14). For now, the release date remains June 25, 2021, and a delay seems likely, though over six weeks of filming was finished prior to the shutdown.
Beastie Boys Story
The Spike Jonze-directed music doc will no longer open in theaters on April 3rd, though it is still expected to stream on Apple TV+ beginning April 24. The theatrical release may be rescheduled for a later date.
Birds of Prey
The current theatrical release will now hit VOD far earlier than planned, on Tuesday, March 24.
Black Widow
Disney postponed its next major Marvel film from its May 1st release date on 3/17. A new date has not been announced.
Bloodshot
The Vin Diesel film will be available to rent on VOD on 3/24, just 11 days after its theatrical release.
The Call of the Wild
The recent theatrical release will get an early VOD release on 3/27.
The Card Counter
Paul Schrader's upcoming drama shut down filming on 3/16 just five days short of completing production.
Cannes Film Festival
The 2020 festival, scheduled for May 12–23, was postponed on 3/19. Organizers are considering alternate dates in June or July.
Charm City Kings
The Sundance-screened drama was expected to open in theaters on April 10 but has been postponed.
Children of the Sea
GKIDS has postponed special event screenings of the anime film, previously set for April 20 & 22.
The Climb
The well-reviewed indie film will no longer open on 3/20. A new date has not been announced. The new release date is July 17, 2020.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Pre-production on the 2021 Marvel film was in progress at the time of the industry-wide shutdown in March, and has continued remotely (to the extent possible) since then. If the film can still hit its filming start date in June, it should not be delayed.
Downhill
The recent theatrical release will get an early VOD release on 3/27.
Emma
The current theatrical release will get an early VOD debut (while still technically in theaters) on Friday 3/20.
Fantastic Beasts 3
Production postponed on 3/16, one week prior to the start of filming. It is unclear if the November 12, 2021 release date will be affected.
Fast & Furious 9
The latest Fast & Furious blockbuster has been pushed back nearly a full year from May 22, 2020 to April 2, 2021.
First Cow
Kelly Reichardt's new must-see film has already opened in a few cities, but A24 has opted to cancel its planned rollout to more screens throughout March. Instead, the film will be re-released in theaters later this year once it is possible to do so.
The Gentlemen
The Guy Ritchie film, now in theaters, will come to VOD early on 3/24.
Home Alone
Production on Disney's upcoming remake/reboot was halted on 3/13.
The Hunt
The current theatrical release will get an early VOD debut (while still technically in theaters) on Friday 3/20.
In the Heights
The film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's pre-Hamilton stage musical will no longer reach theaters on June 26. A new date has not been named.
The Invisible Man
The current theatrical release will get an early VOD debut (while still technically in theaters) on Friday 3/20.
Jurassic World: Dominion
The latest Jurassic Park sequel had its filming halted on 3/13 after about three weeks of shooting. The Colin Trevorrow-directed film is still scheduled for a June 11, 2021 release.
King Richard
Production on the Will Smith tennis drama about the rise of Venus and Serena Williams was halted on 3/16 in the middle of filming. The film was expected to open during Thanksgiving weekend this fall, and there is no word yet on whether it will be delayed.
The Little Mermaid
Production on Disney's upcoming live-action adaptation was halted on March 13 just prior to the start of filming. There is no restart date yet, and the film did not yet have a firm release date.
The Lovebirds
The Issa Rae/Kumail Nanjiani rom-com-murder-mystery's SXSW debut and April 3 theatrical release has been canceled. Paramount has now sold the film to Netflix, which will stream the film in the near future (date tbd).
Macbeth
The Joel Coen-directed Shakespeare adaptation will no longer begin filming this spring.
Malignant
James Wan's thriller was bumped from its August 14 date to make way for the rescheduled Wonder Woman 1984. A new date has not been set.
The Man From Toronto
Production on the upcoming Woody Harrelson/Kevin Hart comedy was halted 3/14 just prior to filming. For now, the film retains its November 20, 2020 release date.
The Matrix 4
Filming on the upcoming sequel (which was in progress) shut down 3/16. There is no word yet on how the delay will impact the film's release date, though a delay is likely.
Military Wives
Release date delayed from March 27 to May 22, 2020.
Minions: The Rise of Gru
The animated sequel will no longer open on July 3 and may not appear for some time. Work on the film is not yet complete, and the French animation studio doing that work has been temporarily shuttered.
Mission: Impossible 7
Production halted on 2/24 just prior to filming for two months in Italy. The film had been targeting a July 23, 2021 release, which seems likely to shift unless a substitute shooting location can be found. Recent reports the week of 3/16 suggest that filming on some stunt work has actually resumed in the UK.
Mulan
Disney's live-action Mulan remake had its March 27 release postponed (on 3/12). A new date has not yet been set.
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
The year's best-reviewed film will head to VOD early, on 4/3.
The New Mutants
The X-Men spinoff, already the subject of repeated delays, had its April 3 release canceled on 3/12. A new release date (which will be the film's fifth) has not yet been set.
The Nightingale
Pre-production is paused for at least two weeks on the Elle Fanning and Dakota Fanning WWII drama. It had been expected to release on December 25, 2020.
No Time to Die
The next 007 film's planned release on April 10 was canceled and rescheduled for November 25, 2020 in North America (November 12 in the UK).
Onward
Pixar's just-released film will be available on VOD starting 3/20, and then come early to Disney+ (on 4/3).
The Painted Bird
IFC has delayed the film's theatrical release, previously scheduled for April 17.
The Personal History of David Copperfield
The new Dickens adaptation from Veep creator Armando Iannucci will no longer open in theaters on May 8. Disney has not announced a new date.
Peter Pan & Wendy
Disney's live-action retelling is still targeting a 2021 release, though pre-production was halted on 3/13.
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
The Sony animated film has been delayed from April 3 to August 7, 2020.
Promare
GKIDS has canceled event screenings of the Japanese animated film scheduled for April. The film will now head to VOD two weeks early on 4/21 (and DVD/Blu-ray on 5/19).
Promising Young Woman
Focus Features has canceled a planned April 17 release for this well-reviewed thriller from Killing Eve's Emerald Fennell. A new date has not been set.
A Quiet Place Part II
The horror sequel's March 20 release was canceled on 3/12. A new date has not yet been set.
Red Notice
Production on the Dwayne Johnson thriller was halted in March after nearly two months of shooting. Even though it was so far along, it may be unable to hit its planned June release.
Run
The Sarah Paulson-starring thriller will no longer open in theaters on May 8.
Saint Maud
The well-reviewed horror film's April release has been postponed indefinitely by A24.
Samaritan
Production on the Sylvester Stallone thriller was shut down for at least two weeks beginning 3/15. The film had been scheduled for a December 11 release, which has not yet been changed.
Scoob
The animated Scooby-Doo film has been postponed. It was slated to reach theaters on May 15.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
The Marvel film, for now, retains its February 12, 2021 release date, though filming was halted on March 12.
Shrine
Filming on the upcoming horror film was paused for at least four weeks, beginning on 3/14.
Sonic the Hedgehog
The VOD date for the recent theatrical release has been advanced to March 31.
South by Southwest Film Festival
The festival had been scheduled to run from March 13-22 but was canceled on 3/6.
Spiral
The upcoming Saw spinoff, starring Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson, will no longer open on May 15.
Tribeca Film Festival
The annual festival was canceled on 3/12. It had been scheduled to run from April 15–26.
Trolls World Tour
This animated family film sequel has the distinction of being the only nationwide April release that has not yet been canceled. Its release date remains April 10, and in an unprecedented move, Universal will make the film available for rental as a VOD title on the day of its theatrical release. (Since movie theaters will likely still be closed on April 10, this effectively makes Trolls a straight-to-video release.)
Uncharted
Pre-production on the upcoming videogame adaptation is paused for at least six weeks as of 3/16. The film had been targeting a March 2021 release but that will likely get pushed (again).
The Way Back
The just-released (and surprisingly decent) Ben Affleck basketball drama is heading to VOD on 3/24, far ahead of its original schedule.
The Woman in the Window
Disney has postponed the theatrical release of Joe Wright's new psychological thriller. It had been scheduled to open nationwide on May 15.
Wonder Woman 1984
The planned June 5 release was delayed to August 14 on 3/24.

 

Television

Current shows (and those supposed to debut very soon)

9-1-1 (Fox)
Unaffected. Filming on the remainder of the current season is already complete.
The 100 (CW)
The CW series is attempting to complete filming of its series finale, which has just a few days left to go.
Academy of Country Music Awards (CBS)
The April 5 ceremony has been postponed until September 16. A new special ("Our Country") featuring at-home performances will air in its place on April 5 at 8p on CBS.
All Rise (CBS)
Production halted 3/13.
American Housewife (ABC)
Production halted 3/14.
American Idol (ABC)
Filming has ceased as of 3/17. The final already filmed episode will air on 4/5 (bumped from 3/30, when the show will not air), and the remainder of the season will air at a later date.
The Bachelorette (ABC)
Production halted on 3/13 just at the start of filming. The season was scheduled to debut on May 18 but that date will likely change.
Batwoman (CW)
Production halted 3/13.
Billboard Music Awards (NBC)
The Kelly Clarkson-hosted ceremony will not take place on April 29th as planned. It will likely be rescheduled at a later date.
Black Monday (Showtime)
The currently airing season will now be limited to one new episode per week (rather than two).
black-ish (ABC)
Unaffected. Filming on the remainder of the current season is already complete.
The Blacklist (NBC)
Production halted 3/13.
Bob Hearts Abishola (CBS)
Production halted 3/13.
The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)
Production halted 3/17.
The Bold Type (Freeform)
Production halted 3/15.
Bull (CBS)
Production halted 3/12.
Charmed (CW)
Production halted 3/12.
Chicago Fire / Chicago Med / Chicago P.D. (NBC)
Production on all three shows halted 3/12. Unproduced episodes are still expected to be filmed at a later date if possible.
Conan (TBS)
New nightly full-length episodes will resume on March 30, using an all-remote format (shot on iPhones) and videochat guest interviews.
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
Production halted 3/13. The network hopes to have the show back on the air at the end of the month. In the meantime, new home-recorded segments are streaming daily and will begin airing on Comedy Central nightly at 11p beginning Monday 3/23.
Days of Our Lives (NBC)
The soap is in the middle of a regularly scheduled hiatus, but an announcement on 3/17 indicated that it will not resume production at the end of March as originally planned. But TV Line reports that thanks to an unusually long lead time, there are enough completed episodes to last until the fall.
Desus and Mero (Showtime)
The talk show will return with new home-recorded episodes the night of March 30.
Dynasty (CW)
Production halted 3/12.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated)
Production halted 3/13 with a target return date of 3/30.
Empire (Fox)
Production on the show's final season was halted 3/14. The series finale (previously scheduled to air 5/5) and possibly several additional episodes have yet to film.
Emmy Awards
Nominations have been delayed two weeks (from 7/14 to 7/28), but for now the ceremony remains scheduled for 9/20.
Fargo (FX)
Production halted on 3/13, and on 3/16 FX announced that the season 4 premiere would be postponed from its April 19 date. Two of the 10 episodes have not yet been filmed, and a best-case scenario is that the fourth season will debut this fall.
FBI / FBI: Most Wanted (CBS)
Production halted 3/13. For FBI, the final three episodes of the season will not be filmed, making the 3/31 episode its season-ender.
The Flash (CW)
Production halted 3/13. The final episode of the spring will air on 5/12, and the goal is to film and air the remaining few unproduced episodes later this year.
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee (TBS)
Production halted 3/13. The March 18 episode did not air. New digital segments the week of 3/18, and new weekly shows (recorded at home) will resume on March 25.
General Hospital (ABC)
Production halt will run 3/16 through 4/10, at a minimum.
God Friended Me (CBS)
Production halted 3/13.
The Goldbergs (ABC)
Production halted 3/14 with only one episode left to film this season. It is unclear if that episode will be taped at a later date.
The Good Doctor (ABC)
Unaffected. Filming of the current season already complete, and the show will air as scheduled.
The Good Fight (CBS All Access)
Production halted 3/12. It is unclear if the fourth season will still premiere on April 9 as originally scheduled.
Grey's Anatomy (ABC)
Production halted 3/12. The four unfilmed S16 episodes will not be produced; instead, the season will conclude with the 4/9 episode.
iHeartRadio Music Awards (Fox)
The 3/29 live broadcast has been canceled. Online voting remains open, and organizers hope to reschedule the show for a later date.
Indebted (NBC)
Unaffected. Filming of the first season is already complete, and the show should continue to air as previously scheduled.
Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC)
Production halted beginning 3/16. Reruns will air, but at a later hour, as the show's normal timeslot will temporarily be occupied by Nightline. Like other late night hosts, Kimmel is recording a monologue from home daily and streaming it on YouTube. New home-recorded episodes will resume the week of 3/30 though the show will continue to air in its new 12:05a slot, at least for the first week.
Kentucky Derby (NBC)
The race has been postponed from May 2 to September 5.
Killing Eve (BBC America)
The premiere of season 3 has been moved forward two weeks to 4/12.
Last Man Standing (Fox)
Production halted 3/15, just a few days prior to the scheduled filming of this season's final episode. Producers hope to film that episode at a later date.
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (HBO)
Production halted beginning 3/16. The short audience-free episode that aired on Sunday 3/15 was the final episode prior to a two-week hiatus, but the show will now return with new home-recorded episodes beginning 3/29.
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (CBS)
Production halted effective 3/16. In the meantime, Colbert is home-recording a monologue every day and streaming it on YouTube, beginning 3/17. New full-length episodes (recorded at home) will resume on Monday 3/30.
The Late Late Show With James Corden (CBS)
Production halted effective 3/16. A new primetime special will air on 3/30.
Late Night With Seth Meyers (NBC)
Production halted 3/12 (including the cancellation of that night's episode). Meyers will start recording nightly segments at home beginning the week of 3/23, and you can find them on the show's YouTube channel.
Law & Order: SVU (NBC)
Production halted 3/12. There's a good chance the final four episodes of the season will not be filmed, but a final decision hasn't been made.
Legacies (CW)
The current season will end early, with the 3/26 episode. It is possible that the remaining unproduced S2 episodes will air at a later date if filming can resume in the near future. (Regardless, the series will return for a third season.)
Lights Out With David Spade (Comedy Central)
New episodes will be replaced with reruns after 3/12.
Love Fraud (Showtime)
The already filmed docuseries was previously scheduled to debut May 8, but will now air later in 2020 (presumably when the network runs out of other new programs to air).
Masters Golf Tournament (CBS)
Scheduled to begin April 9, the major tournament has been postponed indefinitely.
Modern Family (ABC)
Unaffected. The series has already completed production on its remaining episodes, including the series finale (which airs 4/8).
Nancy Drew (CW)
Production halted 3/12.
NCAA March Madness Tournament (TBS/CBS)
Like all college sporting events this spring, the men's basketball tournament has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.
NCIS / NCIS: Los Angeles / NCIS: New Orleans (CBS)
Production halted 3/12.
The Neighborhood (CBS)
Production halted 3/15, just two days prior to the scheduled filming of the second season's final episode. That episode will not be produced.
New Amsterdam (NBC)
Production halted 3/12. A few remaining episodes will not be filmed, and one already filmed episode (about a flu pandemic) has been pulled from the schedule, leaving the April 14 episode as the final new hour of the season.
NFL Draft (ABC/ESPN)
The draft will be closed to the public but will still air on television from April 23-25.
One Day at a Time (Pop)
After briefly attempting to film audience-free, producers halted production on the 4th season (and first since the sitcom's move from Netflix) during the week of 3/16. For now, the March 24 premiere date remains.
Outcry (Showtime)
The already filmed docuseries was previously scheduled to debut April 3rd, but will now air later in 2020 (presumably when the network runs out of other new programs to air).
Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj (Netflix)
The show will no longer return with new episodes on March 29. A new return date has not been set.
Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO)
Production halted 3/13 following taping of that night's episode. New episodes will resume beginning 4/3.
The Resident (Fox)
Production halted 3/14. Three episodes will not be filmed, leaving the 4/7 episode as the season's finale.
Riverdale (CW)
Production halted 3/11.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (HBO)
The annual ceremony, which typically is telecast in May, has been postponed to November 7.
Saturday Night Live (NBC)
The show is in the midst of a previously scheduled break, but announced on 3/16 that it will also postpone its next three episodes (at a minimum), beginning with the 3/28 episode. The season has five episodes remaining.
Schooled (ABC)
Production halted 3/14 with only one episode left to film this season. It is unclear if that episode will be taped at a later date.
SEAL Team (CBS)
Production halted 3/13.
Snowpiercer (TNT)
Production on the new series was halted 3/13. It seems unlikely that the show will launch on May 31st as originally scheduled, but there has been no official word on a date change yet.
The Soup (E!)
On hiatus beginning the week of 3/16.
Strahan, Sara and Keke (ABC)
Will cease airing after 3/17 until further notice.
Supergirl (CW)
Production halted 3/13.
Supernatural (CW)
Production on the show's final seven series-ending episodes was halted on 3/13. The episode airing on 3/23 will be the last new episode until post-production work can be completed on five already filmed episodes and filming can commence on the final two episodes.
Superstore (NBC)
Production of the current season has been terminated after 21 episodes, pushing the season finale (episode 22) to next season.
S.W.A.T. (CBS)
Production halted 3/16 with just one season 2 episode remaining unfilmed. It is unclear if that episode will be produced at a later date.
The Talk (CBS)
Production halted on 3/13. Reruns will air in its place.
The Today Show (NBC)
Beginning 3/17, will air truncated new episodes daily from 7-9a, followed by pre-aired segments from 9a-11a.
Tokyo Summer Olympics
The July games were finally postponed on 3/24. They have been rescheduled for a year later, to begin on July 23, 2021.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Production halted 3/12. The earliest the show might return is 3/30. In the meantime, Fallon is recording a short "At Home Edition" daily and streaming it on YouTube.
The Tony Awards (CBS)
The June 7 ceremony has been delayed indefinitely.
Tooning Out the News (CBS All Access)
Stephen Colbert's animated take on The Daily Show format had been scheduled to debut on Monday 3/16. That debut has now been postponed indefinitely.
The Undoing (HBO)
The six-episode miniseries starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant was scheduled to debut on May 10 but will now air sometime in the fall.
The View (ABC)
Continues to air new episodes.
The Walking Dead (AMC)
Production could not be completed on the season finale prior to the industry-wide shutdown. As a result, the finale will not air as part of the current season, and will be rescheduled as a one-off special later in 2020. The episodes prior to the finale will air as scheduled (through April 5).
The Walking Dead: World Beyond (AMC)
The latest Walking Dead spinoff will no longer debut on 4/12. It will be rescheduled sometime "later this year."
Watch What Happens Live (Bravo)
Production halted 3/13. Host Andy Cohen was to begin recording new episodes from his apartment starting Sunday 3/22, but those plans were canceled on 3/20 when Cohen revealed that he tested positive for the coronavirus. But on 3/30 Cohen announced that he would begin new broadcasts that night despite his diagnosis.
The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Production halted 3/17.
Young Sheldon (CW)
Production halted 3/13.

 

Future TV projects

Unless otherwise listed, there is no word yet on when production on any of these projects will resume. (And note that a potential writers' strike in May could significantly lengthen any delays.)

Pilot season in general
Production on all network pilots has been suspended. It is believed that only one pilot, Chuck Lorre's CBS sitcom project B Positive, had completed filming prior to the shutdown. It appears unlikely that any of the broadcast networks, who have already canceled their in-person upfront presentations, will be able to announce their new show pickups at the usual time in mid-May.
The Amazing Race S33 (CBS)
Production suspended after three episodes were filmed. The series was expected to return this summer but now will almost certainly be pushed back.
America's Got Talent S15 (NBC)
Production of the upcoming summer season halted 3/14.
Angelyne (Peacock)
Production halted 3/12 on the upcoming Emmy Rossum-starring miniseries.
Atlanta S3/S4 (FX)
Production halted 3/13. The S3 premiere date was previously delayed to early 2021 for non-virus reasons.
Barry S3 (HBO)
Pre-production halted 3/27, and filming on the third season has been delayed indefinitely.
Carnival Row S2 (Amazon)
Filming halted 3/12.
Claws S4 (TNT)
Production on the show's final season halted 3/13.
The Crown S4 (Netflix)
As of 3/16, producers are attempting to complete filming on the upcoming fourth season, which is just one week away from completion.
Euphoria S2 (HBO)
Production on the second season (which had yet to begin) was delayed on 3/13.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (Disney+)
The new live-action Marvel series was scheduled to debut sometime in August. That has not officially changed yet, but filming of the season's final episode(s) was halted on 3/11. It appears that most of the season has already been filmed, however.
Fear the Walking Dead S6 (AMC)
Filming of the upcoming season was halted 3/13 and the hiatus will continue through April 12 at a minimum. A season premiere date had not been set but would have likely been in the summer.
The Flight Attendant (HBO Max)
Production on the new thriller (starring Kaley Cuoco) halted 3/13.
For All Mankind S2 (Apple TV+)
Production on the show's second season halted 3/13.
Foundation (Apple TV+)
Filming on Apple's upcoming series adaptation of the Isaac Asimov novels was suspended on 3/12.
Friends reunion special (HBO Max)
The special was originally supposed to tape the week of March 16 and be available at the launch of the new HBO Max streaming service (along with every episode of the original series). An industry-wide production halt means that the earliest it will now tape is sometime in May, though it could conceivably still be ready in time for the HBO Max launch if that is not delayed.
Genius: Aretha (Nat Geo)
Production halted 3/13. The miniseries was scheduled to debut 5/25, but will no longer hit that date. It is now expected to premiere "later this year."
Grace and Frankie S7 (Netflix)
Production on the comedy's final season was halted on 3/12.
The Great British Baking Show S11 (Netflix)
Filming on the next season, originally intended to begin in April, has been delayed.
The Handmaid's Tale S4 (Hulu)
Production halted 3/15, midway through filming of the fourth season.
HBO Max streaming launch
No delay announced yet; the new streaming service is currently targeting a May launch.
Lisey's Story (Apple TV+)
Production on the upcoming miniseries (starring Julianne Moore and Clive Owen) halted on 3/13.
Little America S2 (Apple TV+)
Production halted 3/12 prior to the start of filming on the second season.
Loki (Disney+)
Production shut down 3/14. The live-action Marvel series had been expected to debut in the spring of 2021; it is unknown if that will change.
Lord of the Rings S1/S2 (Amazon)
Filming on Amazon's big-budget LOTR series was halted in New Zealand starting 3/16. The halt will last a minimum of two weeks.
Lucifer S5 (Netflix)
Production on the show's final season halted 3/13, just as producers were in talks to extend the series by another season.
The Mandalorian S2 (Disney+)
Likely unaffected. Filming of the upcoming second season wrapped in early March, which suggests that the second season could launch in October 2020 as planned.
The Morning Show S2 (Apple TV+)
Production on the show's second season halted 3/12.
Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet S2 (Apple TV+)
Production on the show's second season halted 3/13.
The Orville S3 (Hulu)
The former Fox show had a (minimum) three-week production halt announced 3/15.
Peacock streaming launch
Comcast's new streaming service has not yet announced any changes to its original launch plans, which involve a soft launch (to Comcast customers) on April 15 and a public launch on July 15.
Peaky Blinders S6 (Netflix)
Production halted 3/16.
Pennyworth S2 (Epix)
Production halted 3/13.
Pose S3 (FX)
Production halted 3/14.
Power Book II: Ghost and Power Book III: Raising Kanan (Starz)
The two Power spinoffs have halted production for at least one week starting on 3/13. Writing was already completed on both new series.
Quibi streaming service launch
Likely unaffected. The short-format video service previously announced an April 6 launch date. While it has canceled upcoming launch-related events, the launch of the service itself remains on schedule.
Rutherford Falls (Peacock)
Production on the Ed Helms comedy postponed on 3/12 prior to the start of filming.
Queen of the South S5 (USA)
Production halted 3/14.
Queen Sugar S5 (OWN)
Production halted 3/13.
The Righteous Gemstones S2 (HBO)
Production halted 3/13.
Russian Doll S2 (Netflix)
Production halted 3/12 prior to the start of filming. No premiere date had been announced.
See S2 (Apple TV+)
Production on the show's second season halted 3/13.
Sex/Life (Netflix)
Production on the upcoming Mike Vogel/Sarah Shahi dramedy series halted 3/13.
Servant S2 (Apple TV+)
Production on the show's second season halted 3/13.
Snowfall S4 (FX)
Production halted 3/13.
Stranger Things S4 (Netflix)
Production on the upcoming 4th season is on a (minimum) two-week hiatus beginning 3/16, with the halt coming just as filming was about to commence. It is too soon to know if the filming break will delay the season's premiere date, which was expected sometime this year.
Succession S3 (HBO)
Pre-production halted 3/27, and filming on the third season has been delayed indefinitely.
Survivor S41/S42 (CBS)
Production on the next two cycles (which would normally air in fall 2020 and spring 2021) has been halted, but is currently scheduled to resume on May 19.
The Walking Dead S11 (AMC)
Filming of the next season will be delayed by at least a month, though with the season still in the writing stage, the delay may not have a significant impact on the premiere date.
WandaVision (Disney+)
Production halted 3/14 on the live-action Marvel series. The show was previously targeting a December 2020 start date, and it is too soon to tell if that will get pushed.
The Wheel of Time (Amazon)
Production on the upcoming Prime Video series adaptation of Robert Jordan's fantasy novels had started but was halted on 3/13.
The Witcher S2 (Netflix)
Two-week production halt announced 3/16.

 

Videogames

Final Fantasy VII Remake
While the PS4 game's April 10 release looks like it will stick for the digital version, physical copies could be delayed.
Minecraft Dungeons
The latest Minecraft spinoff may miss its planned April release, though nothing has been confirmed. (Note that the game did not have a firm release date to begin with—only a release month.)
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC
Rollout of additional characters may be delayed.

Albums

Haim Women in Music Part III
The April 24 release has been postponed indefinitely (as of 3/23). The band is expecting to be able to release the album sometime in the summer.
JARV IS... [new Jarvis Cocker project] Beyond the Pale
The debut from the Pulp frontman's new band has been pushed back from May 1 to September 4.
Lady Gaga Chromatica
The pop star's latest album was scheduled for an April 10 release, but will no longer come out next month. A new release window has not been revealed.
Dua Lipa Future Nostalgia
The singer has moved up the release of her album from 4/3 to this Friday, 3/27.
Willie Nelson First Rose of Spring
The country star's 70th studio album has been delayed from 4/24 to 7/3.
Kelly Lee Owens Inner Song
Release date for her second LP moved from May 1 to August 28.
The Pretenders Hate for Sale
The band's 11th album has been delayed to July 17.
Margo Price That's How Rumors Get Started
The country singer's third album has been postponed indefinitely from its planned 5/8 release.
Sam Smith To Die For
Previously scheduled for June 5, the album will now come out later this year, and with a different title.
Sufjan Stevens & Lowell Brams Aporia
Scheduled for 3/27, the album's release has been advanced a few days to 3/24 (and is available to stream now).

 

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