'Grey's Anatomy' postpones production for 'at least two weeks' amid coronavirus situation

Grey's Anatomy Coronavirus

"Out of an abundance of caution, production is postponed on "Grey's Anatomy" effective immediately", begins the letter, which a spokesperson for the show shared with TODAY.

"Grey's Anatomy" is one of many shows that have paused production amid concerns about the coronavirus.

ABC's popular medical drama series is shutting down for the foreseeable future, with executives producers and other crew members confirming the news.

A Disney Television Studios representative informs CNN that production on "Grey's Anatomy" and also "Genius: Aretha", both of which are generated by the workshop, will certainly be held off for a minimum of 3 weeks as a preventive action. The letter further stated that by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's suggestion to not gather in groups more significant than 50 all the team are sent to their home for at least two weeks. As the letter states, they're "waiting to see how the coronavirus situation evolves". Please take care of yourselves and each other. "Many of us have the privilege to self-quarantine and isolate and try to stay healthy and none of you have that privilege".

The long-running series has stopped production on episode 21.


Earlier this week, it was reported that The Late Show, Late Night With Seth Meyers, and The Tonight Show, were all suspending taping.

The movie industry was first hit when the release of the latest installment of James Bond, No Time To Die, was pushed back until the fall.

In the meantime, the ultimate season of Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin's Netflix comedy has additionally been placed on maintain. Disneyland in California also announced yesterday that it would be shutting down until at least the end of the month.

ABC's Grey's Anatomy was in the middle of its 16th season, and there wasn't any update yet on whether filming would go on or not.

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