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TV shows forced to stop filming including Peaky Blinders

Due to coronavirus and social distancing measures in place, many fan-favourite films and TV shows have had to put a pause on filming, but what has stopped?
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Some TV shows have been put on hold due to the pandemic (photo: PA Images)

A long list of TV shows won't be coming out when originally expected due to the coronavirus outbreak - here are some that have announced they are on hold: 

The Witcher 

The team have had to shut down production on season 2 of the Netflix show.

The Handmaid’s Tale 

The Handmaid's Tale, which is available in the UK on Now TV, was in production for its fourth season. It has shut down for the time being and will resume as soon as it is safe to do so.  . 

Peaky Blinders 

Production on hit TV series Peaky Blinders has been put on hold.


The production of the final season isn't continuing for the time being. 

Stranger Things

Stranger Things has stopped production on season 4 until further notice.

Grey’s Anatomy

Production of Grey's Anatomy came to a halt on Thursday, March 12 as a precaution. They aren't too far behind though, and have already shot 21 of the planned 25 episodes for the 16th season. 

Grace and Frankie

The final season has been put on hold to ensure the safety of cast and crew. 

New Amsterdam

New Amsterdam, which you can watch in the UK on Amazon Prime, has stopped filming. 


The re-run series of Dynasty has also been put on pause in line with social distancing. 


TV soap EastEnders have also taken a break and although they plan to resume filming as soon as possible, for the time being, the soap will take a break as of next month. 

Emmerdale and Coronation Street

Filming for Emmerdale and Coronation Street stopped on March 23 and TV schedules dropped to two days a week, but it's likely to hit an end soon, meaning both shows will stop until they can safely be recorded.