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Coronavirus puts 'The Morning Show' season two filming on ice for two weeks

The Morning Show
The Morning Show (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ show "The Morning Show" should be filming now.
  • But the second season has been halted over coronavirus concerns.
  • Filming will resume in two weeks.

As coronavirus continues to cancel sporting events and gatherings around the globe, Apple TV+ show "The Morning Show" is the latest to be closed down. Although hopefully only for two weeks.

According to a Deadline report both Apple and studio, Media Res made the decision that a two-week pause in shooting was a wise idea given the coronavirus situation we all face.

"In concert with our dedicated partners at Apple, we have concluded it would be prudent to take a two-week hiatus to assess the situation and ensure the safety of the incredible people who make this show,." said Michael Ellenberg, Founder and CEO of Media Res.

The first season of "The Morning Show" has concluded and fans of the show will be hoping to get their hands on the second season as soon as possible. It's unlikely that this two-week pause in filming will push the release of the season back, but everyone will no doubt be hoping that things don't stretch out any further than that.

Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.