Coronavirus: ‘American Idol’ Suspends Rehearsals & Sends Contestants Home As Live Show Decision Looms
Lower than two weeks earlier than ABC’s American Idol is slated to begin its dwell efficiency reveals, prep work on them, together with rehearsals with the finalists, has been suspended, sources mentioned. Contestants are going residence to be with their households amid escalating coronavirus outbreak that has now unfold to all 50 states.
The choice by American Idol producer Fremantle was made following Los Angeles County’s new strict tips prohibiting giant gatherings to gradual the unfold of COVID-19. Moreover, Fremantle has instituted working remotely as enhancing on the ultimate pre-taped Idol episodes continues. Due to its scope and variety of hours delivered, American Idol has a big producing staff and employs a giant crew.
The suspension of pre-production raises questions in regards to the efficiency reveals, the primary of which is presently slated for Monday, March 30. I hear having an viewers already had been dominated out, however, in mild of the shortly evolving scenario round COVID-19, there’ll possible should be further modifications made for these reveals to proceed amid a pandemic. It’s conceivable that the producers and ABC might use further present footage for an additional episode or two to purchase themselves a while whereas they consider the scenario and make a closing resolution whether or not to proceed with dwell reveals and, in the event that they do, in what form or type.
NBC and Warner Bros. Various TV should make an identical resolution this spring on The Voice. They’ve just a little extra time — the primary dwell present of the singing competitors is scheduled for Might 4.
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