Many TV shows halting production in southland amid COVID-19 surge

The cast of 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine.' Valley News/Courtesy photo
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Several television shows have temporarily halted production in Southern California amid the COVID-19 surge. Warner Bros. TV confirmed Thursday that the CBS series ``Mom,'' ``B Positive,'' ``Bob Hearts Abishola,'' along with the Showtime drama ``Shameless'' and Netflix's ``You'' will not resume filming next week as scheduled, Variety reported. The studio is aiming for a return the following week, but will evaluate as conditions evolve. Universal TV has also halted filming on six shows, according to multiple media reports: NBC's ``Mr. Mayor,'' ``Kenan,'' ``Good Girls'' and ``Brooklyn Nine-Nine,'' HBO Max's ``Hacks'' and Netflix's ``Never Have I Ever.'' A Jan. 11 return date is tentatively planned for those shows, with the exception of ``Brooklyn Nine-Nine,'' which is ex
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