'Last Man Standing', 'The Orville' also shut down production over coronavirus

Los Angeles, Mar 16 (PTI) All Disney TV Studios series, including 'Last Men Standing' and 'The Orville', have shut down productions for three weeks amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Tim Allen-fronted comedy 'Last Man Standing' was hoping to complete the shooting of its eighth season amid the escalating COVID-19 crisis, reported Deadline.

With two days to go for wrap, the studio on Sunday chose to suspend production. The sitcom had already decided to forego live audience for the finale.

Its producers are leaving the some room open to resume work for the final two days and finish the episode.

Seth MacFarlane's space dramedy 'The Orville', which is moving from Fox to Hulu for its upcoming third season, was already looking for a break in the past few days.

CBS sitcom 'The Neighborhood' and NBC single-camera comedy 'Superstore' also halted productions. They have no plans to return and film the finales when the coronavirus threat subsides. PTI RDS RDS