CBS has quickly shut down Season 33 of the “The Wonderful Race” as fears over the coronavirus proceed to influence industries from journey to leisure.
The motion was taken out of an “abundance of warning,” the community mentioned.
“As a consequence of elevated issues and uncertainty concerning the coronavirus all over the world, CBS and the producers of ‘The Wonderful Race’ have taken the precautionary measure of quickly suspending manufacturing on the 33rd season of the sequence,” a CBS spokesperson instructed Fox Information.
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The racers had solely visited England and Scotland when manufacturing was halted. They are going to be returning dwelling from Scotland, CBS mentioned. A brand new manufacturing begin date has not been decided.
“All contestants and manufacturing employees are within the means of returning dwelling,” mentioned the assertion. “Presently, no Racers or anybody on the manufacturing staff touring with them have contracted the virus, or proven signs, and we’re not conscious of anybody being uncovered to it. Out of an abundance of warning, everybody concerned within the present will proceed to be monitored after they return dwelling. The well being and well-being of the Racers and the manufacturing staff are our high priorities.”
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The truth present is the primary American tv manufacturing to be interrupted by the outbreak. The coronavirus has impacted a number of industries because the first circumstances had been reported in December. Disney’s “Mulan” and the brand new James Bond movie, “No Instances to Die,” have each been canceled in China, Selection reported.
Greater than 80,000 individuals have been sickened by the virus and no less than 2,000 have died.