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Coronavirus - Impact on live/recorded shows

Not exactly a ringing endorsement of it going ahead though.

Amanda Holden didn't seem too convinced when asked about it this morning:

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Coronavirus - Impact on live/recorded shows

Rolling In It was recorded in April 2019. So has been in the can a while. It's been scheduled for Q3 2020.

ITV have Alan Carr's gameshow & The Voice Kids but not sure if the latter finished recording. There might be some celeb Catchphrases & Celebrity Chase's still to air.

BBC One should have Holly & Bradleys show which was recording before lockdown. I guess the Little Mix singing show has been cancelled.

Yes Rolling in It has been scheduled for Q3 2020 for a while. Over a year on the shelf and what looks like a July launch doesn’t inspire confidence. I imagine it was always going to air as they’ve been looking for a sponsor but Pop Bitch might be referring to the long time on the shelf. Or that they filmed 6 episodes but only appear to be showing 5 based on the sponsorship page.

The semi final of The Voice Kids was recorded the same weekend as Ant & Dec’s last show with an audience so they just got that one over the line. Live final won’t be until late August/September so they should be able to make something work by then.

I believe there are:

10 x Celebrity Chase
10 x Tipping Point: Lucky Stars
5 x Celebrity Catchphrase

Still to air. Those are also shows that don’t really need the audience so could get back up and running relatively quickly if they need more. As is Millionaire which will have no episodes left once the upcoming stripped week is done. There’s also the 7 x 30’ series Britain’s Brightest Celebrity Family which was taped last August and is due in the Summer. Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow was due alongside BGT but looks to now be taking over the slot once BGT is done.

Holly and Bradley just about got over the line but is only 4 episodes and a show based around people jetting off around the world might seem a bit tone deaf for a little while. Little Mix already recorded their auditions but it sounds like the whole thing has been delayed. My guess is that it’ll take The Greatest Dancer’s slot next January now that has been axed.