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Coronavirus - Impact on live/recorded shows

Several talk programmes have cancelled studio audiences

NJ
Neil Jones Founding member Central (West) Midlands Today
Can't find a better thread for this but the Total Wipeout rehash as far as BBC One HD is concerned, is one horrible upscaled mess and it doesn't look any better on SD. They've used the graphics set that the original show used but they're the sharpest part of the picture.
PA
PATV Scunthorpe Yorkshire Look North (E.Yorks & Lincs)
It looks to me like they went to the effort of the redoing the clock. The ‘Action Replay’ graphic is as blurry as the picture, but the clock did look to be in HD
“Nostalgia’s cool, but it won’t help me now, the dream is good, if you don’t wear it out.”
BR
Brekkie Recently warned Wales Wales Today
Couldn't even find raw footage or add a graphic to mask the clock in the introduction.

The UK version really failed to get the tone right for this show compared to the US original and though in theory Padfy and Freddie are exactly the sort of duo the show should have had in the first place it is just falling short again.
Turns out nobody had 2020 vision.
GE
thegeek Founding member London London

I do wonder where Colbert will broadcast from? The CBS Broadcast Center in New York could be the place, it had its own COVID-19 scare, and I wonder if they are now better planned to return there, as there is studio space available.
Last Week Tonight is still broadcasting from the same featureless white void they've been in for the last few months. The most recent episode has a glass desk, so I don't know if that means they're out of John Oliver's basement and into a proper studio again - their usual home is also at CBS.
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MF
Matthew_Fieldhouse Central (West) Midlands Today

I do wonder where Colbert will broadcast from? The CBS Broadcast Center in New York could be the place, it had its own COVID-19 scare, and I wonder if they are now better planned to return there, as there is studio space available.
Last Week Tonight is still broadcasting from the same featureless white void they've been in for the last few months. The most recent episode has a glass desk, so I don't know if that means they're out of John Oliver's basement and into a proper studio again - their usual home is also at CBS.

Probably would've mentioned if they moved into a studio
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AN
all new Phil Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
I think it’s better with the plain white set and no audience.
SP
Steve in Pudsey Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
Visually, perhaps. But it really does need some reaction to Oliver's material.
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JK
JKDerry UTV Newsline
I wonder how Stephen will structure his show from Monday, I think he returns tomorrow from a new studio location, but I wonder where he will produce the show from?

It could be possible that the CBS Broadcast Centre in New York is open again and he might use John Oliver's studio if John prefers to broadcast from home. Remember CBS will give Stephen priority in their operated studio, than a HBO show using the studio which is the case with John Oliver.
NW
nwtv2003 Granada North West Today
Socially distanced Countdown has made its debut this afternoon. The notable changes are the big gap in Dictionary Corner, and the audience seems to have been replaced with the fake audience noise. It also appears that the contestants are no longer wearing a microphone as there are microphones on the desk instead.
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BR
Brekkie Recently warned Wales Wales Today
No more dictionary corner guest pretending they got the word Susie had written down then. Looks like they've changed the desk in Dictionary Corner to the one they use for 8 out of 10 Cats - probably wouldn't be so noticeable if they had done the same on Nick's end.
Turns out nobody had 2020 vision.
JV
James Vertigan Founding member London London
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gottago London London
Is that the extension they use on Catsdown or is it a bit bigger? Definitely looks like it could be one of the least affected shows visually.

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