Hurricane Sandy halts filming of TV shows
Hurricane Sandy has stopped the filming of many shows that are based on the east coast of the US. They include, Person Of Interest, The Good Wife, 30 Rock, Law And Order: SVU, Smash, Nurse Jackie, The Big C, Jimmy Kimmel, and many others which aren’t on New Zealand screens. It’s also closed cinemas and live shows in many areas. Some networks are also postponing new episodes of shows by one week. These shows include How I Met Your Mother, 2 Broke Girls, Hawaii Five-0, Mike And Molly, Gossip Girl, and 90210.

Anderson Cooper’s show cancelled
Anderson Live has been cancelled. It was only in its second year of production, but low ratings has meant it won’t be returning next year. Cooper said in a statement: “I am very proud of the work that our terrific staff has put into launching and sustaining our show for two seasons, I am grateful to Telepictures for giving me the opportunity, and I am indebted to the audience, who have responded so positively. I look forward to doing more great shows this season, and I’m sorry we won’t be continuing, but I have truly enjoyed it.”

Sir Ian McKellen to star in sitcom
Sir Ian McKellen is set to star in an ITV sitcom about two elderly gay men living in Covent Garden, called Vicious Old Queens. Although it will be a British show, the writer and producer of the show is Family Guy’s Gary Janetti.

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  • Harrison

    That’s such a shame about Anderson’s show. I really enjoyed the first season, hopefully TVNZ will hurry up and start airing the second.