New York TV and Film on Super-Storm Hiatus



Super-storm Sandy has foiled a lot of plans for the TV and film industry on the east coast. Just how much is the question. 

New York officials have yanked all film permits for Monday and Tuesday because of hurricane Sandy. 

"There will be no city authorized outdoor filming within the five borough," read a statemented Monday from the Mayor's office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting.

This means a no-go for TV shows like "Persons of Interest," "Smash," (which is set to feature Jennifer Hudson) "666 Park Avenue," "Gossip Girl," and "Elementary". Jimmy Kimmel even cancelled his late show on Monday where he was scheduled to host his Hollywood-based "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" throughout the week from Brooklyn, where he was born. ABC said the network was hopeful Kimmel's show could return on Tuesday with guest Howard Stern, Tracy Morgan and Shannon Jones and the Dap Kings. Talk show hosts David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon taped their shows live without an audience. 

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