Tuesday 30 October 5:33 p.m.
By Megan Slovak
Jimmy Fallon and late night king David Letterman are
to tape their live shows on Monday without studio audiences as New York City is bashed by winds and torrential
Hurricane Sandy was downgraded to a
post-tropical cyclone on Monday evening, but it still caused enough havoc for
variety shows in the Big Apple to call off filming on Monday, while nightly
shows The Colbert Report, The Daily Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live! have been
Angeles-based Kimmel, who is shooting a week of special shows in New York, says,
"Due to stupid Hurricane Sandy and in the interest of the safety of our
studio audience, Jimmy Kimmel Live! will not broadcast tonight from the HarveyTheatre
at Brooklyn Academy of Music.
production on hit dramas The Good Wife, Person of Interest, Nurse Jackie,
Smash, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, 666 Park Avenue, Elementary and Gossip
Girl, comedy show 30 Rock and reality show Celebrity Apprentice was halted as
the eye of the storm hits the Big Apple.