One of the most popular daytime shows, known for providing audience members gifts and prizes, will be shooting without a studio audience.
Comedian and host Ellen DeGeneres announced Wednesday that "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" will not be shooting with a studio audience.
"To everyone who was looking forward to coming, I'm so sorry," DeGeneres tweeted. "But I’m doing this for the health of my fans, my staff & my crew. (It has nothing to do with a warrant for my arrest in the state of Florida.)"
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Several other shows, including "Jeopardy" and "Wheel of Fortune" have made similar announcements in recent days, as the coronavirus has spread in the United States.