GMA 7 postpones Metro Manila events, studio audience admission for TV shows

MANILA, Philippines – GMA 7 announced on Tuesday, March 10 that it will suspend the admission of live studio audiences in all of their shows and cancel "external activities" and events in Metro Manila until further notice as cases of coronavirus rise in the Philippines.

Shows that will no long have a live studio audience until further notice include All-Out Sundays, Centerstage, Mars Pa More, Wowowin, Wowowin Primetime, Idol sa Kusina, The Boobay and Tekla Show, Sarap 'Di Ba?, and Tonight With Arnold Clavio

"These measures are being undertaken to help ensure the safety and well-being of all concerned and as part of GMA's cooperation with the government in its efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. We strongly urge everyone to remain calm and cautious, and to follow the official advisories released by the authorities," said the network. 

Noontime show Eat Bulaga, which also airs on GMA 7, earlier suspended the admission of a studio audience to prevent the spread of the virus.

ABS-CBN also announced that studio audience admission would be suspended for several of their shows. – Rappler.com