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'Elementary, '30 Rock' halt filming due to Hurricane Sandy

Production of TV shows based in New York is to be affected by Hurricane Sandy.

The vast hurricane - currently closing in on areas of the US East Coast - has brought filming on the likes of Elementary and 30 Rock to a halt.

Elementary - Season 1, Episode 2: Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson (Lucy Liu)


The cast of 30 Rock

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Public transport in New York, Washington DC and Philadelphia has also been suspended and the New York Stock Exchange shut, while thousands have already evacuated New York City.

Other shows affected by the extreme weather include Showtime's Nurse Jackie and CBS series The Good Wife and Person of Interest, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Alicia Florrick in The Good Wife


Taraji P Henson as Detective Carter in 'Person Of Interest'


Comedian Louis CK - star of FX series Louie - cancelled a stand-up show in New York City on Sunday (October 28) amid fears for the safety of the audience, while Jimmy Kimmel Live! is currently expected to tape this week's shows in Brooklyn as planned in spite of Hurricane Sandy.

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