‘Dr. Phil’ Talk Show Will Tape without Audiences

The "Dr. Phil" daytime talk show will tape without a studio audience for roughly two weeks as a precaution against the new coronavirus.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The “Dr. Phil” daytime talk show will tape without a studio audience for roughly two weeks as a precaution against the new coronavirus. The show typically tapes with an audience of about 300 people at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles. The show expects to resume audience tapings the week of March 23, according to statement announcing the decision Tuesday. The move will affect a dozen episodes. The announcement came a day…

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