Superstorm Sandy Rocks Entertainment Industry

Movie shoots and TV productions were halted and Late-Night Talk shows broadcast with no audience.
3:00 | 10/31/12

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Back, now, at 7:42. Monday, jimmy kimmel was on the show. Excited about bringing his show to new york. He couldn't have the first show on monday night. But his back now. He's back. But film production, tv, it's being affected in the region. And the aftermath is reverberating all the way to the west coast. You know the saying, the show must go on. But will it in the same way? Here's abc's cecilia vega. Reporter: More than 8 million people lost power last night. No one's watching right now. Reporter: Leave it to the guys on late night to bring dry humor to a wet situation. I had to come in. I used up my sick days. Reporter: Superstorm sandy forced jimmy kimmel to cancel his first new york show on monday. But he was back on tuesday, with a cast ofcters like howard stern. I was up at 4:00 in the morning. I did my radio show. And I was begging jimmy to cancel his show. Reporter: And thanks to the storm, david letterman went two nights without an audience. You knew about the storm. And you came all the way to new york. I swam. Reporter: Jimmy fallon played to a packed house when he played to an empty studio earlier this week. We had to do the show to a bunch of e seats. Or as clint eastwood calls it, a full house. Reporter: Other new york-based shows didn't fair so well. "The daily show," and the colbert report" canceled taping. Shows like "gossip girl" and "666 park avenue" had to stop shooting altogether. There was too much water for the russell crowe biblical drama, "noah." And while it's the east coast dealing with sandy's effects, hollywood is feeling the effects. The closing of hundreds of movie theaters on the northeast have hurt box office revenues. Reporter: As always, the show must go on. Even if it means a top ten list, scribbled by hand. The guy who operates the machine. Yes? Is not here. Todd is doing it. How are you? Reporter: For "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, hollywood. They always seem to find the funny.

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