MTV’s Floribama Shore halted filing on Wednesday for two weeks after a production team member tested positive for COVID-19. While the series has not yet been renewed for a fourth season, production on new episodes had already begun, which has been the trend for other hit MTV reality shows.
According to Deadline, the cast and crew are currently in isolation for two weeks in Lake Havasu, AZ (where the next installment of the series is being filmed) following the positive coronavirus test. The first two seasons of the show were filmed on location in Panama City Beach, FL (which sits on the Florida-Alabama border). The show relocated to St. Pete Beach, FL in Season 3.
Floribama Shore‘s production company, 495 Productions, is said to be adhering to local, state and federal coronavirus health and safety protocols, which resulted in the shutdown and quarantine.
The show debuted in 2017 and attracted immediate viewership attention, remaining a solid ratings performer for MTV to this day. Its third season premiered last November.
495 Productions Founder & CEO SallyAnn Salsano, who is behind MTV’s hit Jersey Shore franchise, as well as Drew Tappon, serve as Executive Producers on Floribama Shore.
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