• The Orville, The Handmaid's Tale and The Good Fight (SBS)Source: SBS
A handy guide for you to check for updates on your favourite SBS shows that may be impacted by COVID-19.
SBS Guide

3 Apr 2020 - 4:35 PM  UPDATED 5 Jun 2020 - 5:43 PM

In the wake of the World Health Organisation characterising the outbreak of COVID-19 as a pandemic, production on many local and international shows has stopped, in an effort to protect talent and crew from exposure. SBS will keep you updated on affected shows here.

Please note: the information provided here can and will change as the situation progresses.


Production Suspended

The Orville (season 3)

Production currently halted and likely to be extended. You can watch seasons 1 and 2 at SBS On Demand now.

Fargo (season 4) 

Production delayed, a new premiere date will be determined once production resumes.

Watch the trailer for 'Fargo' season 4
I don't think we're in Minnesota anymore. The Fargo season 4 trailer is here
We got our first look at the fourth season of the anthology series based on the Coen Brothers classic film and there's been a change of scenery.

The Handmaid's Tale (season 4) 

Production on the current season is delayed, but Season 3 will have an encore screening this April on SBS Viceland.

Revisit 'The Handmaid's Tale' on SBS in April
We're going back to Gilead, as season three of 'The Handmaid's Tale' gets an encore screening on SBS and On Demand.

Season 3 is also available to watch at SBS On Demand now.


Reduced Episodes or Possible Delays

The Good Fight (season 4)

Production of the final episodes of season 4 was affected but The Good Fight will be coming to SBS in 2020. Keep your eye on SBS Guide for updates. The cast and crew of The Good Fight gave us all an insight into the struggles productions are going through in order to try and complete episodes during this time (please note: the dates mentioned do not reflect Australian air dates).

Watch the trailer for 'The Good Fight' season 4
'The Good Fight' season 4 trailer just dropped and it's going to be "motherf**king nuts!"
The 5 big takeaways from the new season 4 trailer.


Mastermind Australia

The Season 2 finals of Mastermind Australia were affected by the closure of state borders. As a result, the episodes will not go to air from 15 June as planned. Catch up on season 2 episodes at SBS On Demand



Not Impacted (at this stage)

The Bureau (season 5) 

Seasons 1 - 4 are currently available to watch at SBS On Demand now.

The Lawyer (season 2) 

Season 1 is currently available to watch at SBS On Demand now.

Bosch (season 6) 

Available at SBS On Demand now 



The Pier (season 2)

Season 1 is currently available to watch at SBS On Demand now.



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