'Jeopardy!' and 'Wheel of Fortune' have announced that they will tape without a live audience for now.\u00a0\r\n \tThis is because of the spreading of the coronavirus.\u00a0\r\n \tThe game shows hope to protect their fans as well as their staff.\u00a0\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThe game shows Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune will not be having any audiences for the time being. The shows are currently filming without any audiences to help protect from coronavirus. They hope to protect audiences from the virus, as well as the hosts and employees of the shows.\r\n\r\nFor instance, Alex Trebek is currently battling pancreatic cancer. He has a weakened immune system because of this, so he must take extra precautions to avoid coronavirus. Reports also say that many of the audience members are older and come from out of town.\r\n'Jeopardy!' and 'Wheel of Fortune' will tape without an audience for the time being\r\n\r\n\r\nWith travel bans across the country and an increased risk for the elderly, the temporary ban on audiences makes sense for the shows. Recently, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning for those over 60 years old.\r\n\r\nRELATED: Why Toilet Paper Is Selling Out During This Coronavirus Outbreak\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAmericans over 60 are supposed to stay home for the time being and avoid crowds. They are more likely to catch coronavirus and become seriously ill or even die from the virus.\r\n\r\nNo word on how long the shows will tape without an audience. It will likely last until the warning has been removed.