Many of the entertainment industries have modified their schedules for the premier of several TV shows, movies and music performances. Not only is there the change in the dates, but some of the networks have made changes in the episodes out of respect to the victims of the Paris terror attacks, where 129 people were killed and a further of 352 had been injured, many of them were in critical conditions.
CBS, a US television network will not be going to air the episodes of NCIS: Los Angeles and Supergirl that were scheduled earlier in the wake of terrorist attacks on Friday’s night in Paris. Both the shows which were to premiere on Tuesday, November 17 prior had themed their storyline about terrorism.
How Does She Do It? – The Supergirl episode had pivoted bombings.
Defectors – The NCIS: Los Angeles episode had pivoted ISIS recruitment.The episodes which were to be premiered for later for both the shows will be shown on the premier date instead.
ITV, a UK broadcaster and UTV Ireland has had also pulled the episodes of Jekyll and Hyde and Republic of Ireland respectively.
U2, an Irish rock band had brought flowers to pay their regards at the Bataclan on Saturday night, where more than 100 people were gunned down during the concert in Paris by the Eagles of Death Metal, an American rock band from California, U2 also have cancelled their live HBO show. On Friday Foo Fighters, another American rock band cancelled their European tour.
Lionsgate, a Canadian-American movie studio will no longer permit interviews at the Mockingjay Part II. The Hunger Games franchise, part of the movie was filmed in Paris. Other events in the movie will go on as planned in honor of the fans.
The Cable network hasn’t made amendments like this for the first time, real life tragic events had previously also promoted entertainment programming to make changes.