“Haven” School Violence Episode Pulled In Wake Of Newtown, CT Shooting Massacre
In the aftermath of the shooting massacre in Connecticut, Syfy has pulled Friday’s planned episode of the supernatural drama “Haven,” which featured a plot involving violence in a high school.
“Tonight’s scheduled 10 p.m. episode of Haven contained scenes of fictitious violence in a high school. In light of today’s tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, we have decided not to air it,” announced the network in a statement. “At this time, no decision has been made as to when the episode will air.”
A repeat of “Eureka” will air in place of “Haven.”
Early Friday, a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook elementary school, killing 26 people (including 20 small children), and leading to an outpouring of grief on Twitter and a tearful statement from President Obama.
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