Two “Heathers” episodes had been pulled from the troubled sequence by Paramount Community on Sunday, in the future after a taking pictures at a Pittsburgh synagogue left 11 individuals lifeless. The 2 episodes that had been scheduled to air included a school-shooting-related storyline.
The choice to yank the episodes disrupted the chronology of the sequence, which Paramount has been been airing in a binge type over the course of every week. The season finale, which had been beforehand edited to take away a storyline a couple of faculty being blown up, remains to be set to air Monday evening on Paramount Community.
“Heathers” has had a tortuous path to the display. Initially developed for TV Land earlier than transferring over to fellow Viacom cabler Paramount Community, the present was meant to function one of many early launch pads for the latter after it was rebranded from Spike. The present — a high-school drama loosely based mostly on the function movie of the identical title — was then pushed from its unique March 7 launch date within the wake of the college taking pictures in Parkland, Florida in February. It was scheduled to premiere on July 10, however after one other faculty taking pictures that killed 10 individuals at a highschool in Santa Fe, Texas, in Might, Paramount Community determined to tug the present indefinitely.
Paramount Community went on to select the present again up after no U.S. purchaser could possibly be discovered. It premiered Oct. 25, with the community airing two episodes per evening.
The 2 episodes pulled from Sunday evening’s linear schedule will nonetheless be out there through VOD.
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