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Hollywood Responds to Tragedy

Hollywood Responds to Tragedy - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
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The attack on the World Trade Centers in New York and the Pentagon in DC were horrific events that were felt around the world. Find out how the tragedy touched the entertainment world.

The attack on the World Trade Centers, in New York, and the Pentagon, in DC, were horrific events that were felt around the world. Hollywood was definitely no exception. Find out how the tragedy touched the entertainment world.

1 All major studios in Los Angeles, such as NBC, Universal and the WB, shut down imediately after hearing the horrible news. Only essential personnel - which means people who absolutely have to be there - were working at LA television stations.

1 Among the 233 passengers on the four planes that were hijacked during this terrorist attack, was David Angell and his wife. Mr. Angell was the Emmy-winning co-creator of the TV shows Frasier and Cheers. They were on one of the planes that hit the Trade Center. A CNN legal correspondant, Barbara Olson was on the flight that hit the Pentagon.

1Fashion Week which began in New York Monday September 10, 2001, has been cancelled. The event is the biggest one of the year for NY's fashion industry. It will be rescheduled.

1Broadway Theaters were closed yesterday. The Toronto Film Festival events were cancelled yesterday and, though they will go on today, no galas or parties will be held.

1Disney and Universal shut down their amusement parks yesterday.

1 The Primetime Emmy Awards, which were scheduled for Sunday September 16th, have been postponed. All Emmy-related events, like parties and receptions, have also been called off.

1 Specialty television stations like MTV, Much Music, VH1, ESPN and even QVC all ignored regular programming and concentrated on the events of the day.

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