‘Dark Knight Rises’ Shooting: How the TV Networks Are Covering

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Since early this morning, the news out of the tragic shooting during a Dark Knight Rises showing in Aurora, Colo. has been moving fast.

At this time, shooter James Egan Holmes has left 12 dead and at least 59 people wounded. Wearing all black clothing and a body armor, the 24-year-old broke through an emergency exit, threw a smoke bomb into the theater and began shooting.

More details as to the shooter’s motives, background and ability to plan such an attack have been unveiled throughout the day. And the major networks and news channels are scrambling to offer viewers the most up to the minute coverage on the tragic event.

Viewers will have many options for coverage in the following days as Ann Curry and Anderson Cooper report live from Colorado and the networks offer special programming around the breaking news. So Celebuzz rounded up a guide to the upcoming news programs and special coverage, so that you can see your choices and make a decision on how you want to stay up to date on the news.

See below for how the TV networks and news channels are coving the Dark Knight Rises Shooting.

ABC 6:30 PM World News Tonight: Full team of reporters from Aurora, Colo. and around the country 9 PM 20/20: Continued coverage from team of reporters anchored by Diane Sawyer in New York and Chris Cuomo in Colorado. 11:35 PM Nightline: Continued coverage from team of reporters anchored by Bill Weir.

CBS 8 PM 48 Hours: Tragedy In Aurora will replace previously announced programming.

NBC 9PM Dateline: In her biggest job since leaving Today and accepting NBC’s Anchor-at-Large post, Ann Curry reports live from the scene of the tragedy in Aurora, Colo. with the latest news. Survivors who were inside the movie theater speak out. In addition, personal stories about the victims and new details on the alleged killer. Reporting will most likely continue on Nightly News.


7AM Weekend Today: Curry co-anchors from Colorado with her weekday replacement, Savannah Guthrie.

Sunday 7AM Weekend Today: Curry and Guthrie return as co-anchors. 7PM Curry continues reports live from Aurora, Colo. with the latest news on the tragedy.

CNN 7PM ET and 11PM ET Don Lemon anchors live from Colorado (filling in for Erin Burnett who’s on assignment in Africa). 8PM ET and 10PM ET AC360: Anderson Cooper anchors live from Colorado.

FOX News Channel

7PM FOX Report: From New York, Shepard Smith anchors with additional reporting from Jon Scott (a Colorado native), co-anchor of Happening Now, in Denver. 8PM The O’Reilly Factor will be live. 9PM Hannity: Sean Hannity will dedicate the program to coverage of the tragic shootings in Aurora.

Saturday 12PM America’s News Headquarters: Scott will continue to cover the deadly incident from the Denver Bureau. 7PM and 10PM FOX Report: Scott anchors. 9PM Justice with Judge Jeanine: Anchored from Colorado.

Sunday 12PM America’s News Headquarters: Scott will continue to cover the deadly incident from the Denver Bureau. 7PM and 10PM FOX Report: Scott anchors.

What will you be tuning into for the latest news on the Dark Knight Rises shooting? Tell us in the comments section below.

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