CBS Pulls ‘Mike & Molly’ Tornado-Themed Finale

May 20, 2013 8:06pm
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In light of the real-life devastation that tornados are causing in the Midwest, CBS has decided to postpone the finale of the sitcom “Mike & Molly,” which dealt with a tornado hitting Chicago.

“Due to the tragic events this afternoon in Oklahoma, we are pre-empting tonight’s season finale of ‘Mike & Molly,’ which has a related storyline,’” a CBS spokesperson tells ABC News in a statement. “A repeat broadcast of ‘Mike & Molly’ will run in the time period.”

On Monday, a huge tornado ripped through Oklahoma City, delivering a “direct hit” on an elementary school. The twister is just one of more than 50 devastating storms that have ravaged the Midwest since Sunday, leaving at least 10 dead and dozens injured.

 

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