Discovery Channel Cancels Mount Everest Special After Avalanche

Via: TV Guide

Joby Ogwyn | Photo Credits: Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel has scrapped plans for a live daredevil special on Mount Everest in the wake of an avalanche on Friday that claimed the lives of 12 Sherpas.


“In light of the overwhelming tragedy at Mt Everest and respect for the families of the fallen, Discovery Channel will not be going forward with Everest Jump Live,” the network posted on the show’s Facebook page. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the whole Sherpa community.”



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