CBS Swaps Out ‘Supergirl,’ ‘NCIS’ Episodes After Paris Attacks

November 16, 2015, 3:39 PM UTC
The CBS series 'Supergirl.'
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CBS is changing up its Monday night television lineup in the wake of Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris.

The network said Sunday it will air replacement episodes for its popular Supergirl and NCIS: Los Angeles primetime series tonight. The originally-scheduled episodes for both shows featured terrorism-related plots.

CBS (CBS) had planned to air an episode Supergirl, which recently premiered its first season on air, called “How Does She Do It?” that followed the title character, Kara Danvers aka Supergirl, as she dealt with a series of bombings in the fictional National City. Instead, the network will swap in a Thanksgiving-themed episode, titled “Livewire,” that normally would have aired later this month.

Meanwhile, NCIS: Los Angeles will air an episode titled “The Long Goodbye” in place of the originally-scheduled “Defectors,” which deals with a terrorist organization recruiting women members. The replacement episode of NCIS: LA will air Monday at 10 p.m. EST, while Supergirl will air at 8 p.m. EST.

This is not the first time a television network has pulled or delayed airing of a scheduled program in light of tragic world events. Earlier this year, USA Network, a division of NBCUniversal and Comcast (CMCSA), postponed airing the season finale of popular freshman drama Mr. Robot due to similarities between the episode’s plot and the slaying of two Virginia journalists on live television.