‘The Last Ship’ season 3 will not air tonight; TNT delays in light on Orlando tragedy

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The season 3 premiere of “The Last Ship” was originally set to air as a new-hour affair on TNT tonight, but the network has decided to make a move in response to the horrific tragedy that took place overnight in Orlando.

As the network announced in a statement, they are (understanding) pushing back the premiere, which contained some scenes of intense violence:

“As a result of the shootings this weekend in Orlando, tonight’s originally scheduled season premiere of The Last Ship has been postponed … Our hearts are with the victims and their families.”

There is no specific word as of yet as to when the premiere will air, but our personal feeling is that it would be right to just push back the entire schedule a week, even if that comes to the detriment of people also waiting for “Murder in the First” to come on the air. Once there is a little bit more in the way of news coming up for the night, we will be sure to let you know.

This is not the only change that is being made in light of the attacks that have left at least 50 people dead in the Florida city. The 2016 Tony Awards airing tonight on CBS have decided that they are going to dedicate the entire show to the victims of the attack, and there will also be a change to the “Hamilton” performance on the night. We would not be surprised if the show began with some sort of moment of silence out of respect to the victims.

You can see a new trailer setting up the majority of the story for “The Last Ship” this season over at the link here. Also, sign up over here in the event you want to have some other TV news sent right to you via our official CarterMatt Newsletter. (Photo: TNT.)

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