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Sunday night episode of 'Shark Tank' canceled, Kobe Bryant special to air instead

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Posted at 8:26 PM, Jan 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-26 20:26:49-05

The regularly scheduled Sunday 10 p.m. airing of “Shark Tank” on News 5 has been canceled and an ABC News/ESPN News special on Kobe Bryant will take its place.

“Kobe Bryant: Death of a Legend” will air on News 5 from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday night.

Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in southern California Sunday morning. The 41-year-old NBA legend was on his way to a travel basketball game with his daughter. Among the seven other passengers were another parent and player, according to ESPN.

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During a press conference Sunday afternoon, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said his office would not be releasing the official identities of the deceased until the county's coroner makes the determination.

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