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Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Networks plan primetime, weekend coverage of Colorado shootings

People gather outside the Century 16 movie theatre in Aurora. (Karl Gehring - AP)

The broadcast and cable news networks will continue extensive coverage of the mass shootings in Aurora, Colo., during a midnight screening of the new Batman movie.

NBC will have Ann Curry return to a familiar post at “Today,” as she will co-anchor the weekend edition with new co-host and her replacement, Savannah Guthrie. Friday, Curry will anchor a special edition of “Dateline” live from Aurora at 9 p.m., following Brian Williams on “NBC Nightly News” at 6:30 p.m.

ABC has a special live edition of “20/20” at 10 p.m. on Friday, with Chris Cuomo in Aurora and Diane Sawyer anchoring in New York. Bill Weir anchors coverage on “Nightline” at 11:35 p.m. with more reporting from Colorado.

CBS is sending “CBS Evening News” anchor Scott Pelley to Aurora, who will broadcast the show live Friday at 6:30 p.m., and continue on to anchor “48 Hours” at 8 p.m.

On the cable side, Anderson Cooper is in Aurora for “AC360,” broadcast at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Don Lemon hosts a live special Saturday at 8 p.m. with witnesses and law enforcement experts from Aurora.

Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity will spend the full hour on the tragedy on “Hannity” Friday at 9 p.m. Jon Scott co-anchors “America’s News Headquarters” on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. in Denver and “Fox Report” both days at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.; “Justice with Judge Jeanine” will be in Colorado Saturday at 10 p.m.

And on MSNBC, Curry and Guthrie will contribute coverage along with other correspondents through the weekend from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., including Chris Jansing, who will anchor a special starting at 10 p.m. on Friday.

By  |  05:43 PM ET, 07/20/2012

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