Mor­tu­ary re­al­ity show dropped af­ter charges laid

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - ENTERTAINMENT -

FORT WORTH, Texas — The Life­time TV net­work says it dropped a re­al­ity show about a Texas mor­tu­ary af­ter eight de­cay­ing bod­ies were found at the fa­cil­ity and the co-own­ers were charged with corpse abuse. Life­time an­nounced in June it would pro­duce a show called Good Grief about the John­son Fam­ily Mor­tu­ary in Fort Worth. The show was due to air July 23. The Fort Worth Star-Tele­gram re­ports that Life­time Net­works vi­cepres­i­dent Les Eisner says the show “has not and will not air on Life­time.” The As­so­ci­ated Press left mes­sages for Eisner seek­ing fur­ther com­ment Fri­day. Busi­ness co-own­ers, Don­dre John­son and his wife and Rachel HardyJohn­son, were charged last week af­ter the build­ing owner evicted the cou­ple for non-pay­ment of rent and dis­cov­ered the de­com­pos­ing bod­ies in­side.


Robert Du­vall, right, and Robert Downey Jr. play fa­ther and son in The Judge.

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