9 December 2012 3:43 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Updated: Latin singing and TV star Jenni Rivera died early today in a plane crash in Northern Mexico, Univision and AP confirmed. Univision, which has covered Rivera’s tragic death since the story broke, pre-empted its primetime lineup tonight to air Rivera-themed programming. Aqui y Ahora at 8 Pm will feature a segment about the crash, followed by a Jenni Rivera Special and a special edition of entertainment news show Sal y Pimienta entirely dedicated to Rivera. Cable TV network mun2, which airs docu reality series I Love Jenni that starred Rivera, and Telemundo Media issued a statement that said “Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Rivera family and the families of her team, as we await details”. In honor of Rivera, Telemundo will broadcast a two-hour primetime special at 7 p.m. Est, coast to coast, and mun2 will re-broadcast it at 9 p.m. Est. Mun2 will also air »

- NELLIE ANDREEVA

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