Networks Break In to Report Death of Barbara Bush

By Chris Ariens 

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Around 7:40 p.m. ET the cable news networks broke in to programming to report the death of Barbara Bush, wife of President George H.W. Bush, mother of President George W. Bush and grandmother of Today show correspondent Jenna Bush Hager.

Bret Baier voiced Fox News Channel’s obituary, Wolf Blitzer narratated CNN’s obi, and Peter Alexander voiced MSNBC’s.

At 7:49 p.m. Lester Holt anchored an NBC News Special report with NBC’s Andrea Mitchell.

FBN’s Maria Bartiromo has a previously-scheduled interview with George W. and Laura Bush tomorrow morning from Dallas. Bartiromo is moderating a panel at the Forum on Leadership event at the George W. Bush Presidential Center later tomorrow.

ABC Nightline anchor Byron Pitts anchored a special report on Barbara Bush last night at 7:50 p.m. ET.