E! network, long a home to
E! News will air a special episode devoted to the life of Joan Rivers at 7 p.m. ET/PT Thursday night, with a repeat airing at 9 p.m. ET/PT that will leaded into an updated "True Hollywood Story: Joan &
On Friday, the network will air "E!News Special: Joan Rivers: Celebrating an Icon" at 9 p.m. ET/PT -- the time slot of "Fashion Police," where Rivers' unapologetic wit had been on full display each week, along with co-hosts Giuliana Rancic, Kelly Osbourne, and George Kotsiopoulos.
The show, which launched in 2010 and played up Rivers' trademark fashion critiques of celebrities, had been on hiatus since news first broke last week that Rivers had suffered complications from throat surgery.
No decision on the fate of "Fashion Police" has been made.