- Apr 19:
- Recovery fund established for Martinez boy injured in Boston Marathon bombings
- Boston bombings: Television can only 'hurry up and wait'
- Boston bombing suspects: Who are the two brothers?
- Police: Suspect who killed MIT cop is dead; second suspect tied to Boston bombing
- Apr 18:
- Boston Marathon bombings: Martinez boy takes 'huge step forward' in his recovery
- Boston bombing suspect on video sought; Obama at memorial: 'You will run again'
- Apr 17:
- Fremont manufacturer's battery was used in Boston bombings
- Boston Marathon bombing: Martinez boy's surgery a success
- Source: Authorities recover pressure cooker lid
- Apr 16:
- Oakland: Vigil, run planned to to honor Boston Marathon victims
- Restaurant manager Krystle Campbell, 29, ID'd as victim in Boston bombing
- Boston bombers will be found and punished
- Boston Marathon bombs were packed into pressure cookers filled with shrapnel
- Apr 15:
- Boston Marathon bombings: Martinez boy, 12, injured by shrapnel, expected to recover
- Purdy: Remember Boston bombing next time in line
- Google helping friends, family locate Boston Marathon runners
- At least one from Bay Area wounded at Boston Marathon
- Boston Marathon explosions: Bay Area marathon runners describe chaotic scene after detonations
- Boston Marathon explosion: Early photos from the scene
- Boston Marathon explosions: BART, San Francisco step up police presence
- Boston Marathon explosion: Other cities beef up security in response to explosions
- Security beefed up worldwide after bombs at Boston Marathon
- Boston Marathon bombing kills 3, injures over 140
- Boston Marathon: Ethiopia's Desisa, Kenya's Jeptoo win in Boston
As the massive manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect played out on Friday, broadcast networks revamped their programming schedules to provide additional coverage during Friday prime time.
CBS announced that it will pre-empt "Vegas" for a 9 p.m. news special titled "CBS News Special Report: Boston Bombers" with Scott Pelley serving as anchor.
"Vegas" will move to 8 p.m. Saturday.
In addition, ABC announced a special live report during its usual "20/20" slot at 10 p.m. Elizabeth Vargas will anchor from Boston. NBC will likewise use its "Rock Center with Brian Williams" slot at 10 p.m. for coverage of developments from Massachusetts.
Meanwhile, the cable news stations, including Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC, will continue to follow events around the clock.