Requiem for the late tragic events
loudly bewailed
by tearful talkshows
selfless sponsors
plunged into gloom
shock and dismay
interviews with stricken networks
long-running sitcoms
prostrate with grief

in prominent soundbites
lamented at length
by talking heads
profoundly mourned
by many significant anchorpersons

carefully edited
for easy viewing
with deep nostalgia
reverence and pride

permanently preserved
for future consumption
in pious reruns
and moving spinoffs