E! issued the following statement on the future of the show on Thursday: “Right now we are mourning our beloved Joan. We will respond at a later date with programming updates.”
The network had released a statement early Thursday, prior to the announcement of her death, that “Fashion Police” would take a two-week hiatus.
“We will not be producing a ‘Fashion Police’ this week or next as we await Joan and Melissa’s return in front and behind the camera,” E! network said in a statement. “E! will be airing two ‘E! From Fashion Week’ specials that will deliver the latest news and information from the highly-anticipated event.”
Rivers stopped breathing while undergoing a throat procedure in New York City on August 28. She was transported to Mount Sinai hospital where she was placed in a medically induced coma, and has remained on life support ever since. She was moved from Intensive Care Unit into a private room on Sept. 3.