LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Emmy Awards show was postponed. The Latin Grammy show was canceled. The release of Tim Allen's next movie, with a scene involving a bomb on a plane, was delayed. And comedians Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien could find little humor.
In the wake of terror attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., the entertainment industry responded with studios going dark in Hollywood and New York and Broadway's lights dimmed.
The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards show, scheduled for Sunday night in Los Angeles, was delayed but organizers expected to reschedule.
The attacks also prompted Sony Pictures to remove a trailer from circulation promoting the upcoming "Spider-Man" movie that featured a scene at the World Trade Center.
In the trailer, robbers flee in a helicopter that gets trapped in a giant spider web strung between the two towers. The trailer was released in July in theaters nationwide and on the Internet, but the sequence was created only for the ad and was never intended for the final film, Sony spokeswoman Susan Tick said.
Meanwhile, the 2nd Annual Latin Grammy Awards show, scheduled to be broadcast live Tuesday night from suburban Inglewood, was canceled "due to unimaginable events," according to a written statement.
Arena workers dismantled the elaborate stages shortly after the attacks, and Recording Academy officials said the show would not be rescheduled.
"It's over," show spokeswoman Barb Deeghan said. "That's it."
Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland and Universal Studios in Southern California were shut down. Most resort hotels, many sheltering those stranded by the nationwide airline shutdown, remained open.
In Southern California, major movie studios, such as Paramount, Sony Pictures and Warner Bros., were closed, including studio tours and production of movies and TV shows.
"Out of respect for the tragedy, we're closing the studio. It's not out of fear," said Barbara Brogliatti, a spokeswoman for Warner Bros.
Many of the landmark attractions on the Las Vegas Strip, including the Eiffel and Stratosphere towers, were closed Tuesday, and some headliner shows were dark. Yet all casinos remained open and gambling continued.
All Broadway shows were canceled in New York on Tuesday and box offices at the theaters were closed indefinitely, said Jed Bernstein, president of the League of American Theaters and Producers.
Other cancellations included tapings for the "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" at the NBC studios in Burbank, "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" in New York and a concert by pop singer Madonna on Tuesday night in Los Angeles. The Leno and O'Brien shows will be dark all week, NBC officials said.
Malls across the United States locked their doors in response to the attacks, and major-league baseball postponed its entire schedule for Tuesday.
Many movie theaters and other public gathering areas also closed and television networks scrubbed regular programs in favor of round-the-clock news.
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