Lifetime Drops Reality TV Show on Fort Worth Mortuary

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    NBC 5 News

    The Lifetime TV network has dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found and the co-owners face criminal charges.

    The network in June announced a show called "Good Grief" would air July 23 about the Johnson Family Mortuary in Fort Worth.

    The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Thursday that Lifetime canceled the show before it premiered. Lifetime Networks vice president Les Eisner, in an email, said the program featuring the Johnson Family Mortuary "has not and will not air on Lifetime."

    Police on July 15 were summoned after the building owner, who showed up to evict the tenants for unpaid rent, found unattended bodies.

    Dondre Johnson and his wife, Rachel Hardy-Johnson, were arrested on abuse of a corpse charges. Both are free on bond.