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Hulu Pulls ‘Astroworld: Concert From Hell’ Documentary After Backlash

Hulu on Wednesday released a new documentary special — “Astroworld: Concert From Hell,” recapping the deadly events at a Travis Scott festival in Houston last month — but quickly pulled it from the service after a social-media backlash. The news special was produced by KTRK, ABC’s owned-and-operated local station in Houston. The 50-minute documentary can be viewed at this link. In a statement, a Hulu spokesperson told Variety, “This was an investigative local news special from ABC13/KTRK-TV in Houston that originally aired on November 20th. This was not a Hulu documentary and has since been removed to avoid confusion.” In a widely circulated...
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Hulu Pulls Astroworld: Concert From Hell Documentary After Criticism

Not even one full month after the Astroworld crowd-control tragedy that left ten Houston concertgoers dead, Hulu uploaded what appeared to be a documentary called Astroworld: Concert From Hell on Wednesday, December 1. The branding appeared to take callous advantage of the very recent events, with a pulpy description that read, “Travis Scott’s Astroworld was supposed to be the concert of a lifetime. But it turned into a tragic nightmare.” As it turns out, this was not a Hulu Original documentary, but rather a 50-minute local-news segment that aired on ABC’s Houston affiliate on November 20. The highly produced news feature covers the lead-up, events, investigations, and possible aftermath of the Astroworld deaths, and includes interviews with survivors and experts, as well as footage of police and grieving parents. Taken out of the local newscast’s context and rebranded for Hulu, Astroworld: Concert From Hell appeared to bear too close a resemblance to fluffier, more entertainment-driven Hulu docs like Fyre Fraud.
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Hulu Pulls Astroworld Documentary From Streaming Service Following Backlash

Hulu has pulled a documentary about the Astroworld tragedy hours after it appeared on the streaming service, quickly sparking a backlash over the timing of the special. On Wednesday, Dec. 1, Astroworld: Concert From Hell was uploaded onto Hulu with little fanfare or promotion; soon after, word of the insensitively titled documentary — which, on the surface, appeared to look like new and original programming — spread on social media. “Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival was supposed to be the concert of a lifetime,” the Hulu synopsis read. “But it turned into a tragic nightmare. A minute-by-minute look at what happened in the crowd,...
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Hulu removes Astroworld Festival documentary after receiving backlash online

Hulu has removed a documentary covering November's Astroworld Festival tragedy after it received swift backlash online. The ABC News special "Astroworld: Concert from Hell" first aired on the Disney-owned streaming platform Tuesday, less than a month after a deadly crowd surge during the concert's opening night claimed the lives of 10 attendees and left hundreds injured.
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Astroworld: Concert from Hell

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Friday, November 5, 2021 - 50,000 Travis Scott fans went to Astroworld Festival to have the time of their lives. But before the night was over, the concert turned into a tragedy no one will ever forget. "Astroworld: Concert from Hell" takes you inside the festival....
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Hulu removes Astroworld Festival documentary after receiving backlash online

Hulu has removed a documentary covering November's Astroworld Festival tragedy after it received swift backlash online. The ABC News special "Astroworld: Concert from Hell" first aired on the Disney-owned streaming platform Tuesday, less than a month after a deadly crowd surge during the concert's opening night claimed the lives of 10 attendees and left hundreds injured.
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Travis Scott's concerts known for chaos before deadly Astroworld crowd surge

HOUSTON -- Travis Scott's high-energy performances are known for being chaotic and fun-filled shows with concertgoers encouraged to take part in a raucous nature involving mosh pits, crowd surfing and stage diving. On Friday night, something went wrong. At least eight people - between the ages of 14 and 27...
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