ABC Answers Critics Over Little League Fiasco

ABC issued this statement today as to why they chose to leave coverage of the Little League World Series championship game Sunday.

"Due to the millions of people who were being affected either directly or indirectly by the onslaught of hurricane Katrina on Sunday, we felt it important that viewers be able to receive their news at the times at which they are accustomed. We understand that the loyal viewers of the Little League World Series were upset and inconvenienced by this decision and we attempted to accommodate that by offering the extra-innings conclusion of the game on ESPN 2.