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Jackson estate demands autopsy show canceled

Pop star Michael Jackson poses on the red carpet. (Danny Moloshok)

December 29, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Executors of Michael Jackson's estate are trying to stop a TV program from airing a re-enactment of the pop idol's autopsy.The show is set to be broadcast by Discovery Communications in Europe next month.

The co-executors of Jackson's estate sent a letter to Discovery's CEO on Wednesday urging him to cancel the program.

In the letter, they called the show offensive and exploitative.

Discovery has not commented.