(ALL TIMES ARE IN ET)
"CNBC Special Report: Disaster in Japan" will air live tonight, Thursday, March 17th at 8pm. "Marijuana Inc: Inside America's Pot Industry" is pre-empted.
"CNBC Special Report: Disaster in Japan" will be anchored by CNBC's Bill Griffeth and Amanda Drury.
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