Saturday night at 10 marks the last episode of CNN's comedy experiment "D.L. Hughley Breaks the News," and, according to an anonymous tip to TV Newser, it appears CNN higher-ups forced an edit on producers.
The tipster tells TV Newser that "a large section of a segment about marijuana legalization" was edited out of the final broadcast.
Seems D.L. has chronic back pain and so for a segment, sought out The Chronic by visiting a marijuana dispensary in Oakland, California after his doctor had written him a prescription for
That portion will not be shown during the segment on the final
show. A CNN spokesperson told TVNewser, "We always edit pieces to conform to our editorial standards."
Yet more proof that this show never belong on a news channel.