Monday, November 21, 2016

WRAL Apologizes

When Dave Chapelle hosted "Saturday Night Live" a couple of weeks ago - he used some pretty salty language. 

I was actually expecting a big deal to be made of it.  But nothing came of his cursing on live television-- except in Raleigh Durham, NC -- where WRAL actually censored it.

Instead of being upset that curse words were being blasted on network TV - the viewers were upset that WRAL had chosen to use a long held decency standards policy - and block the words from its viewers.

Viewers pointed out that its a late night comedy show and that no one's ears started bleeding because of Chapelle's language.  They didn't like having SNL censored for them.

WRAL heard them loud and clear... and aired this spot on Saturday during SNL: