Thursday, March 5, 2009

D. L. Hughley's Gone, CNN Cancels, Cityfile Says


CNN has canceled D. L. Hughley Breaks the News, according to Cityfile. And this after he broke the news to RNC Chair Michale Steele that he's not really in charge of the Republican Party.
It remains unclear what was running through the minds of CNN execs when they signed him up for the spectacularly unfunny program featuring painfully awkward interviews. But the network may have come to its senses or at least decided to cut its losses. A source tells us that CNN has decided to cancel the show due to "budgetary constraints." We haven't heard back yet from reps at CNN, ... (source)
I'm sorry to see a brother out of a job and D.L. seems like a nice guy, but I'm going to agree with the folks at Cityfile that the show wasn't working. Hughley, or as Chris Matthews called him, "Huggly," has never been that funny to me.

But, D.L. did lay it out straight for Steele. Read about his career at IMDB. I hope he lands on his feet.

1 comment:

SjP said...

Just when I was beginning to like the show. Or maybe I just liked watching him stick to Steele. Oh well....