CNN’s much-discussed on-air booze ban didn’t stop at the very least one main flub on New 12 months’s Eve because the community missed the countdown within the Central time zone.
The community confirmed Don Lemon and revelers in New Orleans dancing to Juvenile’s “Again That Azz Up” as midnight approached and 2022 ended and not using a countdown or a point out.
Lemon might have seen seconds too late. As he threw beads into the dancing crowd, he may very well be heard saying one thing a couple of countdown simply after midnight. The music continued a bit longer, resulting in a clumsy split-screen picture of fireworks and hugs in Nashville, additionally within the Central time zone, whereas 2023 slips in unnoticed in New Orleans:
Some on social media famous that the published appeared to have some technical points that prevented Lemon from listening to his producers all through the night.
Regardless of the motive, viewers undoubtedly seen the missed midnight: