Comedy Central Cancels Grier's “Chocolate News”

by Staff, March 11th, 2009
David Alan Grier
David Alan Grier as renowned poet laureate Maya Angelou

Cable network Comedy Central announced on Tuesday (Mar. 10) that it was canceling the politically drive, African American heavy sketch comedy show “Chocolate News.”

The show, hosted by David Alan Grier, premiered in October 2008 –and survived for 10 episodes– featured Grier doing various characters impression including that of Maya Angelou.

Grier can currently be seen on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars.

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