“My first instinct, without having seen anything, was that we probably shouldn’t do that. My thought was that even though it’s going on the Internet, it’s still representing NBC. But I hadn’t seen it yet. So I said it would depend on how dirty it was.”
—-Rick Ludwin, the NBC executive responsible for late-night programming, explaining his decision to approve to putting an uncensored version of a SNL skit featuring Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg on YouTube, where it was viewed by 2 million people over the course of a week, speaking in a story in the NYTimes.