So after 2 HR investigations & multiple negative press stories, what was CBS' response? The network & studio gave Kern a brand-new 2 year deal & he kept working for NCIS NOLA. A show set in a multi-racial city with Black characters. 2 years ago.
In doing #MeToo reporting & other work, I've come across horror stories of people in power in TV saying & doing racist things. A big reason the 2nd HR investigation of former NCIS NOLA EP Brad Kern happened in 2016 due to colleagues' reactions to alleged racist comments & actions