CNBC Exec: We Got the Aquaman Joke

TVNewser clarifies the video clip of CNBC’s Joe Kernan appearing to reference Aquaman, a fictitious film that is part of HBO’s Entourage plot, without irony.

In the earlier segment, Kernen said: “These numbers are staggering, reminds me of Entourage, Aquaman, when they finally got the numbers there.” Since most viewers heard that segment, Kernen didn’t mention Entourage the second time around. As a CNBC spokesman, said, “there are always quick cultural references” on Squawk Box.

OK, so Kernen got it. Not too sure about those million YouTube viewers, though.

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