Ryan Seacrest Offers Sober Reflections on CNN's Drunken New Year's History

Up until someone disparages a steadfast band of arena rockers, everything is amusing.

CNN's producers decided in November to put breaks in this year's broadcast's shenanigans and pop a cork 

Chris Licht, the chairman and CEO of CNN, determined that on-camera drinking undermined CNN employees' 

Cohen will probably reel it in as well, according to the implied meaning, at least according to how Seacrest seemed to have read it.

Although I'm not sure when the custom of drinking during the show began, it's undoubtedly a good idea.

This is a direct reference to last year, when Cohen referred to the guests on the ABC programme as "Ryan Seacrest's group of losers"