PBS: Ben Affleck Had an ‘Improper Influence’ on ‘Finding Your Roots’

After the Ben Affleck embarrassment, is Finding Your Roots now the kind of show that won’t hush things up on the say-so of a Hollywood star?

Sounds like PBS isn’t sure: It says an internal review has “determined that the series co-producers violated PBS standards by failing to shield the creative and editorial process from improper influence” and that it will delay the show’s third series until it hires an independent genealogist and an extra fact-checker. More on the story on Newser