Editor's Note: If this isn't marijuana going mainstream, I don't know what is. (Wait, I said that about "vape" being Oxford Dictionary's Word of the Year, too.) Well, MSNBC featuring a marijuana show tops Oxford's Word of the Year. And, as I have said before, this isn't the last we're going to see of mainstream market TV shows–I'm completely expecting either "The Marijuana Show" to be picked up by mainstream TV or something like it to be created.
Six-Part Series Airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT, Special Sneak Peek Beginning on November 28
This Thanksgiving weekend, MSNBC will premiere “Pot Barons of Colorado.” The six-part documentary series will air Sundays at 10pm ET/PT beginning November 30th, with a special Sneak Peek airing Friday, November 28th. Produced by MSNBC’s Longform Unit and Triple Threat TV, the series follows the stories of Colorado-based ‘pot barons’ who will risk everything to secure a foothold in the rapidly expanding world of recreational marijuana use.
On New Year’s Day 2014, the nation’s first legal recreational marijuana dispensaries opened in Colorado. The demand for legal weed stunned the experts, effectively launching a 21st century “green rush.” From dispensaries to grow houses, “Pot Barons of Colorado” delves into the thrilling and suspenseful world of Colorado’s recreational marijuana businesses as they race to cash in on this unprecedented boom.