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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: John Oliver attends the 11th Annual Stand Up for Heroes Event presented by The New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Bob Woodruff Foundation)

We love a shout out, but sometimes they’re not always for the best reasons.

One of the biggest news stations in the Queen City just got called out on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.” The episode deals with questionable sponsored content practices on local news channels.

Being more specific, when companies or people will pay to promote products through interviews, that to the viewer come off more as health information.

Charlotte wasn’t alone in being called out though; a lot of states and stations were called out in the 21 minute clip, and some stations even fell for a prank done by Oliver’s team to prove a point.

Check out the Charlotte clip below:

Sponsored Content: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

John Oliver explains why the integrity of local news is so important, how sponsored content could damage that integrity, and why the Venus Veil is so much mo...