TV Station Interrupts Sudden Death-Winning Putt To Report On Weather

Savannah golf fans watching the final, tournament-winning putt of the Heritage Classic at Hilton Head on local CBS affiliate WTOC never saw Jim Furyk’s birdie in sudden death, nor his energetic celebration. That’s because a weatherman broke in at the very moment of tension to report that there were no tornado watches,… » 4/19/15 7:21pm Sunday 7:21pm

Dong Pizza With Mushroom Balls Makes Way To South Bend Television

South Bend NBC affiliate WNDU covered bigoted pizzeria Memories Pizza on its evening newscast tonight, highlighting the hundreds of thousands of dollars anti-gay extremists have donated to the restaurant’s GoFundMe campaign as well as the vandalism that tolerance-seeking enthusiasts have posted to Memories Pizza’s… » 4/02/15 7:18pm 4/02/15 7:18pm

L.A. Police Chase Results In Live, Televised Gunfight

A man police say is suspected of kidnapping led Los Angeles officers on a chase through south L.A. before stepping out of his car and firing a handgun at cops—before taking a barrage of return fire and seeking cover. All four Los Angeles major network affiliates covered the battle live—despite policies that recommend… » 3/13/15 8:50pm 3/13/15 8:50pm

Live Report On Dangerous Driving Conditions Interrupted By Car Wreck

It just keeps happening: a TV reporter's live shot covering bad weather gets the most effective illustration when a car wrecks onscreen. This is from Chattanooga CBS affiliate WDEF last night via reader Jake. We have to ask the question: is it really safe for reporters to be hanging out on road-sides? » 2/26/15 12:06pm 2/26/15 12:06pm

Alabama News Station Reports That Water Freezes When It's Cold

Okay, yes, this is an incredibly silly thing to base a news report on, but please try to remember that these people live in Huntsville, Ala., where the current temperature being 20 degrees is probably making a lot of residents feel like they have been transported to some strange ice planet. It's a crazy time! » 2/19/15 1:32pm 2/19/15 1:32pm

Man Licks His New Jordans During Local News Report On Shoe Release

Ohio's ABC 13 brings us this report on a Jordan 11 release rescheduled to Saturday because of an unruly crowd on Wednesday. Paul Moses was the local news protagonist who bought the shoes at the Franklin Park mall that morning, and he applauded the police's approach on Saturday as being much better than Wednesday's.… » 12/21/14 12:59pm 12/21/14 12:59pm

Houston TV Station Uses NBA2K Screenshot To Report Troy Daniels Trade

The Rockets traded Troy Daniels to the Timberwolves today for Corey Brewer and a draft pick, and Houston Fox affiliate KRIV reported on it during tonight's news. They didn't use an actual photo of Daniels, though; they used a screen shot from the NBA2K video game instead, for some reason. » 12/19/14 11:54pm 12/19/14 11:54pm