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Fox Loses Broadcast During World Series

It’s not just you: during the bottom of the 4th inning of tonight’s World Series game from Kansas City, Fox’s broadcast cut out. After a few seconds Fox cut to a clearly confused Dan O’Toole in the studio, who explained that power was lost to Fox’s truck, and got Dontrelle Willis to blab about god knows what.

After a few minutes video from Kansas City resumed, with MLB International’s feed being piped in while Fox works to get their shit together. Viewers at home didn’t miss a thing, however: the game was delayed because no Fox apparently meant no replay.


Eventually enough important people realized that baseball has been played for 150 years without replay, and agreed to resume the game. The game is now being broadcast again, except for those Google Fiber subscribers who are unfortunate enough to live in Kansas City.

On the plus side: No Joe Buck or Harold Reynolds!

Update (9:41 p.m.): While the Fox feed is still down, Joe Buck is back, broadcasting on the MLB International feed. :(


Update (10:03 p.m.): Here’s video from KCTV 5 in Kansas City of the Fox crew scurrying to get their truck back online (h/t Stephen).


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