Tonight was A.J. Clemente's first night at the anchor desk for Bismarck NBC affiliate KFYR. Things did not go well for A.J.

Admittedly he was a bit nervous beforehand, and admitted so on Twitter:


His postmortem was brief.

That's okay, A.J., a Mountaineer always bounces back from adversity.

h/t to Scott Schroeder

Update (9:10 p.m.): A.J.'s been suspended, which is fuckin' bullshit.

Update (11:12 p.m.): Here's how KFYR opened their 10 p.m. newscast, sans A.J. and with an apology:

Update (12:04 p.m.): A.J. has been fired.