A Ukrainian honor guard accidentally knocked off his hat with a saber, but managed to catch it with his sheath, during the arrival ceremony for Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev who met Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovich in Kiev, on Monday. The best part is not the guard’s smooth recovery, but the way both presidents barely kept straight faces through the blunder.
Lauren Podell, a reporter for Detroit’s Local 4 News, drops a loud f-bomb during live morning newscast after getting frustrated with her earpiece…
A reporter from Omsk, Russia, demonstrates how NOT to use a fire extinguisher…
WFSB weatherman Scot Haney accidentally ate cat vomit during a news report on the CBS affiliate in Hartford, Conn.
BBC news anchor Simon McCoy appeared on live tv holding a stack of printing paper after mistaking it for an iPad. According to a BBC spokesperson, the two items were sitting next to each other and, in the rush of live news, McCoy didn’t have an opportunity to swap them, so he simply went with it.
During a live tv segment on Japan’s public broadcasting network NHK, one news staffer walked into the shot unaware that an interview is in progress. Her reaction was adorably funny:
Unaware she is on the air, weather woman Lidija Marković starts dancing on Serbian national TV program ‘Ovo je Srbija’ (This is Serbia), prompting the news anchor to say that ‘we didn’t get the complete information but the weather will be nice for the weekend’.
Boston’s Fox 25 News reporter Melissa Mahan didn’t realize she was on the air, while Dutch TV’s Dionne Stax startled herself on camera during NOS Journaal broadcast. Watch both videos below:
Lena Alwash, a news anchor on Moroccan Medi1 TV, was interrupted during a live broadcast when her daughter decided to drop in and return a cell phone.
ABC 12 News reporter Siobhan Riley unintentionally drew a penis while drawing out an area in Saginaw, Michigan, that might be affected by construction work. Who knows what was she thinking at the time, but there’s no mistake – that map doodle looks exactly like a giant penis.