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.
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.
CNN International anchor Jonathan Mann was talking about a climate change study when he announced that humans had ‘hunted the dildo into extinction’. Sure, he immediately corrected his slip up, changing the dildo into Dodo, but the ship has already sailed. The blooper already made it to David Letterman‘s show, who poked fun at CNN’s [...]
Sky Sports News anchor Hayley McQueen has an unfortunate on-air slip of the tongue while reading a segment about Chelsea manager José Mourinho, informing us he is ‘still hungry for sex’. The last time this kind of a Freudian slip happened, a reporter lost her job. I hope Sky Sports executives are less uptight about [...]
Lindsay Nadrich, a field reporter for KHQ-TV, drops two F-bombs live on the air, but the best part of this broadcast was the reaction of the news anchor in the studio.
Huntsville, Alabama news anchor Jillian Pavlica started reading her own marriage proposal on the teleprompter during a live tv broadcast on Fox 54. Pavlica thought she was reading a breaking news report, but turned out it was a surprise from her boyfriend Vince…
Kyle Dyer, Denver’s 9News anchor, was bitten in the face by a dog during a live broadcast, Wednesday morning. Dyer was conducting an interview about the rescue of Max, an 85-pound Argentine Dogo that fell into freezing cold Smith Reservoir in Lakewood, Colorado, on Tuesday afternoon, while chasing a coyote. Warning: disturbing video! Dyer was [...]
KSAT 12 News anchor Mark Austin got pranked during a live TV broadcast of Good Morning San Antonio.
Russia’s REN TV news anchor Tatiana Limanova was reading a report about APEC Leaders Summit in Honolulu when she decided to give someone a middle finger. The question is: was she flipping off Barack Obama, Russian president Dmitry Medvedev or the viewers?