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Posted Wednesday 1/24/18 at 1:23PM EST
Enthusiastic Price is Right contestant accidentally knocks Drew Carey to the ground
Carey nearly fell off the stage on Wednesday's show after an excited contestant grabbed the host to hug him, tumbling Carey to the floor.
Posted Tuesday 1/23/18 at 2:19PM EST
Tiffany Haddish received praise for flubbing the names of Oscar nominees
The comedian helped turn this morning’s nomination announcement into must-see TV while announcing the Oscar nominees before dawn with Andy Serkis. Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya was one of the names Haddish humorously struggled with, pronouncing it "Daniel Coolye” and, in her second try, "Daniel Kalua.” "He knows his name," she quipped. Best adapted screenplay nominee Michael H. Wilber was happy to have Haddish butcher his name. "Tiffany Haddish can mispronounce my name any way she wants! WOOOOOOO," he wrote on Twitter.
Posted Sunday 1/14/18 at 1:04PM EST
Sam Rockwell let an F-bomb slip on SNL, while NBC allowed an uncensored “sh*thole” in certain parts of the country
The accidental F-bomb came when an in-character Rockwell said, “You can’t be this f*cking stupid” during a PBS kids show sketch. Meanwhile on “Weekend Update,” Colin Jost tackled President Trump’s reported “sh*thole” comment, saying: “S-holes – that’s what NBC asked us to say, by the way, even though the president can say sh*thole. Oops.” Apparently both expletives aired uncensored in the Eastern and Central time zones. But in the Pacific and Mountain time zones — where SNL airs live in primetime — they were censored. (Rick Ludwin, the longtime former head of NBC late-night, tweeted: “Have been multiple audio drops in the West Coast #SNL live (but digitally delayed by a few secs) feed, which airs before 10pm.”
Posted Saturday 1/13/18 at 2:57PM EST
Hawaiians watching TV this morning were greeted with a “THIS IS NOT A DRILL” missile threat alert
Watch the false Emergency Alert System message that rankled viewers of Hawaiian television this morning.
Posted Friday 1/12/18 at 2:44PM EST
CNN admits it used a photo of another woman in promoting its Patricia Hearst docuseries
Hearst pointed out the error, tweeting: “Who is this poor woman (not me) that CNN is using in their promos for Jeffrey Toobin’s upcoming ‘original series’ romanticizing rape #MeToo”? CNN said the error was due to a mix-up by the photo agency Getty, which has tweeted out an apology.
Posted Wednesday 11/29/17 at 2:16PM EST
CBS didn’t edit out a model's epic fall on Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
Last week, People magazine said “don’t expect to see this moment in the final cut of the fashion show when it airs on CBS,” referring to Chinese model Ming Xi’s fall. People pointed out that Victoria’s Secret usually tapes two run-throughs so any fall could be edited out. Yet CBS decided to show the fall anyway.
Posted Monday 11/20/17 at 11:08PM EST
A bus obstructed The Weather Channel’s view of the Georgia Dome's implosion
You can hear the cameraman’s frustration with the blocked view as the bus pulled in front of the camera at the worst time.
Posted Wednesday 11/15/17 at 1:33PM EST
Brazilian Outlander fans were exposed to X-rated subtitles
Both Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan reacted to the mishap on Twitter.
Posted Wednesday 11/01/17 at 7:58PM EDT
Wendy Williams jokes “I was trending all day” before tearfully recounting her on-air collapse
“First of all, I was trending all day — fabulous,” she said this morning “But a lot of people thought that was a joke. No, that was a not a joke. I don’t want to fall. I’m a tall woman, and it’s a long way down. I’m also a woman of a particular age, and I’m not trying to break anything. Also I don’t do stunts and jokes for you like that. I don’t need that.”
Posted Tuesday 10/31/17 at 2:03PM EDT
Wendy Williams fainting on live TV was terrifying to watch
Since Williams’ talk show airs live on the East Coast, the clip of her fainting while dressed as the Statue of Liberty “flew around Twitter as startled viewers tried to figure out what happened,” says Emily Yahr. After a commercial break, Williams was back on air. “That was not a stunt,” she told her audience. “I was overheated in my costume, I did pass out. But you know what? I’m a champ, and I’m back.” Paramedics were later spotted arriving at the studio. Williams' spokesperson later released a statement saying: “She is dehydrated and is on her way home for a good day and nite of sleep. She has been examined by medical professionals and is well.”
Posted Monday 10/02/17 at 6:58AM EDT
Netflix accidentally pulls Gilmore Girls, upsetting fans like Lin-Manuel Miranda
“I WAS ONLY ON SEASON THREEEEEEEEEE,” Miranda tweeted Sunday upon learning that the beloved show had suddenly disappeared from Netflix. Netflix quickly rectified the situation, which also caught the attention of Lauren Graham.
Posted Thursday 9/28/17 at 4:23PM EDT
Did NBC scold Debra Messing for her Megyn Kelly diss?
Page Six reports that the Will & Grace star got a stern warning for her Instagram comments that she regrets going on Megyn Kelly Today and was “dismayed” by Kelly’s awkward gay joke. A source close to the actress, however, says Messing got no such warning.
- Jane Fonda on Kelly’s plastic surgery inquiry: “Seemed like the wrong time and place to ask that question"
A Megyn Kelly Today cameraman accidentally stepped in front of the camera today and said “sh*t
Posted Monday 9/25/17 at 1:26PM EDT
Netflix children’s show penis drawing was a “bad joke” by one of 150 artists working on the production
The artist who inserted the penis drawing into Maya the Bee has yet to be identified and punished.
Posted Thursday 9/21/17 at 2:45PM EDT
Report: NBC may have leaked Lawrence O’Donnell meltdown tape as punishment for his public contract negotiations
Page Six reports that the belief is that senior NBC News staffers leaked the expletive-laden clip to Mediaite: “Sources connected with the leak tell Page Six the video was slipped to the site as a broadcast-quality digital clip — and that only a handful of people are believed to be capable of accessing and transmitting such a file. Multiple sources tell us that O’Donnell angered NBC honcho Andy Lack — who also oversees MSNBC — in May by tweeting to fans about his contract negotiations. “
Posted Tuesday 9/12/17 at 3:42PM EDT
ESPN reporter explains his cringeworthy Monday Night Football moment
Sergio Dipp of ESPN Deportes was never shown again during the broadcast after flubbing his ESPN debut last night on the second MNF game, resulting in near-instant Twitter infamy. So, Dipp posted a video on Twitter explaining what happened.