Thursday, February 05, 2009
It's not exactly porn, but a 118th minute goal by Everton was missed by thousands who tuned in to watch the team's matchup in the Merseyside derby against Liverpool. Right before Dan Gosling kicked the winning goal, English broadcaster ITV jumped to a commercial, and while some viewers got back in time to witness the excellent goal....most just saw this....
How maddening must that be? At least in the porn incident, Arizona fans got to see the Fitzgerald TD. In this case, the timing was just awful. ITV has rightfully been getting hammered by viewers, but this isn't even the first incident with the channel this year. During a match between Histon and Leeds, the network accidentally ran dressing room footage of a naked player.
Michael Grade makes TV apology for goal blunder in Everton v Liverpool clash (Times Online)