The Hollywood Reporter | Oops

TORONTO – Canada has a new home for hard news.

Hamilton, Ontario-based TV station CHCH Television apologized Friday to shocked viewers after its local morning newscast was interrupted by roughly three minutes of hardcore gay pornography.

A red-faced CHCH news director Mike Katrycz said the offending porn originated at a local cable company, which inadvertently inserted the wrong programming after repairing some cut cable lines.

“In the splicing together, unfortunately, some inappropriate content went to air,” he said in a video that aired on the CHCH website.

It turns out master control had to make frantic efforts to pull the porn content off the air, as it originated off-site.

 

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