This Channel airs 13 seconds porn clip during weather broadcast

Washington: A television station based in Washington accidentally aired 13 seconds of porn during a weather broadcast on 17 October during their 6pm newscast.

The incident took place at 6.30 pm weather broadcast of the CBS affiliate channel KREM. Meteorologist Michelle Boss seemed unaware of the explicit clip airing behind her as she told viewers that the state would experience bonus days” of hot weather, with warm temperatures expected to hit the region.

Fellow anchor Cody Proctor also didn’t react to the X-rated clip as it aired in the top left corner of the screen. The clip was later stopped and the channel then zoomed in on the weather maps being displayed.

Later, the channel apologised for the incident the same day and said that they were “diligently working to make sure something like this doesn’t happen again.

Police are currently investigating the matter, although no one has been held responsible so far, according to a report in the Daily Mail.

The channel is cooperating with the investigation. The statement said that the broadcast of the clip led to the department receiving calls from many citizens, who were left disturbed by the images.

Earlier, in July 2012, WDBJ was fined $325,000 by the Federal Communications Agency for “sexually explicit clip of an adult film website” during an evening news report.

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