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Killjoy Reporter Ruins Everyone's Sledding Fun
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Killjoy Reporter Ruins Everyone’s Sledding Fun [VIDEO]

During snowy weather, it's apparently a tradition to sled down Queen Anne Hill in Seattle despite the dangers of oncoming traffic. During a report on this activity, Meg Coyle of King 5 News had the nerve to suggest that sledders wear helmets.

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Does This Weather Map Drawing Look Like Something Naughty? [IMAGE]

The Midwest will never be the sexiest part of the United States -- particularly in the winter when everybody is bundling up in bulky jackets.

However, this Chicago WGN 9 map of a weather pattern moving down from the Great Lakes to St. Louis and Cincinnati definitely puts the region in a racier than usual light.  It also suggests the graphics department at the station is staffed by 13-year old boys.

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Newscaster Falls Hard For Teleprompter Prank From ‘Anchorman’ [VIDEO]

Weatherman Brian Niznansky of NBC26 in Green Bay, Wisconsin cemented his spot in the Ron Burgundy Hall of Shame when he proved that, like Will Ferrell's famous 'Anchorman' character, he will read anything that is put on the Teleprompter.

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Reporter Makes Hilarious On-Air Flub During Live Storm Coverage [NSFW VIDEO]

We've all seen reporters doing a live remote during a snowstorm. Whether it's an inch of snow that has fallen or a foot, the reporter will be out there, telling us what traffic is like and maybe picking up some snow to see if they can make a snowball.

The reporter in the clip below probably wishes he wasn't out in the cold and probably wishes he could have a do-over with this report.

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Weatherman Throws Hissy Fit and Storms Off Live on Air [VIDEO]

Henry DiCarlo, the meteorologist for Los Angeles' KTLA5, was supposed to do the weather during a segment on the Salvation Army's annual Christmas fundraising efforts. But he didn't like the time he was given to do his segment. So what did he do? Walked off camera live on the air.

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Is This Slurring News Anchor Drunk on Live TV? [VIDEO]

During a 10PM live broadcast on Sunday, KEYC-TV anchor Annie Stensrud slurred and bumbled her way through the news, leading some to speculate that she may have been drunk on the air.

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Kids Derails Hanukkah Candle Lighting on Live TV
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Bratty Kid Pranks Hanukkah Candle Lighting on Live TV [VIDEO]

In this vintage clip from 1979, some kid -- some little nudnik -- derails the lighting of the first Hanukkah candle on live TV by seriously misbehaving.

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Robin Robinson Says Santa Doesn't Exist
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Grinchy News Anchor Says Santa’s Not Real [VIDEO]

Ever since Virginia O'Hanlon wrote The New York Sun asking if Santa Claus was real, the media has treated the existence of the jolly old elf as sacred. Until now.

During a live broadcast on Tuesday, Robin Robinson of Fox News Chicago loudly proclaimed there is no Santa. What a Scrooge!

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Fire Alarm During Live NBC News Broadcast Is No Match For Brian Williams [VIDEO]

A fire alarm went off during Tuesday's NBC's 'Nightly News' broadcast, creating a distraction during a story about American Airlines filing for bankruptcy.

Thankfully, super-smooth newscaster Brian Williams was in the anchor desk to face off against the fire alarm with his signature unflappable charm. 

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Reporter Makes Goofy Face After Prankster Scares Her [VIDEO]

News reporters have a tough gig -- they have to adjust their demeanor depending on the story they're talking about, oftentimes switching moods in a matter of moments. It's harder than it looks.

This particular reporter, KDVR Denver's Ginger Delgado, went even one better -- during a remote report, some jokester stepped in front of the camera, causing Delgado to go from serious to ZOMG WHAT'S THAT and right back to serious again in about two seconds flat without missing a beat.

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Is This TV Reporter Rude For Scolding a Kid For Waving? [VIDEO]

Like many before him, the poor kid in the video below reacts to seeing a TV news crew by waving enthusiastically at the camera. Fox New York reporter Julie Chang wasn't having any of his nonsense this time, and sternly tells the youngster to stop.

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Barry Deley Wins Lottery On the Air
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Barry Deley, Canadian Sports Anchor, Wins $2.5 Million Dollar Lottery Live on the Air [VIDEO]

In this hilarious clip, Barry Deley, a British-Columbian sports anchor, wins a house worth $2.5 million live on the air. When the winning name is drawn, it quickly dawns on the news team that it's their own sportscaster, so they call him for a reaction. Turns out, he was shopping for groceries when he got the big news. 

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TV Reporter Shrivels Up as Building Demolition Goes on Behind Him [VIDEO]

This reporter tells the audience that a building is scheduled to be demolished in five minutes right as it explodes behind him. He compounds the gaffe by having a less-than-manly response to the unexpected development. Watch his terrified reaction below.

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Reporter Takes a Tumble During Zombie Attack at Haunted House [VIDEO]

When it comes to serious haunted houses, if they want to scare you, they're probably going to scare you. So as much as ABC 7's Kimberly Craig was hoping to walk out of Pontiac, Michigan's 4-story, Guinness World Record holding Erebus Haunted Attraction with little more than a few goosebumps, ultimately she wound helpless on the floor, surrounded by zombies.

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News Reporter Is Unfazed by Car Crash Happening Behind Her [VIDEO]

Two car crashes taking place directly behind TV journalist Alison Ariotti as she gives a live report from an Australian street, turns out not particularly newsworthy.

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