WATCH: Awkward Prompter Mishap Completely Throws Off Newscast
Prompter mishaps, they happen to the best of us. And by “us,” I mean “people who appear on TV for a living.” And one Australian newscaster had quite the awkward moment on Monday night when things appeared to be operating at a level befitting Ron Burgundy.
Nick Butler noticeably switched to reading off his script instead of looking into the prompter, presumably due to whatever issue was happening. And things appeared to be going fine… until a part of the script was missing.
Butler searched around for the missing pages, repeatedly apologized for what was going on, and tried to cut to some b-roll. It, however, was not the b-roll he was expecting. He ended, “That was a bit of a nightmare, sorry about those technical issues.”
Watch the video below, via Channel 10:
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