Presenter's awkward act on live TV

·News Reporter
·1-min read

A TV news presenter has shown viewers “the perils of live television” after the camera operator cut to him by mistake.

Ben Brown, a presenter for the BBC in the UK, was on TV recently when the camera cut to him after a segment.

The presenter, unaware he was back on live TV, was seen yawning.

BBC presenter Ben Brown is pictured yawning on air.
BBC presenter Ben Brown realises he's back on the air. Source: BBC

Brown quickly recomposed himself though as he realised he was on camera.

He later tweeted an apology.

“I was at the end of a long shift after a 5am start when the director cut to me by mistake,” he tweeted.

“The perils of live TV.”

On Twitter, people believed the apology wasn’t necessary.

“Proves that you are not a robot,” one man tweeted.

“I love these bloopers.”

Another man thanked him for the laugh given “they are in short supply today” after the UK moved to bring in heavier lockdown rules to counter a spike in Covid-19.

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