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March 13, 2017 11:25 pm  #1


Hello? CTV News?

That was strange.
I was watching CTV (Toronto) 11:30 news. The last 3 (or so) minutes of news did not air.
They went to ads "more news after the break", then came back to a black screen.
A minute later the CTV Toronto symbol popped up, but the screen stayed black.
They went to more ads, then came back to a black screen again, then more ads and an ad for CTV news, then all of a sudden everything was fine just in time for Trevor Noah's show.

What happened?  

 

March 14, 2017 9:00 pm  #2


Re: Hello? CTV News?

Gremlins. And then more gremlins.

 

March 15, 2017 6:07 am  #3


Re: Hello? CTV News?

It sounds like someone pulled the plug to prevent the real news from ever airing.

 

March 15, 2017 8:33 pm  #4


Re: Hello? CTV News?

  Speaking of strange happenings on the late CFTO News, they ran a "breaking news" item a few nights ago that Donald Trump announced he would have a cabinet meeting the next day.  US cabinet meetings are mostly meaningless, so how was this news -- especially to us in the Great White North?  Very strange, indeed.