Weather.com's Eclipse Live Feed Broadcasts Audio of F-Word
A female voice could be heard saying, "Who the f— is calling the studio?"
Just before Weather.com and Twitter kicked off their live feed of Monday's solar eclipse, audio of people speaking could be heard on the feed.
Amidst music playing and a countdown clock ticking down on the video screen, what sounded like producers prepping for the show came over the audio feed. At one point, a female voice could be heard saying, "Who the fuck is calling the studio?"
The audio was resolved but not before a few viewers called out Weather.com on Twitter. While Weather.com's Twitter account is still @weatherchannel, the IBM-owned website is separate from the Weather Channel TV network.
@weatherchannel Prior to the start of your live coverage of Totality, your audio was on and a woman had used bad language (f...)— Liberty Justice (@LibertyDecency) August 21, 2017
Aug. 21, 2:09 p.m. This story has been updated to clarify that Twitter's livestream was with Weather.com not the Weather Channel TV network, which is a separate entity.