Gotta Watch: TV mishaps
Sometimes the media just doesn't get it right.
June 27th, 2011
08:58 PM ET

Gotta Watch: TV mishaps

Caught on tape – TV mishaps. There's just something about watching an AWKWARD exchange after the wrong winner is announced in front of millions of people on television that keeps viewers tuned in. Check out these major mishaps, which brought laughs, confusion and questions.

And the winner is – Fittingly, BET chose a fan to announce the winner of the Viewer's Choice Award. The problem was the winner's name in the teleprompter didn't match what she had in her hand. The result was one of the most awkward moments in award show history, partly because it pitted two high-profile ex's against each other.

'This is a complete accident' – What is it about live shows and mixing up the winners' names? One Australian TV host was mortified when she announced the winner of a reality TV model competition, only to realize seconds later, she was wrong.

Worst game show ever? – The most painful mistakes often involve money, like in this 2010 game show clip. This couple just knew they had the answer right. The game show said they didn't – and the man and wife team lost $800,000. But as it turned out later, the couple WAS right and the game show was wrong.

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  1. Cesar

    This reminds me of "TV Bloopers," fun to watch.

    June 27, 2011 at 9:23 pm | Report abuse |
  2. L. Ron Howard

    I always think I'm right. Then banasy tells me I'm wrong.

    June 27, 2011 at 9:49 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Cesar

    I'm right. I'm wrong. I'm right. I'm wrong. Oh well, I fell.

    June 27, 2011 at 9:57 pm | Report abuse |
  4. fernace

    @ L. Ron Howard, are you what would happen if Ron Howard & L. Ron Hubbard had a baby??

    June 27, 2011 at 10:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jesus

      Nope he is the s the product of a union between Old Mother Hubbard and Elron the Magnificent (a midget circus magician).

      June 28, 2011 at 11:11 am | Report abuse |
  5. Cesar

    I'm not really into reality shows. I prefer good sid comes like Friends, Cosby, MASH, Everyone Loves Raymond, or Seinfield.

    June 28, 2011 at 7:00 am | Report abuse |
    • Tad

      Cesar, your post is comical for no other reason than your notion of "sid comes"! Keep them "coming".

      June 28, 2011 at 10:39 am | Report abuse |
    • sweetchuks

      SHHH....no one tell Cesar....keep it on the down low, people.

      June 28, 2011 at 10:58 am | Report abuse |
  6. michaelfury

    Who could forget this CNN classic?

    http://michaelfury.wordpress.com/2008/08/18/movers-and-shakers/

    June 28, 2011 at 7:50 am | Report abuse |
  7. Maria Mercer

    Who is the one who make this kind of mistakes? they should be FIRED! maybe is too much drugs on it? it is outrageous, the people in charge making this mistakes it is not funny!

    June 28, 2011 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
    • jimbojones

      "maybe is too much drugs on it?"

      All your base are belong to us. Maybe there is too much drugs on your english.

      June 28, 2011 at 10:47 am | Report abuse |
  8. zigzag

    What are you smoking maria? Or are you taking your meds correctly? You sound high.

    June 28, 2011 at 10:56 am | Report abuse |
  9. EricLr

    If Ron Howard & L. Ron Hubbard had a baby it would be Bryce Howard.

    Oh my god....

    June 28, 2011 at 11:05 am | Report abuse |
  10. Papa N.

    Jeanne Moos is awesome...

    June 28, 2011 at 11:36 am | Report abuse |
    • trigg

      Under the guise of anonymity, I hate Jeanne Moos voice. Its so over dramatic. But I bet you shes not so bad in person.
      So, I hate her, but I dont hate her...

      June 28, 2011 at 6:02 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Me

    i think they should have put colin powell, george w., rummie, and condaleeza with their "smoking gun" and "mission accomplished" "episodes."

    June 28, 2011 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
  12. cds

    Re. $800,0000 mistake–the statement from Fox admitted that "our research was incomplete..." Incomplete? No, it was WRONG. Can't they even say "We were mistaken; the answer we gave was incorrect"? It annoys me when people/corporations/politicians make statements like this which appear to be admitting fault without actually admitting fault.

    June 28, 2011 at 12:18 pm | Report abuse |
  13. SuperLib

    Obama and liberals are always right. Always.

    June 28, 2011 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • AmericanSam

      Yep.

      June 28, 2011 at 1:03 pm | Report abuse |
  14. ManEagle

    Can those contestants actually launch some kind of legal action against the show?? Surely not, no?

    June 28, 2011 at 12:33 pm | Report abuse |
  15. DCV

    They should cough up the $800,000. Or heck, if I was the couple, I'd be happy with $400,000. Saying they can play again is ridiculous.

    June 28, 2011 at 1:24 pm | Report abuse |
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