BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — TV’s “New Girl,” “Parenthood” and “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” have been recognized for supporting green initiatives by the Environmental Media Association. The organization presented its Environmental Media Awards on Saturday during a gala dinner that also celebrated its 25th anniversary. Board member Ed Begley Jr., lauded the Environmental Media Association for […]
An accidental technical glitch at the New Orleans Fox affiliate caused 1 minute and 24 seconds of Sunday’s (May 4) Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey to be abruptly overrun with a news promo, a seat-belt-safety public-service announcement and commercials. The problem: The interruption occurred while host Neil DeGrasse Tyson was in the middle of a discussion about how global climate change millions of years ago set the stage for the primates-to-humans evolutionary journey.
During Sunday’s telecast of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos, Oklahoma City’s Fox affiliate KOKH cut away from a segment discussing evolution to air a promo of the local news. After a Cosmos fan uploaded video on YouTube and pointed out the awkward edit, KOKH released a statement on Twitter saying it was due to “operator error and we regret the error.”