Anchor Apologizes For ‘F-ing That Chicken’

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Daily News

Veteran New York anchor Ernie Anastos is in hot water with WNYW/Channel 5 brass for seeming to let an F-bomb get on the air.

“We are disappointed with Ernie’s comment on the air Thursday night,” Lew Leone, Channel 5 vice president and general manager, said in a statement.

Anastos apologized for “his use of inappropriate language” on Thursday night’s 10 o’clock news.

Anastos appears to have dropped the mother of all swear words in an off-the-cuff exchange with weatherman Nick Gregory. More…

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