Computer Problem Interrupts WFOR News

By Andrew Gauthier 


A problem with a piece of computerized equipment in the WFOR studios Tuesday afternoon caused a number of problems within the television station, resulting in an interruption in Monday’s Oprah broadcast for all viewers and audio difficulties during CBS4 News at 5 for many viewers.

The cause of the problem was unclear, but there were two results. The first caused a complete interruption of Oprah for all viewers for more than 15 minutes, as a ‘Weather Alert” image was displayed on the screen. When that problem was corrected for most viewers, some customers of Comcast Cable continued to experience a loss of program sound. More…