Early bloopers on Fox Business Network
Rachel Sklar writes on The Huffington Post Monday about some of the gaffes that occurred during the first hours of Fox Business Network.
Sklar wrote, “In the meantime, we set our DVR and watched from 6 a.m. to see for ourselves. Verdict: Jovial and jocular (and actually jock-ular given the number of sports-related stories), visually pleasing, with toothily winsome ‘Money For Breakfast’ anchor Alexis Glick beaming so hard her eyes crinkled (seriously, getting a screengrab of her smiling with her eyes open is a challenge). (NB: There is a ‘Money for breakfast and the chicks for free’ joke in here somewhere, given FBN’s already-buzzed-about penchant for pretty ladies and tapping of contributors whose on-camera appeal might not necessarily derive from a business resume. I want my Fox Biz TV?)
“But â€” even a micro-managed Roger Ailes coup d’Ã©tat isn’t immune from bloopers. Question: What’s a bigger deal, something not working or something being wrong? Anchor Peter Barnes reported from Times Square on a sleek Bugati speedster, and hyped what would happen when he slid behind the wheel â€” and then nothing. Aw! Sometimes it happens (NB check out his scribbled and note-laden script). Not ideal, but these things happen. More of a concern is a blatant error made by Jenna Lee, who reported that McDonalds in London would be offering Free WiFi, ‘taking a page from the Starbucks playbook.’ That is roundly incorrect: Starbucks does not provide free WiFi.”
Read more here, including Alexis Glick calling presidential candidate Hillary Clinton by her first name on the air instead of Sen. Clinton.