Remember when Game 163 boinked The Big Bang Theory from TBS and The Big Bang Theory fans were incensed?
Today, Texas Tech-Oklahoma (a thriller with two top-20 teams going shot-for-shot) started an hour late due to weather, meaning it ran into the game slot for Game 3 of the World Series. So Fox switched it over to Fox News -- why not FX, FXX, or Fox Sports 1, we'll never know. It looked like this:
Much as The Big Bang Theory's removal from the teevee angered some, the lack of news angered some. Really angered some. .
SENSORSHIP, FOX NEWS WAS REPLACED BY SPORTS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE PROGRAM. CHECK YOUR LOCAL TV STATION.— Johnny A (@JohnAlbora) October 26, 2013
@FoxNews Why is Fox News airing the OU & TX Tech Football Game. What has happened. Where is the news— Robin M. Stinson (@ADoggPerson) October 26, 2013
WTF FOX NEWS WHY DID YOU TURN OFF HUCKABEE FOR CRAPPY COLLEGE FOOTBALL?— Mauricio Rubio (@MRubio52) October 26, 2013
Why is Fox News showing football instead of news? What the hell!— Douglas Stangler (@DouglasStangler) October 26, 2013
why is there football on Fox News?— Justin Burker (@jburk3r) October 26, 2013
@foxtv take the stupid football game off of Fox News!!!!!!!— Cole Adams (@ColeyCole2015) October 26, 2013
@FoxNews fox news is being preempted by a football game??????— Martin Augspurger (@56porche) October 26, 2013
Oh yeah … there's some serious Fox News confusion. pic.twitter.com/YD69J47N4M— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) October 26, 2013
Of course, some people had the opposite reaction:
Is Fox News always this good— Jason Kirk (@JasonKirkSBN) October 26, 2013
h/t @lana for finding some of these.