Glitch Leads To Adult Video On Kids Channels In Triangle, Goldsboro

Time Warner Cable Inc. says an "equipment failure" caused preview clips for adult programming to appear on two North Carolina channels dedicated for kids.

Company spokeswoman Melissa Buscher said the problem lasted for about two hours Tuesday morning in areas around Raleigh. She said several parents called to report the problem.

Buscher says the problem appeared on two "Kids on Demand" channels.

Those channels were showing viewers a list of children's programming, but preview videos appearing on the right-hand corner showed adult programming instead.

Time Warner received reports of the problem in Cary, Morrisville, Garner and Goldsboro. Buscher says the company regrets the glitch and has fixed the problem so it won't happen again.

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  • by Anonymous Location: Greenville on Mar 17, 2010 at 08:09 AM
    Will Suddenlink do this too? Please...
  • by Jethro Bodine Location: New Bern on Mar 16, 2010 at 08:54 PM
    Bert & Ernie aren't just roommates.
  • by Jeff Location: Winterville on Mar 16, 2010 at 05:04 PM
  • by daddy Location: greenville on Mar 16, 2010 at 04:53 PM
    Mommy....what is barny doing to that lady? i could only imagine the questions that came out of this! No pun intended!
  • by OSOC Location: Washington on Mar 16, 2010 at 04:50 PM
    Was this the all Massa channel?
  • by Dar Location: Wilmar on Mar 16, 2010 at 01:19 PM
    Those that allowed this should be held accountable. What a disgrace.
  • by Christy Canyon Location: El Segundo on Mar 16, 2010 at 12:55 PM
    chicky bow chicky bow chicky bow bow wow wow wow.
  • by Darren Location: Kill Devil Hills on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:56 AM
    I wonder what the kids would be thinking on that one. The adults are probably getting outraged over something little like that.
  • by bikinibare on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:47 AM
    Early easter bunny shows...heheheeee
  • by Anonymous on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:28 AM
    Nice. I love the graphic for this one.
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