So I'm channel hopping last night and land on QVC, which is hawking an extendable ladder. A lady chatterer and a rep from the ladder company and making the pitch, while another QVC team member is setting the ladder up to "clean" a decorative window, as found in the cathedral-ceilinged suburban boats now being built. He goes up the ladder and starts to clean with a duster, loses his footing and crashes 10 feet to the studio floor. Camera stays there for less than one second, just before the twitch viewers can feel is coming. Chatterer & rep keep on talking... a minute later, she says, We hope Kevin is okay. He is moving.
Live TV, a dying art.Posted by dbrown at September 08, 2003 12:29 PM