Viewers tuning in to Lousville’s WHAS yesterday night for ABC programs “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice” were instead greeted with an error message (pictured).
“WHAS11 experienced a power outage Thursday night, which caused a disruption in our broadcast,” the station posted on their website. “A transformer blew outside of the WHAS11 News on Chestnut Street. It happened around 9 p.m. WHAS11 does have an LG&E backup, but it failed.”
Programming was restored at 11:20 p.m.., which is normally a newscast on the ABC-affiliate. The station aired the syndicated “Entertainment Tonight” to fill the rest of the timeslot. Read more