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Sports presenter: 'time for women's naked relay'

The Local/rm · 12 Dec 2011, 10:28

Published: 12 Dec 2011 10:28 GMT+01:00

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”They didn't seem aware that they we're on air. Suddenly the reporter says 'Hi and welcome to the women's naked relay',” said Johanna Engström to daily Aftonbladet.

The TV4 Premium is a pay service, were subscribers don't have to have their viewing experience interrupted by commercials. Instead, they get 15 minutes extra live coverage of the event. On Sunday, however, something went wrong.

According to Engström, the reporters didn't seem at all aware that they were live.

Instead they were doing sound checks and preparing to go on and generally goofing around.

”It is obviously not family friendly to watch the biathlon any longer,” said the disappointed Engström, who thinks that presenters ought to think about what they are saying.

However, according to the editor, Fredrik Olofson, he did not hear any such comment uttered by the presenters. In an email to Aftonbladet he said that things can often get a bit rowdy before a show airs.

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“But if the reporter said something like that while we were rehearsing I will naturally remind him that we shouldn't be silly in rehearsal,” said Olofson to the paper.

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Your comments about this article

14:30 December 12, 2011 by riose
Watching a biathlon with the kids: Quality family time :P
15:24 December 12, 2011 by StockholmSam
You would think these 'professionals' would know that you never goof around when a camera or microphone is anywhere nearby. Dolts.
16:34 December 12, 2011 by spo10
That guy should not only be "reminded" but be sacked. If you're on TV, you always need to be careful and not goof off carelessly.
20:58 December 12, 2011 by Vill
I would rather see a Women's Naked Biathlon. Rifles, skis, naked women, and cold temperatures. Mmmmmm....
22:44 December 12, 2011 by salalah
@riose; LOL

why would the family be so upset?

They actually showed naked guys dancing on "Talangjakten" and nobody objected...

I was feeling nausea, though...
07:12 December 13, 2011 by Decedo
Where is this 'naked women's relay' they speak of, and how can I sign up for that service?
22:35 December 13, 2011 by salalah
Knäckebrödsdansen-Talang 2009 Nakna killar
17:21 December 16, 2011 by tadchem
So they never *actually* showed the women's naked relay?

Will the relay be showing up on YouTube?
16:30 January 13, 2012 by mikewhite
TYPO - "**where** subscribers don't have to have their viewing [experience] interrupted by commercials"
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