ESPNU Gets Pornographic

Monday, May 04, 2009


It wasn't that long ago that we were sharing with you the Super Bowl Edition of channel's that randomly switch to porn, and today we've got the ESPNU edition for you. Via Deadspin....

There can't be that many people watching ESPNU at 3:17AM, but on Saturday there was at least one, and he got a little surprise while hunting for a late-night sports fix (very NSFW).

An insomniac Deadspin reader was flipping through the channels in his south Texas abode early Saturday morning (or late Friday night, if you prefer) when this not-unpleasing-to-the-eye image gave him pause. Thankfully, for the good of humanity, he had a camera handy. Either Time Warner Cable is having trouble keeping the porn out of their non-porn feeds or an ESPNU employee was making a strong statement about Duke basketball.
Well that's certainly unfortunate. Although, I'm pretty sure that less than ten people were watching ESPNU at three in the morning. The bigger question though, is how this actually happens. I've never seen anything like this happen on my cable, and of course, am completely jealous of said accounts.

If you would like to see the porno, feel free to click over to Deadspin. It is definitely NSFW though.

ESPNU/Time Warner Cable Experiencing Technical Difficulties, Porn (NSFW) (Deadspin)

Posted by Awful Announcing at 9:51 AM

4 Comments:

This is what happens when you let Woody Paige run the station.

GMoney said...
May 4, 2009, 10:49:00 AM  

Jay Mariotti's a porno hound too, isn't he, GMoney?

Brad James said...
May 4, 2009, 1:52:00 PM  

ESPNU is merely giving it's viewers the typical experience that college students have at 3:17 AM.

JFein said...
May 4, 2009, 8:15:00 PM  
freefun0616 said...
Sep 26, 2009, 8:24:00 AM  

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