Many of you may have missed the Thursday Night Football game between the Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers. However, you might be interested to know that many people that tuned into CBS or NFL Network for Thursday Night Football also missed a portion of the game action.

As the Chargers faced a third-and-11 with under five minutes to go in the third quarter, the CBS/NFL Network broadcast cut to a promo of Matt LeBlanc’s new sitcom:

Twitter reacted as you would expect Twitter to react:

This is either CBS really trying to get your attention on this Matt LeBlanc show, or someone on the production crew making a pretty massive mistake. (Out of curiosity, have you already forgotten the name of that new show?) Either way, it’s a bad look and left many viewers unhappy.

Eventually, CBS got back to the game broadcast, and viewers got to see the Chargers actually hold onto a lead late — despite their best efforts to blow it — for a 21-13 victory over the defending champs.

About Matt Clapp

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