Newscaster Tells Really, Really Awkward Joke

It was embarrassing for everyone involved.

Like many others in his profession, weatherman Charlie Shortino likes to crack a joke at the start of his segment, but we get the impression he was forcing it a bit this time.

Following on from a piece on the local dog shelter, Charlie tried to make a joke alleging his show's host was into bestiality, which didn't go down well. You could hear a pin drop in the studio.

But he didn't stop there - noticing he had totally lost his audience, he tried to save himself by pulling out an incredibly childish joke.

Not really suitable for live TV and certainly not that funny, but you have to admire his ability to be utterly brutal.

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