PBS Plays Fireworks from 2015, doesn't mention fireworks were canceled due to bad weather

Posted by moku 2018 years ago in FAIL!
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In a failure that readers of NewsBusters will undoubtedly not be surprised by, the beloved PBS showing of A Capitol Fourth from the U.S. Capitol on Monday night concluded with a video compilation of previous years fireworks unbeknownst to the TV audience because of the cloudy, dreary weather the D.C. metro area experienced throughout the day. The taxpayer-funded network began its 2016 fireworks display as The Voice season three winner Cassadee Pope concluded her performance, but when Hamilton star Christopher Jackson returned to play old American tunes such as Seventy-Six Trombones and the National Symphony Orchestra began playing the 1812 Overture’s finale, the fireworks that broke almost completely above the clouds had been replaced by displays from past years.

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