Anyone who has seen Zombieland, The Walking Dead or Resident Evil will understand the zombie threat and that it can happen at any time. So you can image the how the viewers of KRTV in Montana, USA felt when this Emergency Zombie Alert appeared on the screen! Check it out in the video below, to see what took place during a programme demonstrating how to cook pancakes.
The transmission went out over an advert for making Pancakes, there was text at the bottom of the screen and an audio feed warned people that;
Civil authorities in your area have reported that the bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living. Follow the messages on-screen that will be updated as information becomes available. Do not attempt to approach or apprehend these bodies, as they are considered extremely dangerous. This warning applies to all areas receiving this broadcast.
What could have happened here? According to a statement released by KRTV, this is what happened;
Someone apparently hacked into the Emergency Alert System and announced on KRTV and the CW that “dead bodies are rising from their graves” in several Montana counties. This message did not originate from KRTV, and there is no emergency. Our engineers are investigating to determine what happened and if it affected other media outlets.