ABC station accidentally puts up "PF Chang" graphic

[PyeongChang 2018] Chicago news station under fire on 'PF Chang' Olympics

Station spokesman Jayme Nicholas apologized for the gaffe, telling the Chicago Tribune why the graphic existed in the first place.

If you've turned on a TV or logged onto Twitter in the past week, you probably know that the 2018 Winter Olympics are now taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Viewers reported confusion and disbelief upon seeing the mistake, according to the Chicago Tribune on Monday. While that may seem obvious, apparently some sort snafu led to ABC 7 in Chicago posting an Olympics graphic under the moniker of "P.F. Chang 2018". Satire is The Weekend Update, it's not realizing that the Olympics are in an Asian country and then dragging your knuckles across the keyboard to think of the most generic punchline ever. The graphic was made for a "satirical piece" on Friday, but somehow got used in Saturday morning's newscast.

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The restaurant has also launched the P.F. Chang's Games 2018 on Twitter and is asking the public to reply with which event they would dominate.

While WLS-TV weekend anchor Mark Rivera delivered a report on the political climate surrounding this year's Winter Games on Saturday, the ABC affiliate mistakenly ran a graphic that read "P.F. Chang 2018" behind him.

The mistake was also noted by the restaurant, which quickly pointed out that they were not hosting the games.

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