The "WGN Morning News" team in Chicago had some technical issues on Friday morning, and lost audio for about 19 MINUTES. They did have one reporter in the field with a microphone that still worked. And she explained what was happening.
But the rest of them had to resort to holding up handwritten SIGNS to poke fun at the situation. There's a 90-second montage online that has the best moments.
(Search for "Anchors Communicate with Hilarious Signs During Technical Meltdown." The audio comes back at :56.)