Max Headroom WTTW Broadcast Signal Intrusion

On a late-November evening in 1987, two Chicago television stations were victims of a broadcast signal takeover. After an earlier hijack attempt on WGN-9 during the 9:00 News , a broadcast on WTTW-11 of the Doctor Who episode “Horror of Fang Rock” was interrupted by a man wearing a Max Headroom mask. The crazed person… Continue Reading