Millions of Brits could miss their favourite TV and radio shows as unusual weather interferes with signals.
Record high air pressure forecast for this weekend could mess with the broadcast signals, leaving viewers looking at fuzzy or blank screens.
Experts told the Sun broadcasts could be scrambled on some frequencies this week due to the air pressure, which could affect popular shows including ITV’s The Voice and BBC’s The Greatest Dancer.
Soaring air pressure could cause TV aerials and radio signals to waver as they reflect off a warm layer of air over cold air at ground level.
The Met Office is forecasting higher air pressure this weekend of up to 1050mb, according to the newspaper.
That's close to the all-time UK record of 1053mb in 1902.
Viewers were frustrated by TV blackouts on December 28, as signals flailed amid air pressure highs of 1035mb.
TalkTalk and Plusnet could be affected, but satellite broadcasters Sky and Freesat will reportedly be spared, as they operate on different frequencies.
Freeview, which provides TV channels to 40 million Brits, told the newspaper that a change in air pressure can interrupt programming.
A spokesperson said: “High pressure can mean some viewers experience pixelated pictures or a temporary loss of certain channels."
YouView added that high pressure could negatively affect signals.
But while TV screens are glitching, it could be a good time for Brits to take a break from the screen and make a brew.
According to Good Morning weather presenter Laura Tobin, higher air pressure raises the water boiling point- which is said to improve the taste of a cup of tea.
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