Related Program: Morning Edition What Do You Do When Your Cable TV Goes Out? Related Program: Morning Edition TweetShareGoogle+Email Listen Listening... / Here's one thing not to do: call 911. Police in Fairfield, Conn., had to remind residents Sunday night that a cable drop-out is not "an emergency or a police-related concern." They added that misusing the 911 system can result in arrest. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.