If you're old enough, do you happen to remember the experiment NBC did in 1980 with an announcerless broadcast of an NFL game? I think it was known as the "Silent Game." There are times when, listening to certain broadcasters, I think back on that broadcast very fondly.
Of course, that's what the mute button was invented for.
Here's the 10 top broadcasters we love to hate. Just catching a glimpse of them or hearing their voices sends our fingers automatically scrambling for the remote control and that wonderful mute button.