By Mark Brook For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 05:06 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 05:22 BST, 1 July 2019
During their decade hosting the Today show together, Lisa Wilkinson was the 'straight man' while Karl Stefanovic was the 'larrikin'.
But there was one memorable incident when these roles were reversed and it was Lisa who almost went viral over an on-air blunder.
On Sunday, the 59-year-old Project host revealed she narrowly avoided YouTube infamy when she fell asleep during a live broadcast.
Shocking revelation: On Sunday, Lisa Wilkinson revealed that she narrowly avoided YouTube infamy when she fell asleep during a live Today show broadcast. Pictured on Sunday
Lisa said the near-miss happened while Karl was conducting an on-air interview and she was momentarily resting her eyes off camera.
'I was just sitting there, and I thought "if I don't close my eyes for 10 seconds, I'm going to be in real trouble here",' Lisa told News.com.au.
'I put my head down and tried to make it