What News Anchors Really Do During Commercials

Might as well have fun during those three minutes.

1. “…we’ll be right back after this commercial break.”

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2. Commercial break

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3. Make sure your notes are in order

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4. Now do synchronized paper tapping.

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5. And cheer!

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6. Point to yourself as the voice over says your name.

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7. Do a secret handshake.

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8. Do a funny dance.

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9. Still have two minutes left of commercials.

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10. That’s enough time for patty cake!

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11. Mime a little bit.

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12. Say a little prayer.

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13. Double check. Do you still look good for the camera?

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14. Of course.

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15. Now get that dirt off your shoulder, because heaven knows those clowns over at the other station aren’t having this much fun.

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16. Kisses for the camera.

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17. Thirty more seconds of commercials!

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18. But wait, who’s going to introduce the next segment?

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19. K, whatever, you can do it.

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20. WTF are you guys doing? You’re live in ten!

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21. Oh, you’re ready.

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22. “And we’re back!”

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23. (Good thing no one at home saw any of this.)

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24. The full video:

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