Dec 182012

In this episode of the Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! : Our panelists tell three stories about attempts to fix your local TV news.

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Thank you so much, everybody. It’s time for the WAIT WAIT…DON’T TELL ME Bluff The Listener game. Call 1-888-Wait-Wait to play our game on the air. Hi, you’re on WAIT WAIT…DON’T TELL ME.

ANDY FORAN: Hello, this is Andy Foran. I grew up in Birmingham, Michigan, but I’m now living in Fairbanks, Alaska.



SAGAL: You moved to Fairbanks. You couldn’t stand the weather here in Michigan; you moved to Fairbanks.

FORAN: Yeah, it wasn’t quite dark or cold enough.

SAGAL: I understand. Well, welcome to the show, Andy. You’re going to play the game in which you must try to tell truth from fiction. Carl, what is Andy’s topic?


“After The Break, I’ll Sing You The News.”

SAGAL: These are tough times for local TV news teams. Reporters standing in front of burning buildings just don’t cut it. There are so many kittens to watch on YouTube.

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