BBC Anchor Man Sits In Long, Awkward Silence During Live Glitch

BBC Anchor Man Sits In Long, Awkward Silence During Live Glitch

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BBC news anchor Huw Edwards had no clue he was such a joy to watch.


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At 10 pm, BBC's news program shut down, leaving its presenter unaware that the cameras were still on him.

A series of "breaking news" graphics with incidental music repeatedly flashed across the screen with no followup. It appeared the news was, indeed, broken.


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Edwards kept his eyes down at the two sheets of paper before him, at various points leaning in for a closer look as if the fonts were going through a metamorphosis.

Bored in one position, he shifted his arms in the opposite position, and even twiddled his thumbs.

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He even doodled something on the paper, or mimed writing something, just to give himself a task. But, no matter what he did, viewers were fascinated with the awkward silence that lasted 4 very long minutes.


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