Storm the Weather Dog Steals Spotlight in News Broadcast
The news broadcast by Global News Toronto had an extra dose of cute this week, thanks to a special furry friend!
Watch the video below and keep an eye out in the bottom left of the screen. As news anchor Leslie Roberts was reporting about Helene Campbell, a 21-year-old double lung transplant recipient, an adorable furry head popped up from underneath the news desk.
The head belongs to Storm—known affectionately as “Storm the Weather Dog”—meteorologist Andrew Farnell’s Golden Retriever and Poodle mix.
Although Roberts remained professional during the segment, he could not help, but to ask Storm’s owner to explain the appearance of his spontaneous co-anchor.
“He was supposed to actually stay underneath the desk, but he did pop up out of the blue. You are not seeing things. You are not hallucinating at home,” Farnell explained.
While Roberts paid no attention to Storm during the pooch’s primetime appearance, the same cannot be said for viewers.
According to Global Toronto, the video received 40,000 hits on Monday night and has since gone viral, capturing the attention and the hearts of people from around the world.
With Storm’s popular appearance on Global TV’s News Hour, it seems that many people wouldn’t mind if there was an adorable canine co-anchor for the evening news.
Check out the video below and you be the final judge of whether Storm should set the precedent for other potential doggie broadcast journalists out there!
What do you think? Do you love the adorable Storm stealing the spotlight on the evening news? Share you thoughts in a comment below—and for the real Storm fans out there, check out the popular pooch’s very own Facebook page!