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  Season 38: Episode 15

12o: Kevin Hart / Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

360 News

Hal Sumner......Kevin Hart
Director.....Tim Robinson
Producer.....Bobby Moynihan
Camera 1.....Fred Armisen
Camera 2.....Nasim Pedrad
Camera 3.....Taran Killam
Camera 4.....Kenan Thompson
Camera 5.....Jay Pharoah

Announcer: Strap in for 360 News! Eight cameras! One newsman! Eighty stories! One sentence each!

[ Hal Sumner turns to face front-facing camera ]

Hal Sumner: Bus crash in Iowa!

[ Hal Sumner spins around 180-degrees ]

Hal Sumner: Tornados rock the Midwest!

[ Hal Sumner turns to face another angle ]

Hal Sumner: Stock market!

[ cut to graphics ]

Announcer: Some news gives you BOTH sides of the story! 360 News gives you every! [ Hal Sumner turns to face camera over his shoulder ] Possible! [ Hal Sumner looks up at camera pointing down from the ceiling ] Angle! [ Hal Sumner looks down at a camera pointing up from the floor ] Now -- here to give you the news from EVERY direction -- Hal Sumner!

[ wipe to Hal Sumner at the 360 news desk, his neck now awkwardly covered with a brace ]

Hal Sumner: [ straining ] Good evening... I'm Hal Sumner. Uh... Quick personal note: I was rear-ended in a minor car accident last night. No big deal! Now onto the news. Airline workers threaten strike! [ he struggles to turn 45-degrees to face a different camera ] Senate to debate gun control! [ he struggles to face the front camera again ] Lean Cuisine dish recalled! [ he collects his breath, then struggles to turn 45-degrees again ] It kills me, man...! Go to a commercial, guys! You gotta go to a commercial!

Director: And we're... clear! Clear! [ he rushes toward the desk ] Hey, Cal! How you feeling, man?

Producer: Do you want me to call Don, have him sit in for you?

Hal Sumner: Don? No! No, man...! I'm fine...! I got this...! In fact, listen -- I don't even NEED this neck brace! Okay, guys? Let's just do it without it...

Director: [ he removes Cal's neck brace ] Okay, alright... We're back in 3! 2! [ they run off ]

[ Cal gasps, then his neck falls down across shoulders ]

Hal Sumner: Guuuuuuuyyyyys!! Guuuuuuyyyys!! [ he tries to lift his head with his hands ] Give me back the neck brace! Give me back the neck brace!

[ the Director rushes back in and replaces the neck brace ]

Director: Alright... there we go. Just a heads up -- we're running out of commercials to throw to.

Producer: Yeah. Hey, look -- I know you're not gonna like this idea, but what if, just for today, we just used one camera?

Hal Sumner: [ outraged ] What?! It's "360 News", you son of a bitch! Okay, listen -- you gotta have THREE HUNDRED AND SIXTY degrees of cameras! Now, you KNOW that!

Director: [ thinking ] Uh... alright, look, Cal... I've wanted to say this to you for a long time: This is a VERY stupid idea for a news show. You only need ONE camera!

Hal Sumner: [ hyperventilating ] Okay... Okay! Does EVERYBODY think that?! Hmm? Camera 1? Camera 1, do you think that "360 News" is a dumb idea?!

Camera 1: Yeah!

Hal Sumner: Okay, Camera 2! What about you?!

Camera 2: Real stupid!

Hal Sumner: Okay, Camera 3! What about you?!

Camera 3: It's bad, man.

Hal Sumner: Okay, Camera 4! Come on, 4! I need you on this one!

Camera 4: Your show SUCKS, man!

Hal Sumner: Camera 5! Talk to me, Camera 5!

Camera 5: [ suspended from the ceiling ] I HATE this show!

Hal Sumner: You know what? You know what?~ You're all traitors!! Okay? That -- that -- You're ALL traitors! Let me tell you something, you -- [ he grunts as the camera angle switches ] You're a traitor! You're a traitor, right there! You are! [ he struggles to turn his head, as the camera angle switches again ] You're a traitor, too! Over here! YOU! [ he truggles to turn his head, as the camera angle switches again ] Okay! You're DEFINITELY a traitor, right there! IT'S JUST A BUNCH OD TRAITORS ON THIS THING...!!

[ cut to graphics ]

Announcer: We will NOT be right back!

[ fade ]

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