Common Sense

6 most memorable reactions on TV news

These news reactions were worthy of their own headlines!

We all have opinions about the news, whether we witnessed a major event or simply can't help having our say on the week that was.

That's where new Lifestyle show Common Sense comes in!

It's all about real people giving their real opinions on the week's most talked about topics, direct from their workplace.

It's from the creators of the global phenomenon Gogglebox, so expect laughs, tears and everything in between as we get a unique insight into what the nation is really thinking.

Ahead of the new series, we've rounded up some of the funniest reactions to the news ever captured on TV.

Don't miss Common Sense on Lifestyle from Wednesday, July 5 at 7.30pm.

Not another one!

Brenda from Bristol became an unlikely star and the voice of the UK after Prime Minister Theresa May called an unexpected election. Fresh off the heels of the Brexit vote, the 75-year-old retired secretary spoke for the nation when she declared that there was "too much politics" going on in the country.

Apparently kid

It was big news when a county fair came to Noah Ritter's Pennsylvania town, so a local reporter decided to get his hot take on the day's events. The then five-year-old's hilarious reaction went viral and Noah capitalised on his fame with TV commercials, appearances on Ellen and over 250,000 Instagram followers!

A hero in underwear

It's been dubbed the Aussiest reaction ever. When Brisbane's Daniel McConnell spotted a man taking off after crashing into a local store, he leapt into action wearing just his underwear to chase the perpetrator down. Daniel made headlines of his own all over the world with his matter-of-fact version of events. 

First day nerves

File under: things not to ask a kid on their first day of school! Little Andrew was excitedly talking to reporter Courtney Friel about his first day at school, big news in the life of a four-year-old. But then came Courtney's killer question, which led to an adorable reaction.

Surfer sensation

The world fell in love with 11-year-old surfer Sabre Norris after her interview about competing at the World Surf League aired on Today last year. She came out with some classic reactions to her place in the competiton, telling the hosts that even if she only won $250 prize money, she'd spend it all on doughnuts. But the real gold came when she said her former-athlete father was now "pretty fat".

Barking Ray

Ray Graham appeared on A Current Affair back in 2010, speaking out about dogs which were terrorising his neighbourhood in northwest Sydney. His very enthusiastic impression of a barking dog became an internet hit, sparking fan pages and classic YouTube remixes.

Common Sense starts on Lifestyle from Wednesday, July 5 at 7.30pm.

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Posted by AliBeeReport
Has Gogglebox finished??????????????? NOOOOOOOOO. It was truly the funniest show on TV. Not the shows, but the comments --- so Aussie and so clever and witty and funny and all the families/couples were a wonderful mix. PLEASE don't finish it!!!