Enduring Mystery of Paul Magers’ On Air Dance Routine

By Mark Joyella 

We may never know what really happened, but we’ll always have the YouTube clip of KCBS anchor Paul Magers busting one very strange set of moves. It could be described as a form of “dancing,” perhaps, or maybe an exceptional form of restless leg syndrome. So far, nobody’s stepped forward with an explanation, and so the mystery endures.

Magers’ co-anchor Pat Harvey confirms Magers has many mysterious on-set talents that rarely end up on air:

How this particular bit of goodness ended up broadcast remains a mystery. Jim Romenesko shared this cryptic exchange with Magers:

ME: “Paul, was your dance off the set supposed to be aired? What was that all about?
MAGERS: “Some things are better left a mystery!”