Prank calls are a great way to engage the audience. Clever, funny jokes are are one of the best ways to add a sense of humor to a show. For many shows, the prank call feature becomes the most important element. It’s their one thing. This is a case study of such a feature: Can Tucker Spend the Night.
Prank calls come in various styles, and can be adapted to fit the personality brand of the individual show. One option is theming the prank call so the audience anticipates the payoff.
Here’s an example.