''The Last Broadcast'' is a 1998 horror film, directed and written by Stefan Avalos and Lance Weiler. The film is presented as documentary about the crew of a public-access cable TV show, ''Fact or Fiction'', who went into the woods in rural New Jersey to search for the JerseyDevil, and all but one of whom are killed. While the surviving crew member - Jim Seurd - was convicted for the murder, the film sets out to prove his innocence.

The film is notable for predating ''TheBlairWitchProject'' for heavy use of found footage in a horror movie setting, for being made on a budget of only ''$900'' using 90s home computer technology and for almost every character being TheDanza.

!Tropes Featured In This Movie:

* ApocalypticLog: The footage shot by the ''Fact or Fiction'' crew includes their deaths.
* DontGoInTheWoods: Especially on the urging of an untraceable IRC message.
* TheEndingChangesEverything: It looks like the point of the {{Mockumentary}} is to prove Suerd's innocence, but really [[spoiler: the real killer just couldn't take his perfect murders being put down as the work of a random psycho]].
* EnhanceButton: [[{{Deconstruction}} Deconstructed]] as it takes a data retrieval expert hundreds of hours to piece together the final frame of heavily damaged film revealing the killer to be [[spoiler: the {{Mockumentary}}'s narrator, James Leigh]]
* EverybodyDies: James Suerd, the one member of the ''Fact or Fiction'' crew to make it back from the trip commits suicide in prison.
* FoundFootageFilms: The ''Fact Or Fiction'' crews last recordings feature heavily.
* GainaxEnding: The sudden shift from {{Mockumentary}} to traditional film-making.
* TheJerseyDevil: Serves as the motivation for the trip into the woods.
* {{Mockumentary}}: A deadly serious example
* [[spoiler:NarratorAllAlong]]
* NeverFoundTheBody: ''Fact or Fiction'' host Steven Avkast.
* NewMediaAreEvil: Debated within the movie, with the more sympathetic characters coming out against it.
* RedHerring: [[spoiler: The Jersey Devil itself never shows up in the film. It's talked about a lot, and the gruesome end of the crew seems to indicate the possibility that some kind of monster is responsible, but {{The Reveal}} shows who the real killer was all along.]]
* ShowWithinAShow: ''Fact or Fiction''
* UnreliableNarrator: [[spoiler: James Leigh]]