Shows that are regularly broadcast directly as they happen, rather than prerecorded.
For the most part actually a few seconds behind
, both for technical reasons (the signal only goes so fast) and legal ones (you need to be able to bleep things that offend the Moral Guardians
If this only happens with select instances, it's a Live Episode
- The 2000 live broadcast of the remake of Fail Safe
- Most of it.
- The 1938 Orson Welles version of The War of the Worlds.
- Emphasized frequently on The Brewing Network, as it allows people to ask questions of the guests either via the chat room or Skype, as well as making the overall experience more interactive than a pre-recorded podcast would be. At the beginning it was the main aspect used to sell the BN as being better than competing podcasts.