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Live television is a television production broadcast in real-time, as events happen, Live video in televisione the present.
In a secondary meaning, it may refer to streaming television over the internet. In most cases live programming is not being recorded as it is shown Live video in televisione TV, but rather was not rehearsed or edited and is being shown only as it was recorded prior to being aired.
Shows broadcast live include newscastsmorning showsawards shows, sports programs, reality programs and, occasionally, episodes of scripted television series. Live television was more common until the late s, when videotape technology was invented. Because of the prohibitive cost, adoption was slow, and some television shows remained live until the s, such as soap operas.
To prevent unforeseen issues, live television programs may be delayedwhich allows censors to edit the Live video in televisione. Some programs may be broadcast live in certain time zones and delayed in others.
From the early days of television until about Live video in televisione, live television was used heavily, except for filmed shows such as I Love Lucy and Gunsmoke. In general, a live television program was more common for broadcasting content produced specifically for commercial television in the Live video in televisione years of the medium, before technologies such Live video in televisione video tape appeared.
As video tape recorders VTR became more prevalent, many entertainment programs were recorded and edited before broadcasting rather than being shown live.
Live video in televisione morning shows such as Despierta Live video in televisione and Un Nuevo Díaunlike their English speaking counterparts, air live in across the mainland U.
A few daytime talk shows in the U. A separate program is taped on Thursday afternoon for airing on Friday. Affiliates in the remaining time zones air these programs on a tape delay. Most other daytime talk shows and late night programs are taped before a live studio audience earlier in the day and edited for later broadcast. Major entertainment events, such as award shows and beauty pageantsare often broadcast live in primetime hours based on U.
East Coast's schedule. In the 21st century, reality competition franchises began to emerge such as, in the United States, American Idol and Dancing With The Starswhere viewers could vote for their favorite acts featured in live performances, but Idolas ofis the only reality competition series to have broadcast live in all U.
Scheduling of live entertainment programming may be complicated in countries that span multiple time zonessuch as Mexico, Canada and the United Stateswhere programming is aired live in the easternmost time zones, but may be delayed in order to air in local primetime hours in western markets although in Live video in televisione last decade, Canada and Mexico have regularly televised virtually all major live events simultaneously across all of their territories.
Historically, live global sports and breaking international news programming are usually broadcast live in all time zones worldwide. Several award shows began to air live in all time zones worldwide in order to avert the need to avoid "spoilers" via the internet and social media outlets in the onset of the latter's rise in the late s. For decades, the Academy Awards have continuously broadcast live in Alaska and both U.
Most local Live video in televisione station newscasts are broadcast live in the U. Broadcast television networks in the United States typically air their evening Live video in televisione live in the Eastern and Central time zones. When a major breaking news event occurs, whether nationally or globally, broadcast television networks will break into regularly scheduled programming and will televise a live " special report " in all time zones.
Local television stations break into regularly scheduled programming in the event of severe weather warnings or major local breaking news stories that occur within their viewing area. Cable news outlets such as CNN and Fox News Channel air continuous live programming during the day, and air rebroadcasts of earlier live shows during the late night hours, except in cases where breaking news occurs. Some but not all sports cable networks will opt to insert the word LIVE somewhere on the corner of the screen.
With the exception of special breaking news reports and overseas sporting events, broadcast television networks rarely display such a graphic during its live programming.
Local television station newscasts display time and temperature during their broadcasts, and only display the word LIVE when they air a news report or a live shot on location.
Some networks have begun to insert in addition to the word LIVE the local time of where that news report is originating from, particularly when that report is airing live via satellite from overseas. As of the current decade, major sporting events like the Super BowlWorld Cup and Olympic Games have been broadcast entirely live in all U. Other events that air live all across U.
Local television stations air live local election coverage and special events, such as large scale paradesbig city marathonsfunerals of major local public and religious figures, inauguration ceremonies of big city mayors and governors, installation masses of cardinals or bishops in a major Catholic archdiocese, and pep rallies for a major sports team.
Live television is often used as a device, even in scripted programming to take advantage of these often to great success in terms of attracting viewers.
Many television news programs, particularly local news ones in North America, have also used live television as a device to gain audience viewers by making their programs appear more exciting. With technologies such as production truckssatellite truck uplinks, a news reporter can report live "on location" from anywhere where Live video in televisione story Live video in televisione happening in the city. This technique has attracted criticism for its overuse like minor car accidents which often have no injuries and resulting tendency to make stories appear more urgent than they actually are.
The unedited nature of live television can pose problems for broadcasters because of the potential for mishaps, such as anchors being interrupted or harassed by bystanders shouting profane phrases. Many events have happened on Live video in televisione television broadcasts that are well-remembered, sometimes because they were part of a major breaking news story already, and always because they happened unexpectedly and before audiences of thousands or millions of viewers.
Although all programs were once live, the use of video tape means that very few television programs in the modern era have ever attempted such a feat.
In the U. On rare occasions, a scripted series will do an episode live to attract ratings. The most recent scripted series to air all live episodes was Undateable on NBC during its third season, which aired from October until January Sincethere have been a number of special films broadcast live.
Some recent examples of live episodic TV series include shows such as Melissa and JoeyWhitney Live video in televisione Undateable A live television advertisement was shown for the first time in 40 years to celebrate the arrival of the new Honda Accord in the United Kingdom. The ad featured skydivers forming the letters of the word Honda over Spain. Many live television specials were telecast during the pre-videotape era. Among the most successful were the and telecasts of Peter Pana musical adaptation of J.
Barrie 's play, starring Mary Martinand Cyril Ritchard. This was such a hit that the show was restaged and rebroadcast this time on videotape with the same two stars and most of the rest of the cast inand rerun several times after that. The Peter Pan telecasts marked the first-ever telecasts of a complete Broadway musical with most of its original cast. This program aired live in the Eastern and Live video in televisione time zones, and was the first television musical special to air live on NBC in almost fifty years.
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