> On Feb 13, 2018, at 5:30 AM, daniel anderson <danielanderson2...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > Besides regional football, the morning news shows, which are taped outside of > the eastern time zone, but what if there is a special report? Do they > interrupted all feeds at once?
>From my days working in live closed-captioning 20 years ago: the broadcast >networks basically have three feeds for on-air programming (Eastern/Central, >Mountain, and Pacific), and special reports would run on all feeds. When >affiliates are not taking network programming, they're supposed to always be >monitoring the appropriate network feed for their time zone, although much of >the time, the network is able to give them a heads-up for a special report a >few minutes in advance. (NBC paid the company I worked for to have a live >closed-captioner on standby, monitoring the Eastern feed, from 6 A.M. to >midnight daily.) Sometimes when a special report interrupts a show, the networks will re-feed it later, for the benefit of affiliates who might have been recording it to broadcast later. (Such as Alaska, Hawaii, and Arizona for much of the year.) -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "TVorNotTV" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to tvornottv+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.