live television

"Nothing like live television," she said without breaking stride.
On takeoff day, television accomplished the very opposite of what NASA had planned for it. Television's immediacy was meant to involve us all in a pageant certifying NASA as a worthy beneficiary of continued and increasing funding. Instead, television revealed NASA's lack of control over the situation.
A drug deal not only done in broad daylight, but also on live television.
"Always fun, always fun," Stirewalt said in a far more serious tone, before going right back to where he left off. "Hey! Mike