The Eternal Word Television Network and C-Span are two television stations that also offer free live streaming of their programs over the Internet. ETWN is a Catholic station that streams mainly religious programs. C-Span covers political events such as sessions of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
ETWN streams its programs live via LiveSatellite links available for several countries. Popular live shows include ETWN Live, Sunday Night Live, The World Over, Life on the Rock and The Journey Home. ETWN also broadcasts daily mass over the Internet from Our Lady of Angels Chapel in Irondale, Alabama, as well as major masses from the Vatican and special events such as papal elections. The network broadcasts the pope's weekly Angelus on Sundays. Past programming includes classical and sacred music concerts, dramas based on the lives of saints, educational programs explaining Catholic theology and history, and a variety of children's shows.
C-Span streams live footage of some of the political events the network covers. Programs provide transcripts as they progress. In addition to sessions of Congress, live events covered by the network include presidential addresses, book club meetings and committee hearings.
Both ETWN and C-Span archive much of their live programming for later viewing.