GBTV FAQ'S

Last night, we had our maiden voyage of GBTV.  Afterwards, I answered your questions about it.  It's new--people had a lot of them. You can ask your question if it's not answered below right here. The questions are grouped into categories, in capital letters.  Questions are in bold, answers are not.

HOW TO WATCH GBTV

Someone said they watched tonight on TV using a Roku wireless streaming box. Not sure what that is but it would be great if we didn't have to gather the family around my computer.

Yes, I have one and it's awesome. I watch Netflix, MLB.tv, and Amazon video on demand on it. They all work really well.

Thanks for the forum I enjoyed what I could but my signal wasn’t great so I missed most of the broadcast. Will GBTV be always available online as I don’t own a TV I truck across the us and Canada so all I have is my laptop.

Yes, GBTV will always be available on your laptop. Can you write GBTV in the dirt on the side of your truck to help with advertising?

Hi we watched GBTV tonight but there was continuous pausing, though it did improve towards the end of the program. Was that a glitch due to the solar flare, heavy traffic or something??

I had some issues as well. The important thing to remember about tonight is that it wasn't the MLB technology. When I use MLB.tv, I never have those issues, so we shouldn't see them on the final product.

Are you looking into Xbox360/PS3 options like Netflix and MLB NHL have.

We're working with a lot of developers to get GBTV on as many devices as possible. Nothing to add to the list at the moment, but stay tuned...

I am a technological moron. Can I just watch GBTV on my laptop or do I need to hook something up to my television?

Hello fellow moron. You can definitely watch on the laptop--no prob.

Will we be able to tune in at 6 lets say while the show is in progress but start from the beginning?

I believe so. That's how MLB.tv works, and they are the ones doing all of our technology for the project. They are the best in the business.

Where can we find out more about streaming to our TVs....the whole partnership with MLB, etc. I connected my laptop to my TV via HDMI cable tonight. Is that how I'm going to have to do it?

There are a bunch of other ways to do it. We'll have a full list posted as we get closer. You won't have to do it that way...

Will you make a how to video about how to watch GBTV using Roku and a TV?

We were talking about that today. I think yes. Hopefully SE Cupp will do it so it's actually watchable. Good thing about Roku is it's about the easiest thing I've ever hooked up to my TV. You'll like it a lot.

I signed up and clicked "Buy Now" and nothing happened. Even after a very long tme. Like 30 minutes.

Email support here: customerservice@gbtv.com They should be able to help.

EXISTING INSIDER AND INSIDER EXTREME MEMBERS

I am an Insider Member. Does my membership aurtomatically transfer over to GBTV?

Yes. You will automatically be moved over to GBTV. You'll get the TV show, plus the audio of the radio show like you have now, for a lower price. You can also always upgrade to GBTV plus for a little more if you want.

Do I get GBTV or GBTV Plus with my insider extreme membership ?

You will get GBTV Plus. Lots of new benefits for the same price.

Will the app for the iPhone also work on my iPod? P.S. We love you Stu!

Yes. I mean, not the old school white ones with no screens. But the iPod touch? Yes.

Any support for Apple TV?

From what I gather...Apple TV is still a closed ecosystem, there is no app store...

We will certainly try though...If you have an iPad, we hope to have the iPad app Airplay enabled, so you’d be able to watch the iPad feed on your AppleTV, even without a separate AppleTV app.

Will there be an "app for that"? On the iphone, droid, etc?

iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, definitely. Not sure on when we will have Droid quite yet.

WHAT PROGRAMMING WILL BE ON GBTV

Will we be able to see all of the Restoring Courage events on GBTV?

Yes, you will. All the planned events, and the ones Glenn decides he wants to do 10 minutes in advance.

Let's say im a disenfranchised libertarian with almost nowhere to go for my politics. Will GBTV help provide me with the reinforcement that only Judge Napolitano currently does?

Disenfranchised libertarian? Welcome home.

Will we be able to see some of the live shows Glenn has done, such as "Common Sense Comedy Tour", "The Christmas Sweater Live", "Broke Live", etc that aren't currently available on demand?

I'm not sure about the older shows that aren't currently posted, but I'll ask around. Everything we do on the road going forward will have GBTV elements to them.

This reality show won't have a hot tub, right?

If it doesn't, I won't be on it. (You’re welcome)

Stu, will your kid's live birth be televised on GBTV?

Not at this time. I will be performing a recreation set to music live on Broadway though.

Has there been any talk about having the social media be apart of the programming or the TV show, using live responses from Facebook or Twitter, etc?

Yes--there is a lot of really cool stuff coming on this front. Luckily, none of it has to do with pictures of Anthony Weiner.

Hi Stu can we sign up now for GBTV, and if we can will be all set for the launch on 9-12, or do we sign up around the launch date? Thanks.

You can sign up right now at GBTV.com. You'll get a lot of great stuff this summer like the Restoring Courage events in Israel, a behind the scenes reality show, dozens of hours of documentaries on demand, plus the radio show and the 4th hour etc. It's definitely worth it, and discounted if you sign up now until the whole network starts.

Will we be able to get GBTV on demand or will we be limited to on air time schedules. Will episodes be archived for future viewing? Will David Barton have his own program? I am blown away by the depth and breath of Glenn's vision and commitment!!!

On demand--Yes. There is a lot of stuff going on with David Barton, though nothing official to announce yet.

Is Glenn's radio show going to be on GBTV right away?

Yes--the radio show, along with the 4th hour with me and Pat will be on GBTV right away. Also, the way it’s presented will be changing as well in some really cool ways.

Will it be all news type shows or something more?

It will have a lot more than just news. Of course, he'll change it 20 times before it starts, but it will have the best of the Fox News show, and a lot of other stuff he's wanted to do for a while.

When will Jeffy get his own show?

Never O'Clock.

Will the GBTV launch be repeated for those that missed it?

Yes--posted already: HERE

Will you get your own show? The Stu Show? I can't get enough Stu.

Well, there's the 4th hour, with Pat and I...Pat and me? Me and Pat? That's on everyday on GBTV.com. I need no more work.

Any thought given to the next comedy tour show, maybe a pay-per-view so that those of us you never come see in Georgia can sit at home and watch it in our underwear?

Yes, a lot of these will be available on GBTV. Are you Anthony Weiner?

Will you be able to watch previous shows if you missed them at the time they are broadcast?

Yes, they will all be available on demand, whenever you like, for 30 days afterwards.

MISCELLANEOUS

Is there a place we can donate to all the things Glenn is creating?

Ummmm...Yes. GBTV.com. Sign up, then give gift memberships to everyone you know.

Actually, there will be a lot more detail on the charity side of things as well as they develop...stay tuned.

Ever wonder what's wrong with Pat? Hates NY pizza? It's sacrilege.

I know...right?

How come you don't answer my question?

Some of the questions you've all asked I need to ask smart people to get answers on. But I'll try to get to as many as possible....

What about those of us who are losing jobs, taking pay cuts, paying crazy prices to exist every day....and who are not going to make another monthly payment to watch Glenn? I DVR the show and watch it every day, but not at a monthly rate. Sorry!

Understandable. Glenn fought hard to get the lowest price point of $4.95 to keep it as cheap as possible. But I'll be honest with you--this stuff costs a fortune and we have to pay for it somehow...unless...maybe Geithner gives us the keys to the printing presses or something? Anyone friends with Timmy G that can get us hooked up?

So, with the reach out in books, movies, and tv, when is the record label coming?

Soon after GBGC, his new greeting card company. Or something.

I'm guessing the "other, bigger studio" that is being built is in TX ... any word on that?

No official word on that. Don't ask Glenn...because he'll tell you.

William "Bill" Kelly is 95-year-old World War II veteran from Oregon. He lived through the Great Depression.
He served in the South Pacific during World War II. And now he has just fought the coronavirus -- and won.

Bill joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to share his experience and a hopeful message about why the younger generations can overcome this crisis.

"I want to tell the people, it wasn't pleasant, but on the other hand, you know, if you do what you're supposed to do, and you have some loved ones around you, and do a lot of praying, why, you'll come through okay. We [American's] have been through a lot. We've been through Pearl Harbor. We've been through the Great Depression, and who knows what else. We're tough. We'll get through it. Hang in there," Bill said.

"You know, it's just -- it's in our American blood," he added. "We're that type of people. We take care of each other, and we are not going to break down. We're going to make it through, every time. Every time."

"There are people that don't think we are those people anymore. That it was the greatest generation -- your generation -- that did it, but now we're not the same people. Do you agree with that? Glenn asked.

"No," asserted Bill. "And the reason I say that is because I remember when I was a young kid, you know, and people, the older people, said 'all those young kids are soft' ... but when we were attacked at Pearl Harbor -- sneak attack, you know -- it's surprising how those so-called goofy kids turned into mighty fine fighting people. And they're very loyal. I have lots of faith in them ... no, I don't have any problems with this new generation. They'll take care of us. We're Americans."

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Glenn gives the latest coronavirus numbers, updating YOU on everything needed to know as Americans and officials monitor China's new COVID-19 virus:

Daily Stats as of 5:30 AM CT (from John's Hopkins)

  • Total Confirmed Cases Worldwide: 950,638 (up from 872,891 Yesterday)
  • Total Deaths Worldwide: 48,289 (up from 43,271 Yesterday)
  • Total Confirmed Recovered Worldwide: 202,631 (up from 184,588 Yesterday)
  • 5% of Active Cases are considered serious (requiring hospitalization) Steady from 5% Yesterday, but down from 19% high back in February
  • Note that 12% of US Confirmed Cases require Hospitalization, roughly on par with Italy at 12% requiring hospitalization
  • US has 215,344 Confirmed Cases and 5,112 Deaths, up from 188,592 cases and 4,056 deaths yesterday
  • COVID-19 is now the 3rd leading cause of death in the US, behind Heart Disease and Cancer (based on daily fatalities per 1,000 people)
  • The United States of America now leads the world in total confirmed cases, with 115,000 more cases than Italy (although Italy leads the world in Deaths with 13,155 officially dead)
  • US is 25th in Total Confirmed Cases per 1 Million Population, with 651 cases per 1 Million people. Spain has 2,583 Cases per 1 Million people.
  • US is 23rd in Total Confirmed Dead per 1 Million Population, with 15 Dead per 1 Million citizens. Italy has 218 Dead per 1 Million.
  • US has 5,112 Dead vs 8,878 Recovered and 5,075 in Critical Condition
  • The US currently has 201,354 Active Cases of COVID-19, with still less than 1% of the total US population tested.
  • 17% of Americans who have been tested have been diagnosed with COVID-19
COVID-19 Now Killing Victims Who Don't Have COVID-19 https://nypost.com/2020/04/02/coronavirus-nyc-emts-stop-taking-cardiac-arrest-patients-to-hospitals/
  • EMTs in New York have been given a directive not to transport heart-attack victims to hospitals if they cannot be revived at the scene.
  • Prior cardiac arrest victims would have been transported to hospitals for further life-saving procedures, but with hospitals being overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, heart attack victims are solely in the hands of local EMTs. If EMTs cannot restore a pulse at the scene, victims are to be left there to die.
  • "Artificial ventilation and/or compressions must not be delayed," the memo states, adding that chest "compressions must begin as soon as it is determined the patient does not have a pulse."
  • But the guidelines change if the patient cannot be revived before arriving at a hospital.
  • "In the event a resuscitation is terminated, and the body is in public view, the body can be left in the custody of the NYPD."
China Lied, People Died Trending on Social Media https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-01/china-concealed-extent-of-virus-outbreak-u-s-intelligence-says
  • US Intelligence Services has concluded what the Internet has known since January: The Chinese Communist Party lied about total infected and total deaths due to Coronavirus.
  • Citing a report provided to the White House last week, officials confirmed that US Intelligence concludes 'gross' underreporting of total cases and total deaths, especially from Hubei Province.
  • Many have speculated that numbers coming out of China, Iran, North Korea, Russia and other totalitarian countries have been dramatically underreported, by as much as a factor of 10 according to official British Intelligence reports.
  • The early misrepresentation of data by the CCP may have lead some Western Politicians and epidemiologists to underestimate the seriousness of COVID-19 and delayed response in Italy, Spain, the UK and the US.
  • Though why anybody would have believed anything the Chinese Communist Party had to say remains an open question...
Italy's Death Toll Far Higher Than Reported https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/italys-coronavirus-death-toll-is-far-higher-than-reported/ar-BB122vvc
  • In the town of Coccaglio, an hour's drive east of here, the local nursing home lost over a third of its residents in March. None of the 24 people who died there were tested for the new coronavirus. Nor were the 38 people who died in another nursing home in the nearby town of Lodi.
  • These aren't isolated incidents. Italy's official death toll from the virus stands at 13,155, the most of any country in the world. But that number tells only part of the story because many people who die from the virus don't make it to the hospital and are never tested, therefore they aren't included in official numbers.
  • "They were all sick, they all had flu-like symptoms and difficulty breathing," stated a nurse from one of the nursing homes. "We had no ambulance to get them to Milan."
  • In the areas worst hit by the pandemic, Italy is undercounting thousands of deaths caused by the virus, a Wall Street Journal analysis shows, indicating that the pandemic's human toll may end up being much greater, and infections far more widespread, than official data indicate.
  • As stretched and sometimes overwhelmed hospitals fight to save their patients, many other people die unseen and uncounted, including elderly people in out-of-the-way locations.
  • In addition, the health-care crisis can lead to a surge of deaths from other causes that would normally be treatable.
  • "There are many more dead from the virus than are officially declared... People died and they were never tested because time and resources are limited," Eugenio Fossati, deputy mayor of Coccaglio, says of deaths caused by the virus.
More Numbers Hard to Trust as Bodies Left On The Streets in Ecuador https://www.scmp.com/news/world/americas/article/3078077/coronavirus-bodies-are-being-left-streets-ecuador
  • Coronavirus: bodies are being left on the streets in Ecuador.
  • 'They fall in front of hospitals or in back street alleys, or in small villages…no one wants to recover them,' says the mayor of Ecuador's largest city.
  • The army is placing unclaimed bodies in refrigerated cargo containers at the port while authorities pursue plans for a new cemetery.
  • The corpses have been overwhelming Guayaquil, a port city of 2.8 million at the epicenter of the coronavirus crisis in Ecuador.
  • Over the last few days, several were wrapped in plastic and left on the streets. Others have lain unclaimed in hospitals and clinics that have been overwhelmed by infections. The city morgue is full.
  • The majority of the dead are believed to be victims of the virus, but nobody can say for sure how many. There has been little testing.
  • The country has confirmed 2,700 infections and 93 deaths - 60 of them in Guayaquil and its immediate surroundings. But municipal officials there said they have recovered at least 400 bodies in the last 3 days.
  • Mayor Cynthia Viteri, who announced that she has also tested positive for the virus, said the national government should be responsible for collecting the corpses.
  • "They're leaving them in the villages, they are stacked in front of hospitals," she said in a Twitter video message to residents late last week.
  • Many local villages in Ecuador are simply burying the dead in unmarked graves, which will make official counting of COVID-19 victims impossible in the weeks ahead.
50% of Viral Spread Comes from People With No Symptoms https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/01/health/us-coronavirus-updates-wednesday/index.html
  • Researchers in Iceland have confirmed earlier reports from Hong Kong that a significant amount of viral spread is caused by carriers who have no symptoms.
  • In the US, Doctors at the CDC have confirmed asymptomatic spread, but estimate a number of about 25%.
  • If true, then the case for all persons to wear masks, even those who don't have symptoms, becomes much stronger.
  • To prevent further spread, the top infectious disease expert in the US says health officials are reconsidering guidance on face masks.
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci said he would "lean towards" recommending that the general public wear face masks "if we do not have the problem of taking away masks from the health care workers who need them. The public can stay home to avoid infection, but health care workers cannot," he said.
  • "We're not there yet, but I think we're close to coming to some determination," Fauci said.
Ship vs Train... Ship Wins https://abc7.com/usns-mercy-coronavirus-train-crash-derailment/6069395/
  • A Locomotive Engineer in Los Angeles has been charged with 1 Count of "Train Wrecking", a Class A Felony under Federal Law, after purposely derailing his freight train while attempting to sink the US Hospital ship Mercy.
  • Eduardo Moreno, 44, intended to hit the ship, saying he thought it was "suspicious" and did not believe "the ship is what they say it's for.'"
  • Moreno admitted to crashing the train intentionally but said he did not plan it out in advance. It is believed that he acted alone.
  • He allegedly made statements to a CHP officer that included "You only get this chance once. The whole world is watching. I had to. People don't know what's going on here. Now they will."
  • Officials say video from inside the train's cab shows Moreno holding a lighted flare during the incident.
Biggest Issue With COVID-19 in Malaysia: Nagging Wives https://www.npr.org/2020/04/01/825051317/dont-nag-your-husband-during-lock-down-malaysias-government-advises-women
  • Malaysia has the largest number of COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia with more than 2,900 and counting.
  • This week, Malaysia's government also had a serious public relations issue after an ill-conceived plan went online.
  • Malaysia's Ministry for Women, Family and Community Development issued a series of online posters on Facebook and Instagram with the hashtag #WomenPreventCOVID19. It advised the nation's women to help with the country's partial lockdown by not nagging their husbands.
  • The ministry also advised women to refrain from being "sarcastic" if they asked for help with household chores.
  • Additionally, the Ministry urged women working from home to dress up and wear makeup.
  • After some negative response on social media, the public service messages have been removed from the Ministry's Facebook page.

MyPillow inventor and CEO Mike Lindell was lambasted by the left and mainstream media after he announced at a White House press briefing on Monday that his company will start making tens of thousands of masks to fight against the spread of coronavirus. Lindell also thanked God for President Donald Trump and encouraged Americans to turn back to God in this time of crisis.

Read the details here.

Whether it was his support for President Trump or strong religious beliefs, no one has lit up the media quite like Mike Lindell. He joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Monday to talk about the president, the 'horrible, crazy media' and how he's not afraid to keep speaking out about his faith.

"I think people are going to quit being brainwashed by this horrible, crazy media -- they know who they are -- and the public is going to see the amazing job that our president is doing," Lindell said. "I've done interview after interview today. I'm taking all the bad ones on -- I think I'm going on 'The View' tomorrow I love it. I want to go right into the hurricane. Finally, I get to speak out for Jesus like I want to."

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News broke that German Finance Minister Thomas Schaefer reportedly committed suicide on Saturday due to the stress from the economic climate during the coronavirus crisis. Unfortunately, this headline may become more common place. Concerns are far beyond those of just hand washing, finding toilet paper and the latest White House briefings. There may be a secondary crisis growing — mental health and suicide.

Messages fill my inbox daily from parents worried about their teens showing signs of risk of suicidal ideation. Spouses concerned about the toil recent layoffs will have on their partners. Elderly family members are also vulnerable.

Last week, news a father of three dying by suicide made me want to scream to the world – "LISTEN!" We are losing too many of our human family. And I am afraid with COVID-19 on the scene, we are going to lose more than ever.

During the past six years — following the suicide of my 40-year-old sister — my mission has been to bring awareness and help prevent suicide. Everyone is exposed to suicide. You either struggle with depression/anxiety, you love someone that struggles, or like me, you have already lost someone to suicide. That is literally everyone on the planet. Bigger numbers than even the virus.

Little known fact. Springtime is a peak season for suicides. Even compared to the holidays.

Little known fact. Springtime is a peak season for suicides. Even compared to the holidays.

So, pile on the constant stream of news, stats about COVID-19 deaths and a lock down on social distancing, even the most emotionally skilled individual may be drowning in vulnerability and at risk.

What can be done?

Social distancing, not isolation

Even though we are standing 6ft apart in the grocery stores, and no longer going to church together, humans need connection to survive.

Free communication apps like Marco Polo are a great way to not hide behind a text. Whether it is on video chat or old fashion letter writing, making connection a priority is crucial for our survival.

Emotional check-in

The new normal seems to be changing by the hour. It is hard to keep up, recalibrating with all the change. Just like the importance of taking temperature to check for virus symptoms, we need to monitor our emotional temp. Try the one word check-in, at dinner time, simply by asking, "How am I feeling today?" It can be a great barometer.

Naming our feelings keep them tamed.

It's Ok to not be Ok

It is crucial to our survival to frame this crisis with a mental health back drop. Suicide, depression and anxiety concerns should be at the top of the STAY HOME and STAY SAFE list. If you find yourself feeling helpless or having thoughts of self-harm, please reach out for additional support. Therapists are using online formats to serve their clients. Call your doctor or one of the many 1-800 numbers.

No one is an extra, disposable member of our human family.

If you are reading this and struggling. Please remember, we will never be better without you. No one is an extra, disposable member of our human family. We will make it thru this COVID-19 crisis stronger and closer than before. No longer will we take hugging our neighbor for granted.

And maybe, just maybe we will someday find the vaccine that stops suicide virus from spreading.

Ganel-Lyn is a public speaker, media personality & author