CBS' The Early Show will produce and host a companion live Webcast this Thursday (Mar. 5) just 15 minutes after that morning's episode.
The Webcast, Ask it Early, will focus on assisting viewers with personal finance issues. Hosted by Early anchor Maggie Rodriguez, Ask it Early will run for 10 - 20 minutes starting at 9:15, shortly after The Early Show concludes its broadcast.
The live show will be centered around answering questions submitted by The Early Show audience both prior to and during the Webcast. Rodriquez will be joined by Early Show financial contributors Vera Gibbons and Ray Martin.
Ask it Early marks the latest in a series of recent ventures by CBS into live Web programming (The show will also be available to Web users on-demand). Just a few weeks ago, CBSNews.com rolled out the weekly politics-themed series Washington Unplugged.