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What happens if my filler videos are too long to fill a gap or if I don't have filler videos?

If gaps between your scheduled programs are left blank, a default filler will be loaded in order to avoid the screen to go black. The filler video has a generic background with the following text announcement: Our broadcast will continue shortly with the next scheduled program. Thank you for your patience. 
 
 
The purpose of this is to ensure that the 24/7 scheduled stream never drops the broadcast as this can lead to undesired results on certain connected platforms. For gaps of 5 seconds or longer, the placeholder video filler “Our Broadcast Will Continue Shortly with the Next Scheduled Program....” will be displayed. This announcement remains on the screen for up to 60 minutes. Please make sure to either schedule your programs seamlessly without leaving gaps in between them, or to upload your own filler videos if you want to avoid the default filler to be loaded. 
 
For gaps under 5 seconds a simple black screen will be displayed.
 
The scheduling of these videos has also been added to the LightcastAPI for situations where a request is made for the current 24/7 schedule including filler content.