Can you watch the Donald Trump trial live? No, here's why.

As Donald Trump's hush money trial turns the corner into week two, a lot of people would probably like to tune in to watch opening statements and witness testimony, but they won't be able to.

Trump faces 34 felony counts of falsifying business records for allegedly disguising a hush money payment made to porn star Stormy Daniels as legal expenses. He has pleaded not guilty.

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to violating federal campaign finance law when issuing payments to Daniels and another woman ahead of the 2016 election to keep them quiet about alleged past affairs they had with Trump. Trump denies the allegations.

Judge Juan Merchan and the legal teams finalized the jury and six alternates Friday, though only a select few were able to watch the proceedings live.

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Will the Trump trial be televised?

No, the trial won't be televised or available to watch online.

New York court rules state that audio-visual coverage of trials is not permitted unless a representative of the news media submits an application and the judge allows it. Records show an application was submitted to cover the arraignment, but not the trial. Judge Juan Merchan rejected the request to televise the arraignment. The New York State Unified Court System did not immediately respond to USA TODAY's request for further explanation.

Still, reporters will be present in the courtroom and an overflow room that will have a live stream of the proceedings.

Trump has frequently addressed the press on the way into and out of the court and may continue to do so.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Is the Donald Trump trial on TV? Here's why you can't watch it live.