CNN.comLive_5.14.bmpFire up the ole’ Internets, because CNN is turning its one-hour financial special tonight into a two-hour online extravaganza.

CNN.com Live will present pre- and post-show coverage in conjunction with the Money & Main Street special on CNN TV. The pre-show begins at 7:30pmET, followed by the CNN special at 8pmET with Anderson Cooper and Ali Velshi, and the online post show at 9pmET with Velshi.

CNN.com Live will enable users to comment on questions posed from CNN financial correspondents directly on the site’s live video player via Facebook Connect. CNN.com Live’s anchor Melissa Long will host online-exclusive specials before and after CNN’s television event, featuring CNNMoney.com anchor Poppy Harlow.

CNN.com Live will also tap into CNN’s user-generated community, iReport.com.