On Wednesday, the presidential candidates will face off on the debate stage for the third and final time before November’s election. Here’s how to tune in online for free, even if you don’t have cable.
The debate will start at 9PM ET/ 6PM PT on October 19th. It will be moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News. As with the previous debates, you’ll be able to watch it on nearly every major broadcast and cable channel. If you want to watch online, though, here are the easiest ways to do so:
Many other networks will be broadcasting their own coverage of the debate as well. If you want to watch on your TV, you can tune into ABC, CBS, CNBC, CNN, C-SPAN, Fox, Fox News, MSNBC, NBC, PBS, Univision, and many others.
If you’d like to watch on your TV via your mobile device or set-top box, the following stations can help (though some may require a cable package):
- Watch with CBS News on Android, iOS, Amazon Fire TV, and Roku.
- Watch with ABC News on Android, iOS, Windows, Apple TV, andRoku.
- Watch with NBC News on Android, iOS, Windows, Apple TV, and Roku.
- Watch with Reuters on Android and iOS.
You can also watch the YouTube live stream on nearly any set-top box using the YouTube app. Finally, NPR will offer coverage of the debate via your local radio affiliate, if you’d prefer to listen instead of watch. You can listen to NPR via its member stations, via NPR.org, onFacebook, or through the NPR One apps.
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