The first US Presidential Debate 2016 is kicking off tonight and we have the complete details on the time and schedule, live streaming links and where to watch on TV.
US Presidential Debate 2016 Moderators
The first presidential debate for 2016 is finally here. After months of anticipating how the two front-running candidates will fare, following their own rallies and campaigns, the voting public will finally see how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will stack up against each other.
For the first US Presidential Debate 2016 moderators will be Lester Holt, Anchor for NBC Nightly News. The debate will be held at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, New York after Wright University withdrew from hosting the debate.
US Presidential Debate 2016 Schedule, Time & Date
The debate is set for tonight, September 26, 2016. It will officially start at 9pm EST and will run for 90 minutes.
“The first debate will be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each on major topics to be selected by the moderator and announced at least one week before the debate,” US Presidential Election News explained.
“Candidates will then have an opportunity to respond to each other. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a deeper discussion of the topic.”
US Presidential Debate 2016 Channel
The Trump vs Clinton debate 2016 will air on all major TV channels, including NBC, CBS, Fox, ABC and CNN.
A few networks will also stream their coverage via mobile apps. ABC will offer free streaming via its ABC News app. CBSNews.com will offer streaming through its mobile applications as well.
Reuters will offer streaming via Reuters TV and CNN via its website and Android and iOS app.
US Presidential Debate 2016 Live Stream
The US presidential debate 2016 will also be streamed across several online platforms.
According to Engadget, Facebook and ABC has struck a deal, wherein the social media platform will air the debate commercial free, “complete with commentary before and after (including responses to viewer questions).”
You can also watch the US presidential debate 2016 live streaming on ABCNews.com/Live.
Twitter will also be airing the Clinton vs Trump debate via debates.twitter.com. In partnership with Bloomberg, the social media site will be airing the full debate with analysis and commentary, allowing viewers to tweet, converse and watch at the same time.
Click here to watch the presidential debate live: debates.twitter.com.
Youtube, as always, will be airing the live presidential debates via several official and pirated channels.