How to Stream Today’s First Presidential Debate Online Without Cable
Tonight, presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will meet for their first debate. Here’s how to tune online for free, even if you don’t have a cable.
Debates begin at 9:00 pm ET / 6:00 pm PT . NBC’s Nightly News host Lester Holt will moderate the debate. All questions will come from the moderator tonight, but Facebook will be collecting questions throughout today’s debate for the next presidential debate on October 9th.
Here are some of the easiest ways to watch online:
- Watch on YouTube through streaming partners NBC News , Bloomberg Politics, or TheWashington Post (embedded above).
- Watch Bloomberg TV on Twitter .
- Watch ABC News on Facebook .
If you have a cable subscription, you can also watch on your phone, tablet, or TV box with the following options:
- Stream with CNN Go on iPhone , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire , Windows 10 , Apple TV, or Roku .
- Watch with Fox News on iPhone, iPad , Android , Kindle Fire , Windows 10 , Apple TV, or Roku .
The event is covered by almost all media sites, so you can choose which network you want to watch. Note that while all of the following networks will be live, some may require a cable subscription:
- ABC News
- BuzzFeed News
- CBS News
- CNN Go
- Fox news
- Huffington post
- NBC News
- Wall street journal
If you own your own Samsung Gear VR or Oculus Rift and want to watch debates in the newest way, AltspaceVR also offers a virtual reality debate stream . So you really have more choices than ever before. Just remember how your choice of media coverage can affect your perception of the debate .