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Get Your Game Face On, America, Because The Second Presidential Debate Is On Tonight


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The second Presidential Debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump happens tonight at 9:00 P.M. EST, live from Washington University. The Democratic and Republican nominees will debate each other while Lester Holt, anchor for Dateline NBC, moderates the questions. Considering Trump and Hillary’s first debate, you know round two is going to be must-watch television. It is going to be moderated by CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC’s Martha Raddatz.

It’s estimated that an audience the size of the Super Bowl, around 100 million people, tuned into the first debate. Considering how electric the first debate was, that number might grow for the second debate.  Trump had one of the worst weeks of his campaign after the first debate. He started a feud with former Miss Universe Alicia Machado — whom he once called “Miss Piggy” for gaining weight — in addition to being the subject of several reports about his private foundation and his tax returns.

You’ll have a ton of different ways of tuning into the second Presidential Debate, so in a typical democratic fashion, we’ll give you all the options and let you choose. It is sure to be one of the most memorable nights of the election, so if you’re still on the fence, make sure you find out how to tune in below!

Second Presidential Debate Viewing Details

Date: Sunday, October 9, 2016
Time: 9:00 P.M. EST
TV Channels: NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, WCNY, CSPAN, CSPAN2, CNBC, FOX News, MSNBC, FOX Business, Bloomberg, BBC World
Location: Washington University in St. Louis
Moderators: CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC’s Martha Raddatz

How To Live Stream the Second Presidential Debates On Your Computer

Watching the second Presidential Debate live stream will be a breeze if you’re trying to tune in on your computer. You’ll have many more options than you will candidates, which is great and awful at the same time.

YouTube: Networks like NBC News, PBS, Fox News, the Washington Post, Bloomberg andTelemundo will be offering free live streams on YouTube. The upside here is that you won’t need a cable subscription log-in to watch the debates. You can check out the embedded videos in the section above.

Twitter: In addition to airing the Bloomberg coverage of the debates live from the Twitter app, the Twitter website itself will also be hosting the live stream at

ABC Live: ABC allows paying TV customers to live stream their content, so if you’ve got a cable subscription, head on over to and enter your information there.

NBC News: is a great resource for watching whatever’s on NBC, which will be the debates tonight. The only catch is that you’ll need to log-in with a cable subscription.

How To Live Stream The 2nd Presidential Debate On Your Mobile Phone

The second Presidential Debate is will be aired live on all major stations — CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox, PBS, Univision, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, C-SPAN — and is also live-streaming on NBC News’s YouTube page and on Twitter in partnership with Bloomberg.

Twitter: Bloomberg is offering a free live stream of their coverage on Twitter, via the Twitter app ortheir website. Expect quality streams with the added bonus of not needing a password to watch. Coverage begins at 8:30 P.M. EST. The upside here is that you won’t need a cable subscription log-in to watch the debates.

NBC YouTube Debate Live Stream


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