Vice Presidential Debate: What Time & TV Channel Is It On Tonight?

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What time and channel is the vice presidential debate? (Getty)

The vice presidential debate between Tim Kaine and Mike Pence is tonight at 9 p.m. Eastern. It will be televised on all major broadcast and cable news networks. Here’s a look at the broadcast information:


DATE: Tuesday, October 4, 2016


AIR TIME: The debate will begin at 9 p.m. Eastern/ 8 p.m. Central.


TV CHANNEL: This debate will be broadcast live on all the major networks and leading cable sites, including ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, CNBC, Fox, Fox News, MSNBC, and PBS NewsHour, Telemundo, and Univision.

To find out what channel the station you want to watch is on for you, click here to go to TV Guide’s listings. Then change the “Provider” (right under TV Listings) to your local provider. You’ll be able to scroll down to see what channel the station you’re interested in is on for you.


LOCATION: Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia


MODERATOR: Elaine Quijano, an anchor for CBSN and correspondent for CBS News


CANDIDATES IN THE DEBATE: The Commission on Presidential Debates announced that only Kaine and Pence would be invited to this debate, based on an average of relevant national polls. Bill Weld and Ajamu Baraka will not be participating.


VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE LIVE STREAM: Click here to find out how to watch the vice presidential debate via live stream.


PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE SCHEDULE: There are two more presidential debates scheduled for after this vice presidential debate. The second debate is Sunday, October 9. The third debate is Wednesday, October 19.

Heavy will be covering the debate live, so be sure to check out our 2016 election page during the debate for the latest coverage.

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