Tonight is the first presidential debate of 2016 and the Republican candidates will take the stage once again to face the firing squad.
The debates will air on Fox Business Network, with an “undercard debate” starting at 6:00 p.m. Eastern and the main event, featuring the top seven contenders in recent polling averages, at 9:00 p.m. Eastern.
Here’s what you need to know:
DATE: January 14, 2016
UNDERCARD DEBATE TIME: 6:00 p.m. Eastern (5:00 p.m. CT/3:00 p.m. PT)
PRIMETIME DEBATE TIME: 9:00 p.m. Eastern (8:00 p.m. CT/6:00 p.m. PT)
TV CHANNEL: Fox Business Network. Click here to find out what channel Fox Business Network is in your area.
MODERATORS: Sandra Smith and Trish Regan will moderate the undercard debate. Neil Cavuto and Maria Bartiromo will moderate the main event.
LOCATION: The North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center in North Charleston, South Carolina
CANDIDATES IN THE UNDERCARD DEBATE: Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum. (Rand Paul has been invited to participate, but has said he’ll skip the debate after being bumped down from the main event.)
CANDIDATES IN THE PRIMARY DEBATE:
Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump
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