The Republican National Convention continues for Day 2 today and we have all the details about how you can watch it live on TV. The main events start this evening, with Trump’s nomination and the roll call vote, at 5:30 p.m. Eastern.
Here are all the details you need to know.
DATE: The second day of the RNC is today, Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
RNC PRIMETIME AIR TIME: The RNC main events will begin at 5:30 p.m. Eastern, with a roll call vote of the delegates, most likely affirming Donald Trump’s nomination. After that, a series of speakers will address the Convention, talking about the economy. Trump’s children will be among the speakers.
TV CHANNEL: Many channels will be hosting RNC coverage, which we’re listing below. To find what channel each station 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 each station is on for you.
C-SPAN — This station will have wall-to-wall, gavel-to-gavel coverage.
MSNBC — 20 hours of daily, live reporting from the RNC, including round-the-clock reporting from NBCNews.com and social media platforms.
RNC-TV — Some cable companies have a special RNC-TV channel with non-stop, all-day coverage. It will be called “RNC” or “RNCTV” in your package if you have this. Check your TV Guide or Cable guide.
CNN — CNN will offer 24 hours of live programming from the Convention hall. At the time of the roll call, CNN will be airing Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, which will likely be covering what’s happening at the Convention. Anderson Cooper 360, another live show, begins at 8 p.m. Eastern. Later, America’s Choice 2016, focusing on the primetime speakers, will begin at 9 p.m. Eastern and will be anchored by Wolf Blitzer, Jake Tapper, Anderson Cooper, Dana Bash, and Chris Cuomo. CNN will also bring live, blanket digital coverage, plus special Snapchat coverage, daily Facebook Live segments, and virtual reality through CNNVR.
Fox News — Fox will also have coverage from the Convention floor. Its special on-location primetime coverage will include The Five at 5 p.m. Eastern, Special Report with Bret Baier at 6 p.m. Eastern, On the Record with Greta Van Susteren at 7 p.m. Eastern, The Kelly File at 9 p.m Eastern, America’s Election Headquarters at 10 p.m Eastern, and a special two-hour Hannity at 11 p.m. Eastern. (Note: The O’Reilly Factor, at 8 p.m. Eastern, will be in New York Monday and Tuesday and on location in Cleveland on Wednesday and Thursday.)
CBS — Campaign 2016 coverage from 10 to 11 p.m. Eastern, although it’s a good bet that the news shows happening around the same time as the Convention will also discuss what’s happening.
ABC — “Your Voice Your Vote” begins at 10 p.m. Eastern, although it’s a good bet that the news shows happening around the same time as the Convention will also discuss what’s happening.
NBC — Primetime coverage begins at 10 p.m. Eastern, although it’s a good bet that the news shows happening around the same time as the Convention will also discuss what’s happening.
RNC SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY:
In addition to the roll-call vote and nomination the following people will speak on Tuesday: Sharon Day (co-chair of the Republican National Committee); Dana White (President, UFC); Gov. Asa Hutchison; Leslie Rutledge (Arkansas Attorney General); Michael B. Mukasey (Former Attorney General); Andy Wist (businessman); U.S. Senator Ron Johnson; Chris Cox (executive director of NRA Institute for Legislative Action); Natalie Gulbis (golfer); Sen. Mitch McConnell; Rep. Paul Ryan; Rep. Kevin McCarthy; Gov. Chris Christie; Tiffany Trump; Kerry Woolard; Donald Trump Jr.; Sen. Shelley Moore Capito; Dr. Ben Carson; Kimberlin Brown. The theme for Tuesday is “Make America Work Again.”
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