Republican National Convention: What Time & Channel Is the RNC On Today?


What time & channel is day 4 of the RNC today? What is the schedule and when should you tune in? (Getty)

The Republican National Convention concludes with Day 4 today and we have all the details about how you can watch it live on TV. The main events start this evening at 7:30 p.m. Eastern.

Here are all the details you need to know.

DATE: The fourth and final day of the RNC is today, Wednesday, July 20, 2016.

RNC PRIMETIME AIR TIME: The RNC main events will begin at 7:30 p.m. Eastern under the theme “Make America One Again.”

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 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.The O’Reilly Factor, at 8 p.m. Eastern, will be in Cleveland.

CBS — Campaign 2016 coverage from 10 to 11 p.m. Eastern.

ABC — “Your Voice Your Vote” begins at 10 p.m. Eastern.

NBC — Primetime coverage begins at 10 p.m. Eastern.


The RNC’s primetime schedule for Wednesday includes speeches by Brock Mealer (motivational speaker), Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Gov. Mary Fallin, Dr. Lisa Shin, Reince Priebus, Jerry Falwell, Jr., Peter Thiel, Tom Barrack, Ivanka Trump, and Donald Trump.

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