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Where to watch the first 2020 presidential debate on TV, listen on radio and stream it live

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are slated to meet tonight — Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 — for the first of three 2020 presidential debates.

Tonight’s debate will take place on the Health Education Campus at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

The 90-minute debate runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Pacific time (9-10:30 p.m. Eastern) and will last 90 minutes. There will be no commercial interruption.

All of the major TV networks, including ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, PBS, Telemundo and Univision will air the debate.

Cable news channels that include CNN, C-SPAN, Fox News, MSNBC will also carry the debate.

Most major news outlets will also provide live streams on YouTube, including ABC, CBS and C-SPAN

More sources of live streams include CBSN (http:/, NBC ( ABC (

On Google, search for “watch presidential debate” for a live stream.

The Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV and XBox One streaming devices will also offer live feeds.

NPR radio stations that plan to carry the debate include Southern California stations KCRW-FM and KPCC-FM.

KCRW ( offers FM signals throughout Southern California, including 89.9 in LA and Orange counties, 89.1 in Ventura County, 89.3 in the Palm Springs area, 88.1 in Kern and northern LA counties, 88.7 in Santa Barbara, 101.3 in San Luis Obispo, 89.7 in Gorman, 90.9 in Banning, 92.9 in Borrego Springs, 100.1 in Ridgecrest, 102.3 in Santa Paula, Moorpark and Fillmore, 102.1 in Ojai, 89.9 in Lemon Grove and Spring Valley and 106.9 in Goleta.

KPCC ( covers Southern California with FM signals at 89.9 in LA and Orange counties, 89.1 in the Inland Empire, 90.3 in the Coachella Valley, 93.3 in Palm Springs, 89.5 in Ventura County and 89.9 in Santa Barbara and Goleta.

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace will moderate tonight’s debate, which will feature six 15-minute segments on the following topics selected by Wallace and announced by the Commission on Presidential Debates (

  • The Trump and Biden Records
  • The Supreme Court
  • COVID-19
  • The Economy
  • Race and Violence in our Cities
  • The Integrity of the Election

The first debate had been scheduled to take place at Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana, but the school pulled out of the contest due to concerns over COVID-19.

A vice-presidential debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris follows on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

Trump and Biden will meet for two more debates: Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida; and Thursday, Oct. 22 at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.

All debates begin at 6 p.m. Pacific time.

Source: Orange County Register

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