2016 First Presidential Debate: Time, Live Stream, Radio & More

After months of mud slinging and lofty promises, presidential hopeful’s Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will face-off in the first of three presidential debates tonight.

Clinton and Trump aren’t exactly known for their tact, and with 75% of all Americans expected to watch, this has become the cant-miss event of the campaign.

So to make sure you don’t miss it, we’ve rounded up all the ways you can watch, no matter where you are.

Read on to learn the time, free live streaming options, channels and more.

Time & Place: The debate kicks off live from Hofstra University in Long Island, tonight at 9 P.M. EST on NBC.

Lester Holt will be mediating and it is expected to run for 90 minutes.

Channels: The debate will air on all the major network channels and all the cable news channels, as follows: NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, WCNY, CNN, CSPAN, CSPAN2, CNBC, FOX News, MSNBC, FOX Business, Bloomberg, and BBC World.

Free Live Streaming: Free live streaming of the debate is available from several sources, for those who need to watch on the go or from their devices:

For those with a cable subscription, you can stream for free using any of the above channel’s websites, such as WATCH ABC. You just need a valid cable subscription to sign-in.

Those without a cable subscription can stream for free via CNN.com, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.

Radio: Those using satellite radio can listen on over a dozen SiriusXM channels, includin CNBC (Ch. 112) and CNN (Ch. 116).

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Consumer Expert Tracy Ortiz

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