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How to stream the 2020 presidential debates live

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Many eyes are on the upcoming 2020 U.S. presidential election. With just weeks to go, Democrat and former Vice President Joe Biden and Republican President Donald Trump will face off in a series of debates. Each of the 2020 presidential debates—plus the one vice presidential debate—will air commercial-free on all major U.S. news networks as well as online.

When are the 2020 presidential debates?

The presidential debates in 2020 will take place on the following dates:

  • September 29 in Cleveland, moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News
  • October 15 [CANCELED] in Miami, a town-hall style debate moderated by Steve Scully of C-SPAN
  • October 22 in Nashville, Tennessee, moderated by Kristen Welker of NBC

All debates will air at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S.). Find out how you can watch the debates live wherever you are in the world with a risk-free VPN.

Stream the 2020 presidential debates live

The 2020 presidential debates will air on all major U.S. news networks: ABC, CBS, CNN, C-SPAN, FOX, FOX News, MSNBC and NBC. In addition, there should be streams on YouTube, certain U.S. newspaper websites, and other social media channels.

You can stay private and secure watching these streams in just a few steps:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Download and install the ExpressVPN app and browser extension (if you’re using Windows or Mac) on your device.
  3. Select a U.S. VPN location.
  4. Go to the streaming channel of your choice and sign in.
  5. Watch the debates live.

Where to watch the 2020 vice presidential debate

In addition to the three presidential debates, there will also be a single vice presidential debate on October 7 in Salt Lake City. You can watch Democratic candidate Kamala Harris debate Vice President Mike Pence at 9:00 p.m. ET on all the networks listed above.

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Watch the 2020 presidential debates on Sling TV

Price: 30 USD/month and up

Channels: CNN, Fox, and NBC

Sling TV provides access to a number of news networks through their “Sling Blue” package. A seven-day free trial is available.

To watch the debates live on Sling TV:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Sign up for Sling TV Blue.
  4. Settle in and enjoy!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the Sling TV app on your Android or iOS device.

Learn more about how to watch Sling TV with ExpressVPN.

Watch the 2020 presidential debates live online on YouTube TV

Price: 65 USD/month

Channels: ABC, CBS, CNN, C-SPAN, Fox, and NBC

YouTube TV gives you all of the networks carrying the debates, and offers a five-day free trial.

Note that you may need to supply a valid U.S. postal code (e.g., 10012, 48104).

To watch the debates live on YouTube TV:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to YouTube TV and sign up.
  4. Settle in to watch the sparks fly!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the YouTube TV app on your Android or iOS device.

Learn more about watching YouTube with ExpressVPN.

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Watch the 2020 presidential debates on AT&T TV Now

Price: 55 USD/month and up

Channels
: ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC, plus cable channels

AT&T TV Now gives you access to all the major U.S. news networks, and they also offer a seven-day free trial. You will need to provide a valid U.S. address and credit card.

To watch the debates live on AT&T TV Now:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to AT&T TV Now and sign up.
  4. Settle in and enjoy!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the AT&T TV Now app on your Android or iOS device.

Learn more about watching AT&T TV Now with ExpressVPN.

Live stream the 2020 presidential debates on Hulu

Price: 55 USD/month and up

Channels: ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC, plus cable channels

Hulu With Live TV is another way to catch the debates and offers a seven-day free trial. You may need to supply a valid U.S. postal code (e.g., 10012, 48104) and credit card.

To watch the debates live on Hulu:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to Hulu and select a plan.
  4. Kick back and enjoy!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the Hulu app on your Android or iOS device.

Learn more about how to stream Hulu with ExpressVPN.

Watch the 2020 presidential debates on fuboTV

Price: 65 USD/month and up

Channels: ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC, plus some cable channels

fuboTV is primarily geared toward sports fans, but also includes many news and entertainment channels. It’s another way to catch the debates and offers a seven-day free trial. You may need to supply a valid U.S. postal code (e.g., 10012, 48104) and channels will be tailored to your server location.

To watch the debates live on fuboTV:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to fuboTV and select a plan.
  4. Kick back and enjoy!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the fuboTV app on your Android or iOS device.

Learn more about how to watch fuboTV with ExpressVPN.

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What’s next after the debates?

The 2020 presidential election itself! Americans head to the polls on November 3, 2020, although early and absentee voting have already begun in some states.

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