CNN Unveils Programming Details Ahead of GOP Primary Debate

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By Alex Weprin

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Monday night CNN will co-host a Republican Presidential primary debate in Manchester, New Hampshire. In advance of the debate, the channel has announced that a number of programs will originate from the Granite State this weekend, and also revealed some interactive details about the debate itself.

“John King USA” will be televised from New Hampshire Friday evening and Monday, where it will serve as the debate’s lead-in. Saturday and Sunday “CNN Newsroom” with Don Lemon will originate from Manchester, as will “State of the Union.” On Monday “American Morning,” “The Situation Room” and “AC360″ will also be live from New Hampshire.

During the debate, CNN will feature questions from attendees in the room, as well as from satellite town halls across the state. The network will also solicit questions from Twitter, Facebook and its own website.

The debate is slated for 8 PM Monday, and will be moderated by John King.