Facebook is teaming up with Fox News Channel to present the initial Republican Party presidential debates Thursday night.
The Fox News Facebook page will host a live chat, as well as present comments, photos and videos from users of the social network.
Other social elements of Thursday night’s event include:
- The Fox News Election HQ 2016 application, which allows users to assigns scores to candidates during the debates, as well as to interact with the network’s personalities in real-time. The app is available via the iTunes App Store for iOS and via Google Play for Android.
- The ability to view coverage all night via desktops, tablets and smartphones via Fox News Go.
- The hashtag #GOPDebate on Twitter.
Fox News Channel’s schedule Thursday night follows:
- 5 p.m. ET: Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum kick off the Fox News-Facebook Debate Event Night on Fox News Channel with the first Republican presidential primary debate. Join Fox News personalities for a live chat on facebook.com/foxnews.
- 6 p.m.: Watch the Fox News Facebook: Digital Chat as Harris Faulkner, Andrea Tantaros, Kennedy, Jesse Watters and Tom Shillue discuss the first debate along with Todd Starnes on FoxNews.com and the Fox News Mobile apps.
- 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.: Baier, Kelly and Wallace moderate the primetime Republican presidential primary debate. Plus, join the conversation on Facebook with Faulkner, Tantaros, Kennedy, Watters and Shillue.
- 11 p.m.: Special The Kelly File show following the debate.
- 11 p.m.: Watch the Fox News Facebook: Digital Chat as Faulkner, Tantaros, Kennedy, Watters and Shillue discuss the primetime debate along with Starnes on FoxNews.com and the Fox News Mobile apps.
- Midnight: Special debate-night Hannity show.
Readers: Will you interact on Facebook during Thursday night’s Republican presidential primary debate?