Twitter and Bloomberg Partner to Livestream Debates

By Steve Safran 

First it was football, now it’s politics. You’ll soon be able to watch the presidential debates on Twitter, thanks to a partnership just announced between Twitter and Bloomberg Media.

Twitter will stream Bloomberg Television’s coverage of three presidential debates and one vice presidential debate, according to a press release Bloomberg put out today. The coverage will also include half-hour pre- and post-debate shows hosted by Bloomberg Politics Managing Editors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann.

You can watch the streams at debates.twitter.com, in Twitter Moments or @bpolitics. Here’s the schedule:

Monday, September 26th, First Presidential Debate

Tuesday, October 4th, Vice Presidential Debate

Sunday, October 9th, Second Presidential Debate

Wednesday, October 19th, Third Presidential Debate