ABC Sponsoring Four N.H. Debates

By Brian 

ABC News, WMUR-TV and the New Hampshire Union Leader are partnering to “produce four live presidential candidate debates — two in October 2007 and two in January 2008,” the companies announced today.

George Stephanopoulos will anchor the October debates. “The Republican debate will be held on Sunday, October 14th and the Democratic debate will be Sunday, October 21st, both in Manchester, New Hampshire.” They “will air nationwide as special editions of This Week.”

Debates about the January debates will come out later. Here’s the press release.

> Also: “These debates are in addition to the two forums ABC News and ABC5/WOI-TV, will be producing in Iowa in August 2007…”