Here’s How Networks Are Covering New Hampshire Primary Day

By A.J. Katz 

The 2020 Iowa caucuses gave us a controversial victory by Pete Buttigieg– though Sen. Bernie Sanders out-performed the South Bend Ind., mayor in overall vote count. Will Sen. Sanders take home the win in New Hampshire tonight, as many are expecting? Will Joe Biden improve on his disappointing 4th place finish in Iowa, and emerge victorious by the end of the night? Will someone else surprise the field and come out on top?

Here’s how the networks will covering the 2020 New Hampshire primary, which takes place Tuesday, Feb. 11.

ABC News:

  • ABC News presents special coverage of the 2020 presidential election New Hampshire Primary on Tuesday, Feb. 11 on ABC.
  • The network will air special reports in prime time as voting results break, providing insight on the latest developments and the impact on the election and candidates.
  • Coverage will feature chief anchor George Stephanopoulos, World News Tonight anchor and managing editor David Muir, chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl, senior White House correspondent Cecilia Vega, senior congressional correspondent Mary Bruce, senior national correspondent Terry Moran, FiveThirtyEight Editor-in-Chief Nate Silver, special correspondent Matthew Dowd and Contributors Chris Christie, Rahm Emanuel and Yvette Simpson.
  • Muir will anchor World News Tonight  from New Hampshire on Tuesday, and Stephanopoulos anchors GMA on Tuesday from New Hampshire.
  • Good Morning America Weekend co-anchors Whit Johnson and Eva Pilgrim, national correspondent Marcus Moore, correspondent Stephanie Ramos and multi-platform reporter Rachel Scott will report on the ground from candidates’ campaign headquarters across Iowa and New Hampshire on the latest developments in the race.
  • ABC News will provide comprehensive coverage and analysis of both events on ABCNews.com.
  •  ABC News Live, the network’s 24/7 breaking news and live events channel, will have special coverage beginning at 8 p.m. ET of the New Hampshire primary.
  • World News Tonight Weekend anchor and chief national affairs correspondent Tom Llamas will anchor coverage live from Manchester, respectively, with political director Rick Klein, senior Washington reporter Devin Dwyer and contributors Heidi Heitkamp, Alex Castellanos, Stephanie Cutter and Deidre DeJear.
  • FiveThirtyEight will have preview pieces and forecasts for each event and will produce reaction pieces. Social media newscast “On Location” will have on-the-ground coverage leading up to both events with recaps of the results – exclusively for Facebook Watch.
  • ABC News Radio live coverage will be anchored by correspondent Aaron Katersky in Manchester with on-the-ground reporting by Start Here podcast host Brad Mielke.
  • ABC NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC News, will provide full coverage with correspondents Mona Kosar Abdi and Trevor Ault reporting from New Hampshire.
  • Klein will also be providing analysis for ABC affiliates. NewsOne provides news content and services for more than 200 ABC affiliates and international news partners.

CBS News:

  • CBS News will provide on-the-ground coverage of the New Hampshire primary tomorrow across all broadcasts and platforms, including prime time updates on CBS and live, ongoing coverage on CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 streaming news service.
  • CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell will lead CBS News’ multi-platform coverage from Manchester, NH.
  • O’Donnell will anchor the CBS Evening News and the CBS prime time updates tomorrow, beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
  • O’Donnell will be joined by chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett; political correspondent Ed O’Keefe; and correspondent Nikole Killion.
  • CBS This Morning will kick off the day with co-host Tony Dokoupil anchoring live from Manchester.
  • Dokoupil will speak with New Hampshire Sec. of State Bill Gardner about what the state is doing to prevent another debacle like the one playing out in Iowa and feature reporting from Pres. Trump’s rally tonight.
  • Major Garrett, Ed O’Keefe and CBS News special correspondent Alex Wagner will join Dokoupil, as well as the team of CBS News political correspondents, to discuss the New Hampshire Primary and the latest CBS News polling.
  • Gayle King and Anthony Mason will anchor live from the studio in New York.
  • CTM will continue with results and analysis of the New Hampshire primary Wednesday morning.
  • CBSN will stream comprehensive coverage of the New Hampshire primary starting tonight, with Elaine Quijano anchoring a special edition of Red & Blue from the Bonfire Restaurant and Country Bar in Manchester at 5:00 PM,  ET. On Tuesday, coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET anchored by Anne-Marie Green. Vlad Duthiers joins at 9 a.m. ET.
  • Tuesday night, Quijano will anchor a special edition of Red & Blue at 5 p.m. ET live from New Hampshire and will anchor continuous coverage throughout the evening joined by Caitlin Huey-Burns, Antjuan Seawright, Leslie Sanchez, Lynda Tran as well as additional guests and reporters stationed on the ground.
  • Adding to the special coverage is CBS News’ director of elections and surveys Anthony Salvanto and anchor Tanya Rivero who will be at the Decision Desk at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York, analyzing the results in real-time and showing viewers who’s leading and why.
  • CBS News Radio will provide continuous coverage anchored by Bill Rehkopf in Washington, D.C., joined by Leonard Steinhorn and Peter Maer. Steven Portnoy, Steve Dorsey and Steve Burns will contribute on-the-ground coverage. CBS News Radio will also provide stations with short-form special reports throughout the night tomorrow and stream its coverage online, on mobile apps and on smart speakers. Download the CBS News Radio App for iOS and Android or ask any Alexa-enabled device to play CBS News Radio.
  • CBS Newspath, CBS News’ newsgathering organization providing news and information to 200+ affiliates nationwide and to broadcasters around the world, will feature coverage and digital content. CBS News correspondents Laura Podesta and Skyler Henry will report on the New Hampshire Primary from Manchester.

CNN:

  • CNN will provide live coverage and analysis of the New Hampshire primary, which will air live on CNN, CNN International and CNN en Espanol.
  • On CNN’s digital platforms, live coverage and analysis of the New Hampshire primary can be found on CNN.com’s homepage, across mobile  devices via CNN’s apps for iOS and Android, and via CNNgo apps for Amazon Fire, Android TV, Apple TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TV and Chromecast.
  • An audio stream will also be available on SiriusXM Channels 116, 454, 795 and the Westwood One Radio Network. Watch live CNN TV on any device, anywhere.

C-SPAN:

  • Live coverage of the New Hampshire primary will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET on C-SPAN, C-SPAN Radio and C-SPAN.org.
  • We’ll have New Hampshire Primary results, beginning with a LIVE simulcast of WMUR-TV in Manchester, NH followed by candidate speeches and results coverage.

FBN:

  • Fox Business’ svp and managing editor of business news Neil Cavuto will provide live programming surrounding the New Hampshire Primary throughout prime time on Tuesday.
  • Beginning at 8 p.m. ET, Cavuto will helm a special two-hour prime time edition of Cavuto: Coast to Coast featuring live coverage and expert analysis of the primary and election results.
  • Throughout the evening, Cavuto will be joined in New York by a rotating panel of business and political experts, including New Hampshire native Trish Regan, Lou Dobbs Tonight host Lou Dobbs, and Kennedy host Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery, among others. Following Cavuto, Regan will host a live edition of Trish Regan Primetime at 10 p.m. ET to provide analysis of the primary results.

Fox News:

  • Broadcasting from Bedford, N.H. Fox News will present nearly all of its live programming on Tuesday from the nation’s first primary state.
  • Kicking off primary day on Feb. 11, Fox & Friends will also broadcast from Bedford, followed by America’s Newsroom co-anchored by Sandra Smith and Ed Henry, Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner, The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino, Bill Hemmer Reports and The Five.
  • Beginning at 6 p.m. ET, 2020 election co-anchors Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum will helm a 2-hour coverage special from the state and break down the real-time election results as polls close.
  • At 8 p.m. ET Tucker Carlson Tonight will air live from Washington D.C. and later in the evening Hannity will broadcast from New Hampshire at 9 p.m. ET, followed by The Ingraham Angle at 10 p.m. ET, in Washington D.C., and a special Democracy 2020: New Hampshire Primary coverage special co-anchored by Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum at 11 p.m. ET.
  • Delivering the latest election updates, Shannon Bream will anchor Fox News @ Night from 12-1 a.m. ET live from New Hampshire.
  • Lastly, Fox & Friends and America’s Newsroom will each recap the election results the day following the race.
  • FNC will also provide viewers with live reports throughout New Hampshire and updates from candidate headquarters during the primaries from FNC correspondents Mark Meredith, Matt Finn, Peter Doocy, Kristin Fisher, Jacqui Heinrich, Molly Line and Ellison Barber.

MSNBC:

  • On the eve of the first-in-the-nation primary, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes will host All In with a live studio audience in New Hampshire.
  • MSNBC will also broadcast from New Hampshire on Monday and primary day including Morning Joe, MSNBC Live anchored by Hallie Jackson, Chris Jansing, Ari Melber, Stephanie Ruhle, Katy Tur and Ali Velshi as well as Andrea Mitchell Reports, MTP Daily and Hardball.
  • Rachel Maddow and Brian Williams joined by Nicolle Wallace will anchor MSNBC’s special New Hampshire primary coverage starting at 6 p.m. ET.
  • Chris Hayes and Chris Matthews will join the special coverage from New Hampshire.

NBC News/NBC News Digital:

  • For NBC News, on primary day, Tuesday, Feb. 11, Savannah Guthrie will be live for Today and Lester Holt will anchor NBC Nightly News from New Hampshire.
  • Beginning at 8 p.m., NBC News will air Special Reports from New Hampshire throughout the night as results come in anchored by Lester Holt and joined by Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd.
  • Plus, NBC News and MSNBC correspondents, reporters and Road Warriors will be reporting throughout the state at voting locations and campaign headquarters including Kristen Welker, Chris Jansing, Katy Tur, Morgan Radford, Garrett Haake, Trymaine Lee, Cal Perry, Shaquille Brewster, Vaughn Hillyard, Mike Memoli, Ali Vitali, Monica Alba, Savannah Sellers and Dasha Burns. 
  • For NBC News Digital, Chuck Todd will also anchor a Special Report from New Hampshire streaming on NBC News Now at 7 p.m. ET on primary day and will be joined by Kasie Hunt.
  • NBC News Stay Tuned will be live from caucus sites and one-on-one with voters, bringing the latest to the network’s Snapchat news show.
  • NBC News digital political reporters, including senior politics reporter Alex Seitz-Wald, national political reporter Sahil Kapur, senior political analyst Jonathan Allen, senior White House reporter Shannon Pettypiece and political reporter Allan Smith, are dispatched throughout New Hampshire to bring the latest reporting and analysis to NBCNews.com and the NBC News app.
  • The NBC News digital politics team will live blog the primary election, with contributions from NBC News reporters across all platforms: NBCNews.com/Decision2020.
  • On primary night, NBCNews.com will be a complete resource for all the latest news, exit polls and live updated race results thanks to the NBC News Decision Desk, which will project the winner and allocate delegates based on the data. Find all primary contest results, plus upcoming races, at NBCNews.com/ElectionResults2020.
  • The Decision 2020 elections experience will appear across NBCNews.com, the NBC News mobile app, NBCNews.com/Decision2020, MSNBC.com and Telemundo.com.
  • NBC News is also tracking the number of delegates each candidate wins in the 2020 Democratic and Republican presidential races. Get the latest at NBCNews.com/DelegateTracker.
  • On primary day, NBCNews.com will publish Election Confessions: New Hampshire edition, where New Hampshire voters can share confessions about the presidential candidates and the state of the country.
  • NBC News Digital will also feature Road to 270, an interactive web tool where users can design and map their own road to the presidency. Users can also see the latest scenarios from NBC News political director Chuck Todd and NBC News and MSNBC national political correspondent Steve Kornacki.

PBS:

  • PBS NewsHour will provide special coverage of the New Hampshire Primary results on Tuesday, from 11 – 11:30 pm EST.
  • Managing editor Judy Woodruff and senior national correspondent Amna Nawaz will anchor coverage from Manchester, NH and Washington, respectively, with Capitol Hill correspondent Lisa Desjardins and senior political reporter Dan Bush reporting from New Hampshire.
  • Guests include New Hampshire political reporter Paul Steinhauser and New Hampshire Young Democrats’ Lucas Meyer.
  • In addition to its broadcast on PBS stations, the special will stream on NewsHour’s digital and social platforms.

Telemundo:

  • Washington D.C. correspondent Javier Vega has been on site since Sunday covering the preview/providing updates for Noticias Telemundo.
  • Vega’s last report will be Wednesday morning with the primary results.
  • Telemundo will have two special news bulletins this evening at 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. ET (approximately) with updates, in addition to the network’s morning, midday, 6:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts.

Univision:

  • Univision News national correspondent Blanca Rosa Vilchez will report live from New Hampshire for Univision’s flagship newscasts Noticiero Univision at 6:30 p.m. and Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna at 11:30 p.m.
  • Univision News correspondent Fabiola Galindo to report live from a New Hampshire precinct for Univision’s morning show Despierta America, Edición Digital and UNews.
  • Univision News will provide live electoral bulletins throughout the day.
  • UnivisionNoticias.com will provide exclusive digital coverage of the New Hampshire Caucuses through its liveblog, videos, articles, infographics animations and social media.
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