The cable and broadcast news networks began the day early, with plans to cover Super Tuesday into the early hours of Wednesday morning, as today’s voting may prove a decisive moment in the race for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations.
- Fox News: Anchors Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly will lead their network’s coverage from New York, starting at 6 p.m. ET. They are expected to anchor through 1 a.m. ET. Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum will cover exit polls and voting in studio. Eric Shawn and Heather Childers will anchor Fox News live coverage from 1 a.m. through 4 a.m. ET. In the field, FNC chief political correspondent Carl Cameron, chief White House correspondent Ed Henry, senior national correspondent John Roberts, chief Washington correspondent James Rosen and chief Congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel will report from key primary and caucus locations.
- CNN: Anderson Cooper, Dana Bash, Wolf Blitzer and Jake Tapper lead coverage from 6 p.m. through 2 a.m. ET. John King reports from the Magic Wall, with correspondents in the field, including Jeff Zeleny and Brianna Keilar covering the Democratic races, and Sara Murray, Manu Raju, Sunlen Serfaty and Phil Mattingly with the Republicans. CNN political director David Chalian and CNN politics executive editor Mark Preston will join contributors and commentators in the studio covering exit polls and delegate counts.
- MSNBC: Rachel Maddow and Brian Williams will lead coverage starting at 6 p.m. ET, with Chris Matthews in Texas. In other key states, MSNBC has positioned Andrea Mitchell in Florida, Craig Melvin in Tennessee, and Tamron Hall, Chris Hayes and Kate Snow in Texas. Chris Jansing and Thomas Roberts are in Virginia, and Chuck Todd will anchor MTP Daily from New York.
- ABC: George Stephanopoulos will lead coverage from Election Headquarters in Times Square, with David Muir anchoring a special edition of World News Tonight. Nightline will cover the Super Tuesday results with Byron Pitts and Juju Chang.
- CBS: CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley anchors the 10 p.m. special, with Face the Nation host John Dickerson, and CBS This Morning co-hosts Charlie Rose and Norah O’Donnell. The network is also covering Super Tuesday throughout the day and into the night on its digital streaming service, CBSN.
- NBC: In addition to an hour-long edition of NBC Nightly News, Lester Holt will anchor a 10 p.m. ET live special, with editions of both for the Mountain and Pacific time zones. Holt will be joined by NBC News political director and Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd and Today show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie.
- Fox Business Network: Super Tuesday coverage starts at 6 p.m. ET. The network’s anchors will each host special editions of their shows, beginning with Charles Payne, followed by Lou Dobbs at 7 p.m. ET. and Neil Cavuto at 8 p.m. ET.
- Fusion: Jorge Ramos and Alicia Menendez will co-anchor a special edition of AMERICA with Jorge Ramos beginning at 10 p.m. ET. Fusion correspondents will report for the special, and for Facebook–and Ramos and Menendez will “pull back the curtain” to reveal how election night broadcasts are produced. ABC News political director Rick Klein will be on set with analysis.
- Yahoo: At 7 p.m. ET, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric will host a special “Super Tuesday” edition of Yahoo News Live. Joining Couric in the Yahoo Studio in New York City is Yahoo National Political Correspondent Matt Bai, Yahoo Chief Washington Correspondent Olivier Knox, and Political Strategist Frank Luntz.