Where to Watch the Vice Presidential Debate

By Merrill Knox 

A round-up of coverage plans for the Vice Presidential debate, tonight at 9pmET from Centre College in Danville, KY.

Sawyer and Stephanapoulos to Lead ABC’s Debate Coverage

NBC News Sets Vice Presidential Debate Plans

Scott Pelley to Anchor CBS Debate Coverage

Ifill and Woodruff to Anchor ‘PBS NewsHour’ Debate Coverage

Fox News Channel Sets VP Debate Plans

CNN’s VP Debate Coverage to Feature Focus Group, Time Clock

MSNBC’s Primetime Hosts to Lead Debate Coverage

Neil Cavuto to Lead FBN’s Debate Coverage

Quintanilla, Quick to Anchor CNBC Debate Coverage

Univision will also broadcast the debate, with Enrique Acevedo moderating a pre-debate discussion. Details, as well as plan’s for C-SPAN’s coverage, are after the jump.


Multiplatform coverage includes the Univision Network, UnivisionNoticias.com,

YouTube Elections Hub, Google Hangout, and mobile ap

Univision News will provide millions of Hispanics with access to comprehensive Spanish-language coverage of tonight’s U.S. vice presidential debate through Univision’s multiple platforms, including television, online, and mobile.

                     The Univision Network will air and live stream the debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky and will also provide simultaneous Spanish translation. Prior to the candidates’ face-off, Univision News will present a Spanish-language pre-debate show available live on the YouTube Elections Hub and Google Hangout, with Univision News correspondent Lourdes Meluza, reporting straight from Danville, and political analysts Helen Aguirre Ferré (Republican) and Fabian Núñez (Democrat). The discussion will be moderated by Enrique Acevedo, co-anchor of Univision’s nightly newscast, “Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna.”

Immediately following our pre-analysis, Felix de Bedout will introduce the event and resume coverage upon its completion.

Following the debate, Univision will host a special half-hour live program featuring Aguirre Ferré and Núñez, who will discuss the candidates’ performance and what voters can expect during the last phase of the presidential campaign.

At midnight, we will broadcast the event live to tape, not including the pre and post event analyses.

The pre-debate show, vice presidential debate and post-debate special will be streamed live on UnivisionNoticias.com, and YouTube.com/politics, with ongoing coverage and updates on the Noticias Univision app. The debate will also be broadcasted via Univisionamerica.com.

Users can follow and participate in the coverage of the U.S. vice presidential debate via @UniNoticias, @UnivisionNews, @UniPolitica and the hashtag #Destino2012 on Twitter. There will be live tweeting during the debate with political analysts Helen Aguirre Ferré and Fabian Núñez. Noticias Univision will be integrating in real-time Tweets from viewers during the post-debate analysis show.



Here is a look at C-SPAN programming for the Vice Presidential debate on October 11:

7pm                      Debate preview with a live 90-minute program

8:30pm                Live coverage of pre-debate briefings with moderators, as well as welcoming remarks from Debate Commission representatives

9:00pm                The debate

10:30pm              Gauge public reaction for an hour after each debate with calls, Tweets and Facebook comments from viewers

11:30pm              Debate re-air

1am                       A new LIVE post-debate call-in program