It’s officially campaign season. The first Democratic Presidential Debate for the 2020 election will take place on Wednesday, June 26 as a two-night event kicks off on the NBC family of networks. The debate will be available on NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo as the world gets its first look at the crowded field of Democratic challengers vying to be the candidate who will look to take Donald Trump out of the Oval Office.
Moderators for the debates will be NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, MSNBC primetime host Rachel Maddow, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd, Today Show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie, and Noticias Telemundo anchor José Diaz-Balart.
On night one, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, former Texas Representative Beto O’Rourke, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, Ohio Representative Tim Ryan, and former Maryland Representative John Delaney.
Looking for a live stream of the first Democratic Presidential Debate for 2020? The show will be broadcast on NBC and NBC.com. It will also be live-streamed via NBCNews.com, the NBC News apps, Telemundo, or NBC News’ Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts.
Now that you’re all caught up, let’s break down all of the ways you can watch the episode.
Democratic Presidential Debate Viewing Details
Date: Wednesday, June 26
Event: 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: NBC, MSNBC, Telemundo (Check local listings)
How To Live Stream Democratic Presidential Debate Online
Your best bet for watching Democratic Presidential Debate via a live stream is NBC.com/live. You will need your log-in and password information for your cable or satellite provider and you’re good to go.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can live stream the debate online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV offers a free seven-day trial, so you’ll receive a full seven days free before your paid membership begins. If you cancel your subscription within the week, you will not be charged. DIRECTV NOW is available on Desktop, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the game through Sling TV. Sling TV is service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computer or mobile device for a monthly fee. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. The service’s Orange package includes NBC and costs $20 a month, but you can sign up for a free seven-day trial. If you cancel your subscription within a week, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the app for your computer to start watching.
Please note NBC on Sling TV & DIRECTV NOW is only available in: Dallas-Ft. Worth, Chicago, Hartford-New Haven, L.A., Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Washington, D.C.
Watch Democratic Presidential Debate On Phone, Tablet Or Mobile
If you can’t watch tonight’s debate on your TV or computer, NBC has you covered with their NBC app. As long as you have a cable or satellite provider, you can download the app for free in the App Store, the Google Play store, or the Windows Store.
You can also watch the show on the Sling app. Sign up for a free Sling trial and download their app from the App store or Google Play store. There is also a Sling app for Apple TV, Xbox One, Roku, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV.
DIRECTV also has an DIRECTV NOW app on App Store and Google Play store where you can watch the Democratic Presidential Debate for free if you sign up for the seven-day trial and cancel it before the trial period ends.