Let It Begin, Here Is Where To Catch The First Debate… If You Want To.

How to watch the first presidential debate

  • What: First presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden
  • Date: Tuesday, September 29
  • Location:  Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic
  • Time: 9 p.m.-10:30 p.m. ET
  • Debate coverage on CBS broadcast stations and CBSN: 9 p.m.-11 p.m. ET
  • “Red & Blue” debate preview: 5 p.m.
  • CBSN debate coverage: Preshow coverage at 8:30 p.m. and post-show coverage begins at 11 p.m.
  • Online stream: Live on CBSN — in the player above and on your mobile phone, connected TV or gaming console. Download the free CBS News app for full CBSN coverage and live convention updates. CBSN streaming is available on all major platforms, including iOS, Android, Roku, Amazon, Apple, Samsung and Pluto.
  • Follow: Liveblog updates on CBSNews.comThe Debates