US Presidential Debate comes to Sky News Live

The Sky News Election Channel will feature commentary and analysis from an American perspective

Sky News has announced it will broadcast the US Presidential debate series live across both Sky News Live and Sky News Election Channel.

The first of four debates will be held on Tuesday 27 September at 11am AEST. Sky News Live will feature a team to preview and review each debate from an Australian perspective led by political editor David Speers, Peter van Onselen, Kristina Keneally and a selection of special guest commentators.

The Sky News Election Channel will feature commentary and analysis from an American perspective with live coverage from C-SPAN, America’s leader in political coverage.

Meanwhile Twitter and Bloomberg Media have announced a partnership to stream Bloomberg Television’s live broadcast of the 2016 US Presidential and Vice Presidential debates on Twitter. The agreement is an expansion of the partnership Twitter and Bloomberg Media announced in July to stream select Bloomberg Television programs.

The stream will be available globally at debates.twitter.com, in Twitter Moments or on @bpolitics. Bloomberg is Twitter’s exclusive streaming partner for the debates.

The stream will also include special Bloomberg Politics programming 30 minutes before and after each debate, which will be led by Bloomberg Politics managing editors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann. Additional Bloomberg Politics talent, reporting, and expert analysis will contribute to the coverage.

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