Presidential debates to air live on ABC57 and ABC57.com

The first Presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will air live on ABC57 on September 29, 2020 at 9 p.m. ET.

There will be two additional Presidential debates - on October 15 and 22. The vice presidential debate will air on October 7.

The debates are sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates, a non-partisan group.

Tuesday's debate will be held at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio and will be moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News.

It will be divided into six segments of approximately 15 minutes each on the following topics: Trump and Biden records, The Supreme Court, COVID-19, the economy, race and violence in our cities and the integrity of the election.

Each segment begins with a question and each candidate will have 2 minutes to respond. They will then have an opportunity to respond to each other. The moderator will use the rest of the time in the segment for a deeper discussion of the topic.

The debate will also be live streamed on ABC57.com.

ABC57 schedule for September 29:

8 - 9 p.m. ET - “Trump vs Biden: The Main Event – A Special Edition of 20/20”
9 - 11 p.m. ET - “The First Presidential Debate – Your Voice Your Vote 2020: An ABC News Special”

The second presidential debate will air live on ABC57 on October 15 at 9 p.m. It will be a town meeting format. Questions will be posed by citizens from the south Florida area. Each candidate will have two minutes to respond to each question and there will be an additional minute for the moderator to facilitate further discussion. The town meeting participants will be uncommitted voters selected under the supervision of Dr. Frank Newport, Senior Scientist, Gallup.

The third presidential debate will air live on ABC57 on October 22 at 9 p.m. This debate will be the same format as the first debate. The debate will be divided into six segments of approximately 15 minutes each on separate topics. Each segment begins with a question and each candidate will have 2 minutes to respond. They will then have an opportunity to respond to each other. The moderator will use the rest of the time in the segment for a deeper discussion of the topic.

The Vice Presidential debate will air live on ABC57 on October 7 at 9 p.m. The debate will be divided into nine segments of approximately 10 minutes each. The moderator will ask an opening question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a deeper discussion of the topic.

All debates will air on ABC57 and will be live streamed on ABC57.com.

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