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Third presidential debate 2016: How to watch and stream live tonight

You’ve had plenty of practice, but just in case you need a refresher ...

Candidates Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump Hold Second Presidential Debate At Washington University Saul Loeb-Pool / Getty
Peter Kafka covers media and technology, and their intersection, at Vox. Many of his stories can be found in his Kafka on Media newsletter, and he also hosts the Recode Media podcast.

The final presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton takes place tonight at 9 pm ET at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.

Like the first two debates, this one will be easy to watch on TV — where it will be on many networks, including all four broadcast networks — and on the web, where it will be widely distributed for free.

And like the first debate, this one will be a conventional 1-1 debate, moderated by a single journalist — in this case, Fox News’ Chris Wallace.

Unlike the second debate, there won’t be any questions posed by voters, so there won’t be a Ken Bone moment.

This one may echo the second debate in other unpleasant ways, though: Last time around, the Trump campaign brought women who accused Bill Clinton of sexual assault or harassment into the debate hall.

This time, Team Trump says it is bringing President Barack Obama’s half-brother Malik, who is a Trump supporter.

You know how to use Google, so we don’t need to tell you that you can watch the TV networks, including ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, as well as cable news outlets like CNN and Fox News.

And here are some free, easy digital options:

YouTube: Free access to livestreams from networks including NBC News, CBS, PBS, Fox News, the Washington Post, Univision and Telemundo.

Facebook: Free streams, via Facebook Live, from news organizations including ABC News, C-SPAN, Fox News, PBS, CNBC, Telemundo, Univision, BuzzFeed and the New York Times.

Twitter: Free streams of Bloomberg’s coverage will be available on Twitter’s apps and Twitter’s site.

CBS: Free streams via CBSN, the network’s digital outlet, available via, apps on devices including Roku and Apple TV and mobile apps for Android and iOS.

ABC: In addition to Facebook, free streams via ABC News apps.

NBC: In addition to YouTube, free streams via sites including and, as well as NBC News apps for iOS, Android, Roku and other devices.

CNN: Free streams on, as well as iOS and Android apps.

Reuters: Free streaming coverage via the Reuters TV website and iOS and Android apps.

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