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Democratic Convention: TV and Radio Coverage


Highlights of nationally broadcast convention coverage. All times are Eastern, and the schedule is subject to change.

ABC: Live coverage, anchored by Peter Jennings, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 to 11 p.m., and on Thursday from 9 to 11 p.m. Live reports on the convention opening will be aired during regular prime-time programming Monday.

  • In addition, "World News Tonight With Peter Jennings," "World News Now," "Good Morning America" and extended editions of "Nightline" will offer comprehensive convention coverage.

    CBS: "The CBS Evening News With Dan Rather," from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., will include analysis of each day's convention events. Monday and Tuesday evenings, segments of "48 Hours" and "60 Minutes II," respectively, each beginning at 10 p.m., will feature live coverage. Live, extended coverage will begin at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Thursday.

    CNN: A "Democratic National Convention Special" will provide live coverage from 4 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 11 p.m. each day. The special will be anchored by Bernard Shaw, Judy Woodruff and Jeff Greenfield. A "Post Convention Wrap-Up" will air each evening from 11 p.m. to midnight. "Inside Politics" will report live from the convention from 5 to 6 p.m., and "Larry King Live" will air from 9 to 10 p.m. and midnight to 1 a.m.

    C-SPAN: Live, uninterrupted gavel-to-gavel coverage from 4 p.m. to midnight each day. In addition, "Washington Journal" will broadcast live from Los Angeles from 7 to 10 a.m. each day.

    FOX: Live coverage beginning at 8 p.m. each night. Coverage will include Tony Snow of "Fox News Sunday" anchoring from the floor, with commentary and analysis offered by political experts in the studio.

  • At 6 p.m., "Special Report With Brit Hume" will begin coverage through on-site correspondents.

    MSNBC: Live, gavel-to-gavel coverage, including platform hearings. Beginning at 10 each morning of the convention, "Morning Line" will broadcast from the floor, followed by live coverage from noon to 5 p.m.

  • Evening programming, including "The Mitchell Report," "Equal Time" and a special "Decision 2000" report anchored by Brian Williams and Chris Matthews, will deliver live coverage from 5 to 8 p.m. Tom Brokaw and Tim Russert will anchor prime-time coverage from 8 to 11 p.m. A final "Decision 2000" report will broadcast from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.

    NBC: "NBC Nightly News" will provide coverage from 6:30 to 7 p.m. each day. Live "Decision 2000" reports anchored by Tom Brokaw and Tim Russert will be broadcast from 10 to 11 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 to 11 p.m. Thursday.

    PBS: Live prime-time coverage from 8 to 11 p.m. each evening on "The Newshour." Anchored by Jim Lehrer, "The NewsHour" will broadcast from the floor, with live programming interspersed with analysis and on-site interviews with delegates and participants.

    NPR: Live broadcast specials from 8 to11 p.m. each day. In addition, "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered" and "Talk of the Nation" will feature live coverage, special guests and analysis.

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