PBS NewsHour Democratic Primary Debate to be Simulcast Live on CNN

WASHINGTON, D.C. – PBS NewsHour announced today that in addition to broadcasting live on PBS and streaming live on www.pbs.org/newshour, the PBS NewsHour Democratic Primary Debate – in partnership with Facebook and sanctioned by the Democratic National Committee – will be simulcast live on CNN. The debate will also be live-streamed online at cnn.com and across mobile via CNNgo. CNN International and CNN en Espanol will also simulcast the debate.

PBS NewsHour will host its Democratic Primary Debate on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 9:00 PM ET, at the Helen Bader Concert Hall in the Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts on the main campus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. PBS NewsHour co-anchors and managing editors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will moderate.

The media credential application process for the PBS NewsHour debate is now open, and can be completed by filling out this form. Requests for rate card services, live shot or standing locations can be completed by filling out this form. The deadline to register is Friday, February 5, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

Media Contacts:

Nick Massella, PBS NewsHour

Chris Pigott, DKC News

David Helfenbein, DKC News

Media Credential Request Form: http://my.democrats.org/page/s/pbs-democratic-debate-press-rsvp-1

Request for Live Shot, Stand-Up Location, Additional Services Form: http://DemDebates.Zendesk.com