Election 2016: How to Watch Online
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube will all offer live-streaming during Election Day.
There will be wall-to-wall coverage of Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 8 as the country votes to elect either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump as the next President of the United States.
From broadcast outlets like CNN and Fox News to newspapers like The New York Times (which has dropped its paywall through Wednesday, Nov. 9), election coverage will be hard to avoid. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and others will also be live streaming coverage during throughout the day and evening. The Hollywood Reporter has put together a guide to some of ways cord-cutters can stay up-to-date on the live election results.
The streaming outlet of CBS News will have live coverage online all day on Tuesday as well as during the night from 7 p.m. ET until 2 a.m. ET. — available via CBSNews.com and CBS News mobile apps and set-top box apps. The daytime broadcast will be anchored by Josh Elliott with correspondents Vladimir Duthiers and Reena Ninan and the evening stream will feature live network broadcast coverage led by Scott Pelley, Norah O'Donnell, John Dickerson, Gayle King, Charlie Rose, Elaine Quijano and Bob Schieffer.
Several news outlets will broadcast live election programming from the social network. They include NowThis, which will host a stream with comedian Jordan Carlos called "No Sleep Til POTUS," CNN, which will stream live from a different battleground location every hour from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from watch parties and other spots the rest of the evening, and satirical news site The Onion, which plans to debut on Facebook Live during Election Day. In addition, OZY Media has partnered with Wired to broadcast a cocktail party live from Washington, D.C. Other outlets planning live coverage on Facebook include ABC News, NYT, Univision and The Washington Post.
The search giant will integrate national and local election results into its search engine, continuously updating as new information becomes available.
Beginning at 6 p.m. ET, Twitter will broadcast live coverage of the election from BuzzFeed News' New York headquarters, complete with guest interviews, exclusive videos from President Obama and the cast of Hamilton, and live update from BuzzFeed reporters around the country. The news organization also plans to work with Decision Desk HQ to call states for each candidate.
The Google-owned streamer will offer live coverage from NBC, PBS, MTV, Bloomberg, Telemundo and The Young Turks. In addition, Complex News will deliver live Election Night programming from YouTube Space NY.