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Democratic National Convention 2020

How an Oscars Director Helmed the DNC From His Den

Though the four-night, virtual DNC featured nearly 300 speakers, Glenn Weiss helmed the entire convention remotely from his home.

TV Ratings: Democratic Convention Ends on Up Note

The final night of the Democratic National Convention drew the event's biggest TV audience for nominee Joe Biden's acceptance speech.

Colbert Casts Joe Biden’s Experience With Loss, “Presidential” Nature Against Trump in Final ‘Late Show’ DNC Live Monologue

The late night host opted for a more genuine approach to recapping Joe Biden's closing night appearance, saving the show's more blistering takes for former presidential candidate and billionaire Michael Bloomberg. 

Critic’s Notebook: Biden Sticks the Landing on Final Night of the Democratic Convention

Night 4 of the Democratic National Convention lacked the substance of night 3 — and some of Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ jokes jarred — but Biden closed with a speech that powerfully captured the crossroads this election represents.

Biden Vows to Defeat Trump, End “Season of Darkness”

Joe Biden accepted the Democratic presidential nomination with a vow to be a unifying "ally of the light" who would move an America in crisis past the chaos of President Donald Trump's tenure.

TV Ratings: Democratic Convention Rises With Harris, Obama

Addresses by former vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris and former President Barack Obama on Wednesday helped the Democratic National Convention draw its largest audience so far in 2020.

Stephen Colbert Takes on “Edge of Your Seat” Kamala Harris, Barack Obama Speeches From DNC Night 3

The 'Late Show' host also highlighted a special message from Senator Elizabeth Warren and a cameo during House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s convention introduction video during his third night of live convention coverage. 

Critic’s Notebook: Barack Obama Brings Scorching Urgency to Night 3 of Democratic Convention

Former President Barack Obama's barn burner of an address was the most memorable part of an often substantive and stirring night.

Barack Obama, Kamala Harris, Hillary Clinton Urge DNC Viewers to Vote to Oust Trump

Former President Barack Obama warned that American democracy could falter if President Donald Trump is reelected, a stunning rebuke of his successor that was echoed by Kamala Harris at the Democratic Convention as she embraced her historic role as the first Black woman on a national political ticket.

TV Ratings: Democratic Convention Steady on Second Night

The audience for the Democratic National Convention was steady on Tuesday night, with the six largest networks drawing almost identical numbers to Monday's coverage.

Critic’s Notebook: Democratic Convention Stages a Successful Night of Biden Image-Building

Night two of the Democratic National Convention featured a rousing state-by-state roll call, a less rousing group keynote address, a confusion-provoking contribution from AOC and a strong speech by Jill Biden.

Bill Clinton, Stacey Abrams and More Democrats Celebrate Joe Biden’s Presidential Nomination

Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden as their 2020 presidential nominee Tuesday night, as party officials and activists from across the nation gave the former vice president their overwhelming support during his party’s all-virtual national convention.