2020 Democratic National Convention

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2020 Democratic National Convention Primetime Schedule (EST)

DateDOWTimes (EST)DayKeynote
18/17Monday9:00pm - 11:00pmDNC Day 1Watch ReplayMichelle Obama
28/18Tuesday9:00pm - 11:00pmDNC Day 2Watch ReplayJill Biden
38/19Wednesday9:00pm - 11:00pmDNC Day 3Watch ReplayKamala Harris
48/20Thursday9:00pm - 11:00pmDNC Day 4Watch ReplayJoe Biden

The 2020 Democratic National Convention will be held August 17-20 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and virtually throughout the country. The four day event will feature a number of prominent speakers, culminating with former Vice President Joe Biden accepting the Democratic nomination for President on the final night.

How to Watch the Democratic National Convention

The DNC will air prime time coverage of the convention from 9:00 to 11:00 PM EST each night of the convention. It will be aired on all major broadcast channels, cable news channels, mobile devices, and both traditional and satellite radio. 

Broadcast Channels (2nd Hour Only)
ABC
CBS
NBC

Cable News Channels
CNN - Mainstream coverage featuring journalists and personalities across the political spectrum.
Fox News Channel - Conservative coverage predominately featuring right-of-center journalists and personalities. 
MSNBC - Liberal coverage predominately featuring left-of-center journalists and personalities.

PBS - Public Broadcasting Service coverage featuring journalists and personalities across the political spectrum.

C-Span - Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network featuring raw coverage with minimal interruption from a host.

Computer/Tablet/Mobile Devices
The Democratic National Committee will be airing the entire convention, including non-prime time coverage, on their official website and social media handles. 
DemConvention.com/watch 
YouTube.com/demconvention 
Facebook.com/demconvention 
Twitter.com/demconvention
Twitch.tv/demconvention

In addition to the official DNC website and social media handles, Amazon Prime Video and 
Microsoft Bing will air coverage of the convention. All you have to do is search for "Democratic National Convention" or "2020 DNC" on either platform.

TV Device Apps (search for “Democratic National Convention” or “2020 DNC”)
Apple TV
Roku TV
Amazon Fire TV

Prominent Speakers Each Day

Each night of the Democratic National Convention will feature a number of speeches by prominent politicians and Democratic personalities, culminating in an address by former Vice President Biden officially accepting the Democratic nomination for President.

Some prominent speakers include former President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, President Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Senator Bernie Sanders, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, former Secretary of State John Kerry, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Senator Elizabeth Warren.

The third night of the convention will feature an address by Senator Kamala Harris, who will officially accept the Democratic nomination for Vice President, with former Vice President Joe Biden accepting the Democratic nomination for President on the fourth night. 

Convention Format

The Democratic National Convention is officially being held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but will predominately be conducted virtually. The vast majority of speakers will deliver their addresses outside of Milwaukee, including when former Vice President Joe Biden accepts the nomination for President. 

Each day will feature a number of meetings by various groups within the Democratic Party. These meetings will only be available to view on the Democratic National Committee's official convention website. The entire schedule is publicly listed and you can choose to "RSVP" to any meeting you would like to virtually attend. 

Every night of the convention will feature two hours of prime time speeches from 9:00 to 11:00 PM EST. During this time is when prominent Democratic politicians and personalities will speak, up to and including Senator Kamala Harris and former Vice President Joe Biden. Senator Harris will speak on Wednesday evening, with former Vice President Joe Biden accepting the nomination on Thursday night.