Presidential, vice presidential debates: This is what you need to know, how to watch

KPRC 2 anchor Lauren Freeman give a preview of the upcoming vice presidential debate.

HOUSTON – President Donald Trump and former Vice President and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will debate again on Oct. 15, but the vice-presidential candidates will face each other on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Central time.

When will the debates be held?

Two more presidential debates and the vice presidential debate will be held in October.

The vice presidential debate is scheduled Oct. 7 at the University of Utah, between Vice President Mike Pence and Biden’s running mate, California Sen. Kamala Harris.

The second presidential debate is planned for Oct. 15 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami.

The last debate prior to the election is set for Oct. 22 at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.

The first presidential debate was held on Sept. 29 on the joint campus at the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion shared by Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic.

Who will be moderating?

USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page will moderate the vice-presidential debate event.

Steve Scully of C-SPAN will moderate the town hall meeting format of the second debate on Oct. 15.

NBC’s Kristen Welker will moderate the final presidential debate.

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace moderated the first debate.

What’s the format?

Each of the debates will run for 90 minutes with no commercial breaks.

How can I watch?

You will be able to watch on KPRC and all the major networks, as well as online, but please watch the event here, streaming LIVE on

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