Election 2016: Find Out How TV Networks Are Covering This Historic Night
Seasoned veterans will be anchoring the Presidential election coverage on various networks
It’s a big night for many anchors and networks thanks to the historic 2016 Presidential election, but who will be guiding America through the process?
A handful of seasoned veterans will be handling the coverage with George Stephanopoulos leading the pack at 7:30 p.m. ET. Then David Muir will be stepping in to help anchor alongside Diane Sawyer, who handled the network’s coverage last election, and Charles Gibson, who will be coming out of retirement for the event.
Scott Pelley, Norah O’Donnell, John Dickerson, Gayle King, Charlie Rose, Elaine Quijano and Bob Schieffer will lead The Eye’s coverage.
Beginning at 4 p.m. ET, Anderson Cooper will anchor the cable news network’s coverage along with Wolf Blitzer, Jake Tapper, and Dana Bash. (Last election, CNN and NBC led the pack of viewership according to Nielsen ratings, with respective viewerships of 8.84 million and 12.56 million tuning in.)
• Comedy Central
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will air a one-hour election night special live on both coasts at 11 p.m. ET.
José Díaz-Balart and María Celeste Arrarás anchors Telemundo’s coverage starting at 7 p.m. ET.
Lester Holt will be anchoring for The Peacock’s coverage with the help of Savannah Guthrie, Chuck Todd and Tom Brokaw.
Starting at 8 p.m. ET, anchors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will go on air for PBS’s coverage, which will also be streamed online.
Stephen Colbert enlisted Jon Stewart for his live special, Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Democracy’s Series Finale: Who’s Going to Clean Up This S—, at 11 p.m. ET, with the former fake newsman’s opening monologuing streaming live on the network’s Facebook page.
Univision’s coverage will be anchored by Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas starting at 7 p.m. ET.
You can also watch live coverage from TIME.
If you’re not up for following the stressful Election Day coverage, The Weather Channel will be airing nine hours of rainbow and cloud footage set to smooth jazz — no politics whatsoever.