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The debate will take place in Las Vegas on Wednesday, February 19 from 9 p.m. until 11 p.m. ET (6 p.m. to 8 p.m. PT) for the Nevada caucuses on Saturday. The debate is broadcast live on NBC, MSNBC and Universo. Here's how you can watch for free, even if you don't have a cable.
Which candidates are in the debate? Six candidates have so far qualified for the debate:
- Former Vice President Joe Biden
- Former Mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg
- Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana  Sen. Amy Klobuchar from Minnesota
- Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont
- Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts
Billionaire investor Tom Steyer and congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard are currently looking outside. They have until 11:59 PM. ET Tuesday evening to qualify for the debate.
Who organizes and moderates the debate?
Organized by NBC News and MSNBC, in collaboration with The Nevada Independent, the debate will take place at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC anchor Lester Holt, Meet the Press moderator and NBC News political director Chuck Todd, NBC News Chief White House Correspondent and host of MSNBC Live Hallie Jackson, Noticias Telemundo senior correspondent Vanessa Hauc and Jon Ralston of The Nevada Independent wants to moderate the debate.
How can I watch or stream the debate for free?
The debate starts at 9 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on NBC and MSNBC. You can stream it on NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, the NBC News mobile app, the Facebook pages of NBC News and MSNBC, and The Nevada Independent. As with previous debates, you can watch the Wednesday debate for free on NBC's digital platforms without authentication, which means that you don't have to sign in at all, just start streaming.
You can also stream the debate live on NBC News Now, the NBC streaming app for OTT devices, including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV (
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Universo will show the Spanish-language broadcast.
Other ways to stream the debate?
Snipers who subscribe to a live TV streaming service can also view the debate. All five major services, listed below, offer NBC and MSNBC, and four of the five offer Universo. The catch is thatso check each one using the links below to make sure that the NBC carries in your area if you have NBC & # 39; s coverage of view the debate.
Sling TV & # 39; s $ 30-a-month Blue subscription includes NBC and MSNBC. You can add Universo to the Blue package as part of the best TV add-on for an extra $ 5 per month. The Sling packages receive a $ 10 discount for the first month. Enter your address here to see which local channels are available where you live.
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YouTube TV costs $ 50 a month and includes NBC, MSNBC and Universo. Connect your zip code to the welcome page to see which local networks are available in your area.
Hulu with Live TV costs $ 55 a month and includes NBC and MSNBC. The Español Add-on for $ 5 per month adds Universo. Click on the link & # 39; View channels in your region & # 39; on the welcome page to see which local channels are offered in your zip code.
AT&T TV Now includes the basic package of $ 65 per month Plus NBC and MSNBC. Neither of these plans includes Universo. You can use the channel search tool to see which local channels are available where you live.
All live TV streaming services above offer a free trial period, so you can cancel at any time and need a solid internet connection. Looking for more information? View our huge guide to streaming services.
Originally published earlier this year. Updated for the current debate.