This story is part of CNET & # 39; s complete coverage of the 2020 elections.
Meanwhile, the other billionaire in the democratic race, Michael Bloomberg, drew fire from each of the other five candidates during his debut in Las Vegas and struggled to parry their attacks. Will Bloomberg do better in his second attempt? Sen. Elizabeth Warren will try to continue the momentum from Las Vegas, where she went on the offensive and had her strongest debate performance to date. Pete Buttigieg and senator Amy Klobuchar will try to find support for moderate voters in the final debate that will be held before the most important vote on Super Tuesday.
The South Carolina debate will take place in Charleston on Tuesday, 25 February from 8 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. ET (5 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.) and will be broadcast live on CBS , BET and Twitter. (Disclosure: CNET is a division of ViacomCBS.) This way you can watch for free even if you don't have a cable.
Which candidates are in the debate?
Six candidates qualified for the debate:
- Former Vice President Joe Biden
- Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg
- Former Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg  Sen. Amy Klobuchar from Minnesota
- Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont
- Businessman Tom Steyer
- Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts
Who organizes and moderates the debate?
The debate is organized by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute in Charleston. Here are your moderators:
- Norah O & D 39, Donnell, CBS Evening News anchor and editor-in-chief
- Gayle King, CBS This morning co-host
- Margaret Brennan, Face the Nation moderator and senior foreign correspondent  Major Garrett, chief Washington correspondent
- Bill Whitaker, 60 Minutes correspondent
How can I watch or stream the debate for free?
The debate starts at 8:00 PM ET and will be broadcast on CBS and BET. You can stream it on the CBS News website, the CBS News app and on Twitter at @CBSNews . As with previous debates, you can watch for free without authentication, which means that you don't have to sign up at all, just start streaming.
Other ways to stream the debate?
Cord cutters a live TV streaming service can also watch the debate. All five major services, listed below, offer CBS or BET or both. The catch is thatso check each network using the links below to make sure that the CBS carries you near you.
Sling TV does not include CBS, but the $ 30 Blue subscription per month includes BET. Sling packages receive a $ 10 discount for the first month. Enter your address here to see which local channels are available where you live.
Read our Sling TV review.
Hulu with Live TV costs $ 55 a month and includes CBS, but not BET. 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.
Read our Hulu with Live TV review.
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 last year. Updated for the current debate.