AFN Announces Presidential Debate Coverage

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AFN Announces Presidential Debate Coverage

by: George A. Smith | .
AFN | .
published: September 23, 2016

The American Forces Network (AFN) is airing every Presidential and Vice Presidential Debate live on AFN|news television and AFN 360 Internet Radio’s “The Voice.”  AFN|news will repeat each debate twice.

 

“Our debate coverage provides service members and their families with a sustained connection to America’s ‘national conversation,’ thereby providing the optimal viewer experience,” said AFN News programmer Mike Roberts.

 

There will be four pre-election debates. The first, third and fourth are between the presidential candidates, while the second is between their running mates.

 

Each 90-minute debate will include at least 30 minutes of commentary. 

 

The debates will air on live on AFN|news television and AFN 360 Internet Radio’s “The Voice.”  Here are the dates in Central European Time (CET), Japan/Korea Time (JKT) and Afghanistan time (AFG):

    

Presidential Debate:  Sept. 27:  3 a.m. CET; 5:30 a.m; AFG, 10 a.m. JKT.

Vice Presidential Debate:  Oct. 5: 3 a.m. CET; 5:30 a.m. AFG; 10 a.m. JKT.  

Presidential Debate: Oct. 10: 3 a.m. CET; 5:30 a.m;  AFG; 10 a.m. JKT.

Presidential Debate: Oct. 20:  3 a.m. CET; 5:30 a.m. AFG; 10 a.m. JKT.  

 

Each debate will be repeated twice on AFN|news television on these dates and at these times:

 

Pres. Debate: Sept. 27:  11 a.m. & 7 p.m. CET; 1:30 & 9:30 p.m. AFG; 6 p.m Sept. 27 & 2 a.m. Sept. 28 JKT

Vice Pres. Debate:  Oct. 5:    11 a.m. & 7 p.m. CET; 1:30 & 9:30 p.m. AFG; 6 p.m  Oct. 6 & 2 a.m. Oct. 7 JKT

Pres. Debate: Oct. 10:  11 a.m. & 7 p.m. CET; 1:30 & 9:30 p.m. AFG; 6 p.m Oct. 10 & 2 a.m. Oct. 11 JKT

Pres. Debate: Oct. 20:  11 a.m. & 7 p.m. CET; 1:30 & 9:30 p.m. AFG; 6 p.m Oct. 20 & 2 a.m. Oct. 21 JKT

 

AFN radio’s “The Voice” is available via the AFN360 player at http://www.afneurope.net/AFN-360/ or http://www.afnpacific.net/AFN-360/, or you may download the App for your smart phone or tablet. 

 

For the complete AFN television schedule, including when the debates will air in all time zones, go to www.myafn.net.