An unprecedented number of 20 Democratic candidates will enter the national stage for the first debate that begins this evening. Since the field is so big, the debate will last two nights, with 10 contestants on stage tonight and another 10 tomorrow.
Here's what you need to know to track the debate, whether you have a cable or something else.
When and where does the first democratic debate take place?
The debate takes place over two nights – Wednesday, June 26 and Thursday, June 27 – in Miami.
Which channel and time?  NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo broadcast the debates from 9 pm to 11 pm ET every night.
Which candidates are in each debate?
By chance, NBC selected the field of 10 candidates for each debate. The drawing was designed in such a way that every night a mixture of better known and lesser known candidates emerged.
The first group for Wednesday, June 26:
- Former Housing Secretary Julián Castro
- Former Deputy Beto O. & Rourke of Texas
- Former Deputy John Delaney of Maryland
- Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City
- Deputy Tim Ryan of Ohio
- Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii
- Sen. Minnesota Amy Klobuchar
- Sen. Cory Booker from New Jersey
- Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts
- Washington Governor Jay Inslee
The second group for Thursday, June 27:
- Author Marianne Williamson
- Businessman Andrew Yang
- Former Vice President Joe Biden
- Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado
- Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana
- Rep. Eric Swalwell from California
- Sen. Bernie Sanders from Vermont
- Sen. Kamala Harris of California
- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand from New York
- Sen. Michael Bennet from Colorado
Who will moderate the debate?
Lester Holt of NBC News, Savannah Guthrie and Chuck Todd, Rachel Maddow of MSNBC and José Diaz-Balart of Telemundo Will Moderate the Debate Democratic Primary Debate?
You can follow the debate live on NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, the NBC News App, Telemundo.com, and the Telemundo App, but you must prove that you have a pay-TV subscription.
If you do not have a cable or satellite TV subscription, you can follow the debate with a. All of the services listed below have a live feed from NBC and Telemundo on-site, but not all of them are close to you. For more information about live TV streaming services, see the information below for each service.
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- You can watch any of these services on TV as long as your Smart TV has the service's app. You can also use a media streaming device on your TV. For example, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or Chromecast ($ 55 on eBay)] You can also watch Android phones, tablets, and PC browsers.
- You can always sign up and cancel without a contract.
- All offer free trial periods to sign up to see and then cancel.
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Sling TV's $ 25 per month Blue package includes NBC. Sling TV does not offer Telemundo, and MSNBC is part of the $ 5 Blue package surcharge. (Sling Blue is currently reduced to $ 15 a month for the first month.) Click here to see if you live in a market offering NBC or Telemundo.
Hulu with live TV
Hulu with live TV costs $ 45 a month and includes NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo. On the welcome page, click the "See all channels in your area" link to see which local live channels are offered in your postcode.
PlayStation Vue's monthly base access plan includes NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo. Here you can see if a live feed from NBC or Telemundo is available in your area.
YouTube TV costs $ 50 a month and includes NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo. Enter your zip code on the welcome page to see if a live feed from NBC or Telemundo is available in your area.
The base package of DirecTV Now worth $ 50 per month includes NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo. You can use its Channel Search tool to check if a live feed from NBC or Telemundo is available at your place of residence. Click here to see if you live in a market offering NBC or Telemundo.
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