The reality TV series known as the Republican presidential debates could be approaching cancellation, with the news that Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul would not be participating in a March 1 debate in Atlanta, sponsored by CNN and the Georgia Republican Party.
At the next Republican presidential primary debate tonight, Fox News will be measuring viewers’ reactions to each answer on Twitter, the social Website that acts as an online water cooler during big television events.
Saturday’s Your Voice, Your Vote special, moderated by ABC News’ Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos, averaged 7.6 million total viewers from 9 to 11 p.m. ET. That made it the most-watched program of the night among viewers.
The Republican candidate debate will air on Ion Television and online on Newsmax.com on Dec. 27
The fluidity of the Republican nomination process and the increased importance of the debates make fairness toward all candidates an important issue for TV networks conducting presidential debates.
Belo’s Phoenix independent KTVK and its azfamily.com will air the Arizona Republican Presidential Debate live on Nov. 30. The debate, featuring the candidates seeking the Republican nomination for president in 2012, will air live on KTVK at 6 p.m. and will be immediately followed by a half-hour special edition of Politics Unplugged. Extensive debate coverage […]
ABC News and WMUR, ABC’s Hearst-owned affiliate in Manchester, N.H., are joining forces once again to host a Republican presidential primary debate in New Hampshire between the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary in 2012.
The early debates for the Republican presidential nomination are garnering almost twice as many viewers as in 2007.