MILWAUKEE—The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) today announced over a dozen options for watching the 2020 Democratic National Convention, ensuring that this year’s convention will reach viewers where they are, however they prefer to watch, all across the nation.

With an unprecedented number of ways to tune in, this year’s convention will engage voters in new, innovative ways and unite the country around our shared values. The convention will take place over four nights from August 17-20, 2020. Convention programming will air live from 9:00-11:00 PM Eastern each night.

The official live stream for the 2020 Democratic National Convention will be hosted on, where viewers can also find the full convention schedulea digital toolkit to get involved, more resources for viewersdelegates and the media and additional plans and details.

“While our convention will certainly look different than previous years, what hasn’t changed is that this is an opportunity to engage and unite more Americans than ever before and to launch Joe Biden to victory this fall,” said Joe Solmonese, CEO of the Democratic National Convention.  “With so many different ways to watch and get involved this year, Democrats are ready to make the case for Joe Biden’s vision for a better, safer future for the country.”

In addition to the livestream and traditional broadcasts, the DNCC is working with partners to house convention content on a range of platforms, ensuring that no matter what services and devices audiences are using, the full program is available live and on-demand.

The full list of platforms is as follows:

Computer + Tablet + Mobile Device

TV Device Apps (search for “Democratic National Convention” or “2020 DNC”) 

TV Providers 

  • AT&T U-verse (Channel 212/1212 in SD/HD)

  • DIRECTV (Channel 201)

  • Comcast Xfinity X1 (say “DNC” into your Xfinity Voice Remote)

  • Comcast Xfinity Flex (say “DNC” into your Xfinity Voice Remote)

Smart Speaker

  • Listen or watch on Alexa-enabled Devices (Just say “Alexa, play the Democratic National Convention”)

The DNCC announced this week that after ongoing consultation with public health officials and experts—who underscored the worsening coronavirus pandemic—speakers for the 2020 Democratic National Convention will no longer travel to Milwaukee in order to prevent risking the health of our host community and everyone involved with the convention. A custom virtual video control room has been designed to take in hundreds of feeds from around the country, including the potential of interacting with Americans from around the country. As in past conventions, a feed of convention proceedings will be available at no cost for media and accessible in multiple formats, including via satellite and embeddable livestream.

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