How to Watch the Third Presidential Debate for FREE on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, & More

clinton-v-trumpHere is how to watch the Presidential debate this October 19th a 9PM Eastern. The best part is, as a cord cutter, you can watch it 100% free or you can just avoid it.

Here is our guide to how to watch the second 2016 Presidential debate:

On Your Computer

Almost everyone will be streaming the event—from Facebook and Twitter to YouTube. Here are a few options if you want to watch the debate on a computer.

YouTube Live:




Almost every news service will offer the debate live through their Roku app, but here are a few options in case you run into trouble finding a working stream:

Here are a few other channels that will live stream the event.

CBS News 24/7:

Fox News:

ABC News:

NBC News:

Fire TV 36Fire TV:

CBS News:


NBC News:

Roku now supports casting of live YouTube streams to Roku devices. Just head over to YouTube Live and at the bottom right of the player you will find a Play on TV button. Select your Roku. Your Roku will take over and stream the debate.

AppleTVApple TV


shield-android-tvAndroid TV

CBS News:


YouTube: Just head over to YouTube Live and at the bottom right of the player you will find a Play on TV button. Select your Chromecast. Your Chromecast will take over and stream the debate on your TV.

Audio Coverage

TuneIn Radio App

If you are in your car for the debate or if you just want audio coverage of breaking news, check out the TuneIn app. They have a live stream of the debate audio feed from several sources including CSPAN.

TuneIn also has many apps for smart TVs and boxes such as Roku. You can find the right app for your device here: or stream it live in your browser here:


SiriusXM Radio will also air the debate live.

We will be posting updates all night during the debate on our social media to help you find a working stream.

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  • Donna

    I am so over this political mess, if I never see another debate it will be to soon. I will do all that I can do by voting. Please everyone do not write in someone or not vote. All that will do is elect the wrong candidate.