ABC NEWS AND WMUR-TV JOIN TOGETHER TO HOST A PRIMETIME REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES DEBATE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2012
ABC's Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos to Moderate Debate from
Saint Anselm College with WMUR Anchor Josh McElveen Just Three Days
Before "the First in the Nation" Primary
Debate to Air in Primetime at 9:00 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network
Excerpted Debate to Re-Air Sunday, January 8 on "This Week with Christiane Amanpour"
On SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2012 ABC News and WMUR-TV, ABC's Hearst-owned affiliate in Manchester, NH, are joining forces to host a Republican presidential candidate debate in New Hampshire just days before the Granite State's first in the nation primary -- a critical moment in the Republican nomination process. "ABC NEWS' YOUR VOICE, YOUR VOTE: Republican Presidential Candidates Debate in New Hampshiere" will be the only broadcast network debate in primetime before the primary, and will air from 9:00-11:00 p.m., ET from Saint Anselm College. The debate will air live nationally on the ABC Television Network and locally on WMUR-TV, and will be moderated by ABC's Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos; they will be joined by WMUR-TV anchor Josh McElveen.
The debate will also be available on ABCNEWS.com and WMUR.com. ABC News Radio, the nation's largest commercial radio news organization, will carry it live on its stations. ABC News will re-air an excerpted version of the debate on Sunday, January 8 on "This Week with Christiane Amanpour."
For more details on the debate, you can view the October 17 debate announcement here.