Watch the NBC News Facebook Debate on “Meet the Press” Set for January 8, 2012 live stream here
NEW YORK –-Following New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner’s announcement that his state’s primary will take place on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, NBC News and Facebook today confirmed that their previously-announced Republican presidential primary debate will be held the morning of Sunday, January 8.
The debate, moderated by David Gregory, will air on the NBC network as a special edition of “Meet the Press” and will stream live as part of a unique experience on Facebook. The New Hampshire Union Leader, a fixture of trusted and influential journalism, will serve as a local partner and participate in the questioning of candidates.
The innovative, multi-platform forum will take place on the Sunday before the New Hampshire primary in the historic Chubb Theatre at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, New Hampshire.
Viewers and users can go to facebook.com/MeetThePress and facebook.com/USPolitics to share questions for the debate and interact with others interested in the event.
The NBC News Facebook Debate on “Meet the Press” will also:
– air live and re-air on MSNBC
– air live on New England Cable News (NECN) throughout New Hampshire and New England
– stream live and be available on demand on msnbc.com
Read the original announcement: http://bit.ly/n2xjCg
Read about the New Hampshire Union Leader’s participation: http://bit.ly/vHMqsM
This Sunday, David Gregory will moderate the final presidential debate before the all-important New Hampshire primary on Meet the Press. Visit our Facebook page to submit a question you would like to hear asked. On January 8th during the NBC News-Facebook Debate on Meet the Press, David Gregory will put your questions to the GOP presidential candidates just two days before the all-important New Hampshire primary. What do you want to ask? Tell us on Facebook and join the conversation.
via Meet the Press.
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- Watch the debate during your area’s regular MTP airtime
- Special MTP event: NBC News-Facebook Debate
Where: . The Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, N.H.
Watch: The debate will be livestreaming at 9 a.m. ET on NBC Politics and Facebook and will air MSNBC at 9 a.m. and on NBC in the regularly scheduled Meet the Press time in your area. In Washington and New York, Meet the Press airs at 10:30 a.m.
Participants: The same lineup as the previous night’s debate: Gingrich, Huntsman, Paul, Perry, Romney and Santorum.
Moderator: .Meet the Press host David Gregory
Twitter Hashtag: #NBCFBDebate is the official hashtag.