Listen Live as Joe Biden and Donald Trump Face Off in the CNN Presidential Debate

Starting June 27 at 9pm ET, listen to the live CNN simulcast on satellite channel 116 and streaming on the SiriusXM app.

June 26, 2024

In the first of two anticipated presidential debates this year, President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump face off tomorrow (June 27) in what is sure to be a historic political event.

Hosted and moderated by CNN, this debate takes on a new format — agreed upon by both parties — that will limit interruptions from participants and audience members. Following the results of a coin toss, Biden will be at the podium on the viewers’ right-hand side while Trump will deliver the debate’s final closing statement.

CNN Presidential Debate Simulcast

How to listen

Starting June 27 at 9pm ET, tune in to CNN on satellite channel 116 and streaming on the SiriusXM app.

Post-debate coverage

Megyn Kelly will host a special live edition of “The Megyn Kelly Show” at approximately 10:40pm ET on Triumph (Ch. 111), offering her analysis of the night’s biggest moments and sharing her unique perspective having moderated six presidential debates. Special guests include Rich Lowry, editor-in-chief of National Review, and Emily Jashinsky, D.C. Correspondent for UnHerd.

Stacy Washington on SiriusXM Patriot (Ch. 125), Julie Mason on POTUS Politics (Ch. 124), and John Fugelsang on SiriusXM Progress (Ch. 127) will also go live following the debate for reactions and analysis.

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Debate FAQ

Who is moderating the debate?

CNN’s Dana Bash and Jake Tapper.

Where will the debate take place?

A studio in Atlanta, GA.

Will there be a live audience?


Will there be a mute button?

Yes, CNN will have the ability to turn off a candidate’s microphone when the other candidate is speaking.

How long is the debate?

90 minutes with two commercial breaks.

What are the candidates allowed to bring?

They will be given a pen, paper, and water; they are not allowed to bring pre-written notes.

When will the second debate take place?

September 10, hosted by ABC News.

When did Biden and Trump last debate?

October 22, 2020.