On Tuesday night, Americans will get their first shot to see the vice presidential candidates Mike Pence and Tim Kaine face off in a debate. With the debate scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. EDT, TV fans will have to deal with some changes to their favorite shows.
Shows beginning at 8 p.m. such as “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “New Girl” and “NCIS” will still air at their usual times, while other shows beginning at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. will not air. Other fall shows such as “Fresh Off the Boat,” “Chicago Fire” and “The Real O’Neals” have yet to air their season premieres, so they will not be affected.
- “Scream Queens” on Fox at 9 p.m.: “Scream Queens” has already aired two episodes this season and will return on Oct. 11 with its third episode of Season 2, “Handidates.”
- “Bull” on CBS at 9 p.m.: While CBS’ newest show hasn’t been a hit with critics, the show has done well in number of viewers. “Bull” will return on Oct. 11.
- “NCIS: New Orleans” on CBS at 10 p.m.: With the debate going into the late hours of the night, shows such “NCIS: New Orleans” will not air.
- “This Is Us” on NBC at 9 p.m.: One of NBC’s newest shows, “This Is Us,” will return on Oct. 11 with an all new episode.
- “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” on ABC at 10 p.m.: While fans may be excited for the new season which features Ghost Rider, you’ll have to wait another week to see episode 3 of the new season.
Tonight’s debate, which will take place at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, will air on all major cable and broadcast networks including ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, CNN, MSNBC and Fox News.
The debate will also be streamed on Facebook Live by ABC News, while Bloomberg Television will stream the debate on Twitter. YouTube will also have coverage of the debate with PBS, Fox News, Telemundo, Bloomberg, NBC News and the Washington Post.