The seventh Republican primary presidential debate airs Thursday, January 28 on FOX News. Once again, the network will air the first-round debate with four candidates followed by a primetime debate with seven candidates.
Find a complete debate roster below and information on how to watch tonight’s debate on via FOX’s free live stream, on your iPhone, iPad, or Android mobile device, or on your local FOX News channel.
Frontrunner Donald Trump will not be participating in tonight’s debate. He will be hosting a Veterans fundraiser/rally at 9 p.m. ET. Watch the event live streaming online on CBSN or by downloading the CBS News mobile app for iPhone, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Xbox, and Amazon Fire.
Start Time and Viewing Information
Start Time: After the one hour first-round debate begins at 7 p.m. ET followed by the primetime debate at 9 p.m. ET.
TV: The GOP debate will air on TV on the FOX News channel (check your cable provider for channel number).
Online: FOX will provide a free live stream for both debates online on the Fox News website. You will not need a verified cable subscription to watch tonight’s live stream.
Mobile: Download the Fox News App and watch the entire debate on your Apple iPad, iPhone, Android phone or tablet, or Windows phone.
Candidate Roster and Moderators
7 p.m. ET: The first round of tonight’s Republican debate will feature four candidates: Mike Huckabee, Carly Fiorina, Rick Santorum and Jim Gilmore.
9 p.m. ET: The primetime debate includes the following candidates: Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Rand Paul.
Moderators: Bret Baier, Megyn Kelly, and Chris Wallace.
Keep up with the buzz about tonight’s GOP debate on Twitter. Use the hashtag #GOPDebate when you tweet or to search for debate-related conversations.
According to FOX News, some of the candidates will appear on Fox after the debate. Ted Cruz will appear on The Kelly File (11 p.m. ET) and Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Jeb Bush and John Kasich will appear on Hannity (midnight ET).