On TV this Tuesday: Stephen Colbert goes live on Showtime, Trevor Noah delivers a Comedy Central Votegasm and the 2020 presidential race is (maybe) called. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Colbert, The Daily Show and More Election Night Coverage
Election Night in America
Dana Bash, Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper, Abby Phillip and Jake Tapper anchor; Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon lead the network’s late-night coverage.
Anchors include Rachel Maddow, Brian Williams, Nicolle Wallace and Joy Reid; political correspondent Steve Kornacki will work the Big Board.
Fox Democracy 2020: Election Night
Fox News’ Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum anchor; the Fox Broadcasting network simulcast begins at 8 pm.
Judy Woodruff will be joined in the studio by senior correspondents Lisa Desjardins and Amna Nawaz, and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report.
Decision 2020: Election Night
NBC Nightly News‘ Lester Holt, Today‘s Savannah Guthrie, Meet the Press‘ Chuck Todd and NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell will anchor rolling coverage through at least 4 am; Kate Snow will join the mix at 2 am.
Election Night: America Decides
CBS Evening News‘ Norah O’Donnell will lead coverage, alongside CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King, Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan, 60 Minutes correspondent John Dickerson and CBS News political correspondent Ed O’Keefe.
Your Voice/Your Vote: Election Night 2020
Good Morning America‘s George Stephanopoulos will lead coverage, alongside World News Tonight‘s David Muir and ABC News Live Prime‘s Linsey Davis.
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Votegasm 2020 - What Could Go Wrong? (Again)
Noah and the news team — including Ronny Chieng, Michael Kosta, Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan, Jaboukie Young-White and Roy Wood Jr. — go live from the election fallout shelter.
Stephen Colbert's Election Night 2020: Democracy's Last Stand - Building Back America Great Again Better 2020
Guests set to appear include Charlamagne Tha God (who will soon host his own late-night show on Comedy Central), plus Alex Wagner, John Heilemann and Mark McKinnon (of Showtime’s The Circus).
♦ ON THIS DATE IN TV HISTORY ♦
On Nov. 2, 1990, Saved by the Bell‘s Jessie Spano was
“so excited!” yet “so scared!” when she turned to caffeine pills
to get through midterms. Peacock’s SBTB revival, starring
Elizabeth Berkley Lauren and other OGs, premieres Nov. 25.