CBS News on TV
Led by CBS Evening News Anchor and Managing Editor Katie Couric, CBS News election coverage will cross all media platforms, featuring reports and analysis from political reporting veterans Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer, Senior Political Correspondent Jeff Greenfield and CBS News Congressional Correspondent Nancy Cordes.
This year, for the first time, CBS News will work with Google to showcase election search trends, as well as data from YouTube about popular political videos, to provide insights into Americans' thoughts and interests as the nation votes in this midterm contest. CBS News special election night coverage will also be live on the division's YouTube channel and access to CBS News' election night coverage will be available across the YouTube network.
CBS News' election special "Campaign 2010: Election Night" hosted by Katie Couric will kick off Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 10:00 PM, ET. Immediately following the broadcast, Couric will anchor a live webcast at 11:00 PM, ET that will feature extended analysis from the CBS News political team, interviews and special guests. Additionally, Couric will provide Campaign 2010 updates at the top of each hour throughout the night on TV, and at 1:00 AM ET, Couric and the CBS News political team will continue full coverage on TV.
CBSNews.com will provide real-time national and state-by-state election results for all House, Senate and governor races, and live video of the candidates and from CBS News correspondents from across the country. In an interactive and easy-to-use format, the site will have instant race projections from the CBS News Decision Desk, along with state, district and county vote totals and exit polls. CBSNews.com's Election Center will be available on Election Night at http://www.cbsnews.com/election2010.
In addition, Political Hotsheet will provide breaking news and unique analysis from across the country for all the biggest storylines from the night. CBSNews.com reporters and contributors will break down what the election means-- for the country, the Congress, the president and everything in between.
From 9:00-10:00 PM, ET, the site will air a special one-hour live Washington Unplugged webcast featuring breaking developments on the top Election Night races with analysis from CBS News correspondents, political analysts and more. At 10:00 PM, ET, CBSNews.com will simulcast the CBS News Network Election Night special report, followed by the live webcast with Katie Couric and the CBS News political team.
Live Video Schedule
- 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET: CBSNews.com will air a special one-hour live Washington Unplugged featuring breaking developments on the top Election Night races. We'll also have analysis from regular Unplugged contributors John Dickerson, Marc Ambinder and many more.
- 10:00 - 11:00 p.m. ET: CBSNews.com will simulcast the CBS News Network Election Night special report anchored by Katie Couric with breaking news, insight and analysis from the entire CBS News political team.
- 11:00 - 11:45 p.m. ET: Katie Couric and the CBS News political team continue their coverage of Election Night 2010 on CBSNews.com and our live streaming partners.
- 1:00 - 2:00 a.m. ET: CBSNews.com simulcasts the CBS News Network Election Night special report. Katie Couric and the CBS News political team look at the top trends, political influences and the biggest winners of the night.
CBSNews.com's exclusive coverage will also be available across social media platforms on Election Night. Senate, House and gubernatorial results will be available on Facebook and constantly updated on Twitter (@cbsnewhotsheet). In addition, CBSNews.com will incorporate feedback from users on social media and YouTube.
CBS News Radio
CBS News Radio will offer continuous coverage of the election, and for the first time radio reports will be featured across its partners including AOL Radio, Radio.com and the CBS Radio iPhone App.
CBS News Radio continuous coverage will be anchored by CBS National Correspondent Dan Raviv and will feature top name newsmakers from both major political parties, as well as political analysts, including reporters from Politico.com and CBS News Correspondents. Coverage will follow races coast-to-coast, with up-to-the-minute news and polling, commentary and analysis.
Election coverage will begin at 7:00 PM, ET and run until midnight or later; coverage of election results will begin at 7:00 PM, ET and continue through 1:50 AM, ET or later. CBS Radio News Correspondents will be situated at campaign headquarters throughout the nation.