"48 Hours" to air special on Paris attacks

Norah O'Donnell to anchor CBS News team coverage tonight at 8 p.m ET/10 p.m. PT

CBS News will air a live, "48 Hours" primetime special, "Paris Under Attack, tonight at 8 p.m ET on CBS.

"CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell will anchor from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York. "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley will report on the attacks from Paris, along with a team of CBS News correspondents in Paris, Washington, D.C., New York and around the world.

The special will include in-depth reports on the attacks; the politics of terrorism; security vulnerabilities; the latest U.S. intelligence; interviews with witnesses; and a profile of the U.S. band Eagles of Death Metal, which was playing at the Bataclan concert hall when the attacks occurred.

The special "48 Hours" broadcast will lead into CBS News' multi-platform coverage of the Democratic presidential debate in the Eastern Time Zone. The debate will broadcast live from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The debate is presented in conjunction with CBS's Des Moines affiliate KCCI, the Des Moines Register and Twitter.

For West Coast viewers, the "48 Hours" special will be broadcast following the debate.

"48 Hours: Dear Savanna," which was scheduled for Saturday, will air at a later date.