How to Watch the GOP Presidential Debate on Roku, Fire TV, Web, and Smart Phone




GOP Debate

Update: If you are looking for how to watch the September 26th Trump vs Clinton Debate you can find our guide for how to watch it for FREE HERE.

Update: Skynews has a live stream on their site and on their Roku Channel.

Update #2: The Fox News Roku and Fire TV apps will stream post and pre debate coverage. No word if the video of the prime time debate will be on the Fox News app. 

The GOP debate is this Thursday and as a cord cutter you may be wondering how you can watch the presidential debate. We reached out to several services to inquire about your streaming options and did not receive a reply, but based on our own research here your best options to see the debate.

On the Web

It has now been confirmed that the GOP primary will be streamed on The stream should go live just before the debate starts.

If you have access to a cable provider’s login you will be able to stream the Fox News channel’s coverage by logging in HERE.


Update The Fox News Channel will have pre and post debate video coverage streamed live through the Fox News Channel on Roku. They are not streaming the pre-debate and are telling people to go to the website.  No word on the prime time debate through the app at this time.

If you have a Roku you will be able to hear the audio of the debate on the Fox News Channel in the radio tab. You will hear the radio coverage of the debate from start to finish with post-debate coverage from Fox News Radio.

You should also check out the Channel Pear and Nowhereman unofficial channels for the debate. If it is streamed through the site you should expect to find a Roku-friendly version through one of these two services.

Fire TV

The Fox News app will stream video post and pre debate coverage. No word at this time if it will also stream the prime time debate video.

At this time the only option we can find for the GOP debates is the Fox News App with an audio only option.

Audio Coverage

Tunein Radio App:

If you are in your car or just want audio coverage of breaking news check out the TuneIn app. They have a live stream of the CNN audio feed.

Tunein also has many apps for smart TVs and boxes like Roku. You can find the right app for your devices here or stream it live in your browser here:


If you have SiriusXM Radio they will live stream both debates.

We will be updating this list as we find more options. Please check back as the debate starts for updates on how to watch, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more updates.

Do you know a way to watch the Debates online? Please post it in the Comments!

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