How to watch 2020 Democratic National Convention live stream


The 2020 political season couldn't be boiling to a hotter climax and yet there's still more to come. The Democratic National Convention should kick that heat up a notch to the next level as it gets underway on Monday August 17 for four whole days.

Presumptive democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced on Tuesday August 11 that Senator Kamala Harris is his pick for Vice President and running mate. Since then, there has been even more anticipation and fever around the Democratic National Convention as the Democratic Party attempts to unify itself around these two people.

The schedule and speakers were announced ahead of the VP pick and so we already know that notable names like the Obamas, Elizabeth Warren, Alexandria Osasio-Cortez, Sally Yates, John Kerry, Bill Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Pete Buttigieg, among many more.

The main event is nightly from 9PM - 11PM Eastern Time, Monday through Thursday. Although each day has some controversial people to spark interest, it's the final day of the event on Thursday that will see Joe Biden and Kamala Harris both speak.

Read on for full details on how to get a live stream of how to fully watch and stream the 2020 DNC and all its speakers with our guide below.

DNC 20: Where and when?

The 2020 Democratic National Convention is completely virtual this year because of the COVID-19 risk of large groups of people gathering together. The crowds won't be present and the atmosphere will be different, but all the content should be relatively the same.

The DNC starts Monday, August 17 and there is daytime programming from 9AM - 7PM ET each day. This mostly includes meetings from different caucuses during the day. The biggest names will be speaking between 9PM - 11PM ET each night.

Watch DNC online from anywhere in the world

We have details of all the US, UK, Australian and Canadian broadcasters of this match further down in this guide. If you're intent on watching the U.S. Democratic National Convention, but find yourself running into problems when trying to stream your coverage online from abroad as it's likely to be geo-blocked.

That's where one of the best VPNs (Virtual Private Network) can really come in handy. They allow you to virtually change the IP address of your laptop, tablet or mobile to one that's back in your home country which will let you watch as if you were back there.

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