President Biden will deliver his second State of the Union address on Tuesday, kicking off the third year of his presidency.

Networks have extensive coverage planned before, during, and after the speech to discuss what Biden will say and reactions to the speech, providing the public with multiple ways to watch the address and the Republican response from Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Biden is scheduled to address a joint session of Congress at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday.

The Hill will have a livestream and a live blog set up to cover Biden’s speech as well as various policy and political aspects of the evening.

How to View the State of the Union Address:


The address will be broadcast live on C-SPAN beginning at 8 p.m., with Peter Slen and Greta Brawner hosting.

The network will provide a preview of the speech, with Politico congressional reporter Katherine Tully-McManus providing political context. Julia Azari, a political science professor at Marquette University, will speak about the history and evolution of the State of the Union.

C-SPAN and C-SPAN 2 will broadcast live coverage of the arrivals of Congress members, Supreme Court justices, and guests, as well as the speech. C-SPAN will broadcast the Republican response to Biden’s speech, and host Pedro Echevarria will cover the reaction from House and Senate members.



NBC will cover the speech across multiple channels and platforms, showing both the speech and analysis.

NBC News will begin coverage at 9 p.m., led by “Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt and “Today Show” co-anchor and NBC chief legal correspondent Savannah Guthrie. Before the speech, Holt will host a special live edition of NBC Nightly News from Washington.

NBC News Now, the company’s online streaming network, will provide coverage.

from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. The platform’s anchors, Tom Llamas and Hallie Jackson, will host coverage for the first hour before simulcasting NBC News’ coverage of the speech at 9 p.m.

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, Joy Reid, and Nicolle Wallace will host the network’s prime-time coverage beginning at 8 p.m., with Stephanie Ruhle and Ali Velshi taking over at midnight.

The speech will be livestreamed and blogged on There will also be a livestream and a live blog on

Julio Vaqueiro will lead Noticias Telemundo’s coverage, with a special new prime-time programme at 9 p.m. featuring Washington correspondents and a panel of experts to analyse Biden’s address and the GOP response. The coverage will also be available on, the Telemundo mobile app, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.



ABC News’ coverage of the State of the Union will air on ABC and stream on ABC News Live from 9-11 p.m. The prime-time coverage will be led by “World News Tonight” anchor David Muir.

ABC News Radio will have live anchored coverage of the evening, and ABC News’ daily podcast, “Start Here,” will feature reactions and analysis from the Capitol team.

CBS “CBS Evening News” anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell will lead CBS’s platform coverage, with prime-time coverage beginning at 8 p.m. on CBS News Streaming.

From 9-11 p.m., a special report for the State of the Union will be simulcast on CBS and its streaming network. CBS will then turn its attention to the address’s analysis, followed by a replay.

of its late-night and West Coast coverage of the speech.



CBS News Radio will begin coverage of Biden’s speech and the Republican response at 9 p.m.


CNN’s coverage of the State of the Union and the Republican response will begin at 8 p.m., with Jake Tapper reporting from Washington and Anderson Cooper reporting from New York City. Later in the evening, Alisyn Camerota will join for late-night coverage, and Laura Coates will continue the network’s coverage at 1 a.m.

From 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., the network’s coverage will be streamed live on its website’s homepage and on its iOS and Android apps.

Viewers can also listen to the audio on CNN’s channels on SiriusXM,, and TuneIn Radio, as well as watch the coverage on CNNgo.

The Fox News Channel

Fox News Channel will begin covering Biden’s inauguration.

Bret Baier, chief political anchor and “Special Report” host, and Martha MacCallum, anchor and executive editor of “The Story,” will host the speech and Republican response at 9 p.m.

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