C-SPAN has firmed up its election night coverage plans.
The public affairs suite of networks launched by the cable industry as a public service will provide live coverage from 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, through 7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4.
That coverage, which will include speeches by the winners and losers and coverage of Senate races, will also include viewers calls and reaction.
C-SPAN host and managing producer Greta Brawner and senior executive producer Peter Slen will anchor from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m., followed by Bill Scanlon from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m.
Washington Journal will pick up coverage from 7 a.m. through noon.
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Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.