Sling TV Offers Free Preview During Presidential Debates

Sling TV will offer new customers a free 18-hour preview of its Sling Orange service  on Monday, Sept. 26 in anticipation of the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Sling Orange is Sling TV’s single stream service that features more than 25 channels for $20 per month. The service includes popular networks such as ESPN, CNN, AMC, Comedy Central, Bloomberg Television and more and is available on TVs, tablets and computers. (opens in new tab)

In addition to the debate, free preview viewers can also watch the NFL Monday Night Football matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints on ESPN.

“Sling TV is synonymous with live television, and whether America craves pigskins or politics, these two events on Monday night represent the pinnacle of must-see-live TV,” said Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch in a statement. “This preview is one hundred percent free and gives all Americans the opportunity to watch the first Presidential debate and more; I can’t think of a better night to welcome new Sling TV viewers to experience our service.”

Monday’s debate between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is expected to be one of the most watch political scrums ever. The Monday debate, scheduled for 9 p.m. ET at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., is the first of three scheduled discussions between the candidates. The other two debates are slated for Oct. 9 at Washington University in St. Louis and for Oct. 19 at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.   

According to Sling, no credit card or payment will be required for the preview – only a valid e-mail address is needed. New Sling TV customers can sign up for the free preview today by visiting here. (opens in new tab)

The free preview will run from 8 a.m. ET Monday, Sept. 26, through 2 a.m. ET Tuesday, Sept. 27, allowing viewers to watch pre- and post-coverage of the debate and football highlights.