- Associated Press - Monday, November 1, 2010

Broadcast network plans for covering the midterm elections Tuesday (all times EDT). Cable news channels CNN, Fox News and MSNBC plan live election coverage throughout the evening.

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ABC _ Network coverage from 9:30-11 p.m., anchored by Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos. From 8-9:30 p.m., the two anchors will stream a live program on ABC’s website, on Facebook and the ABC News iPad application. A separate ABC Web-only newscast, anchored by John Berman and Claire Shipman, will be streamed on Hulu, mobile platforms and Yahoo! beginning at 7 p.m.

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CBS _ Network coverage from 10-11 p.m., anchored by Katie Couric, who will anchor a live webcast from 11-midnight. The network’s “Washington Unplugged” will provide election results and analysis online from 9-10 p.m. Some of its material will be available on YouTube. CBS also has a partnership with Google Inc. for access to the company’s analysis of the political races.

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FOX _ Network coverage will feature a simulcast from Fox News Channel from 9-10 p.m.

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NBC _ Network coverage from 9-11 p.m., anchored by Brian Williams, and for an additional four hours after a local news break. The live coverage will be embedded on Twitter, and NBC also plans to host live chat sessions on its website and seek viewer photographs from polling places.

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PBS _ Network coverage from 11-midnight, anchored by Jim Lehrer. It will be simulcast on the website, which will also feature a webcast from 10-11 p.m. The network plans a “social media stream,” highlighting comments from people on Twitter, Facebook and MySpace.

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