Channel 4 has confirmed it will broadcast the second and third US Presidential debates live, following high viewing figures for its broadcast of the first head-to-head battle between Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton.
The channel's live coverage of the debate, held on September 26th, reached a consolidated audience of just under 200,000 viewers.
Channel 4 Current Affairs Commissioning Editor, George Waldrum said: "This has been a US election like no other with phenomenal public interest. Everyone wants to know if Trump can really pull off a shock victory. We're excited to bring what could be a pivotal moment in both Clinton and Trump's bid to be the next President, to a UK audience. It's unmissable."
The second debate will take place on Sunday 9th October, at 9pm US Eastern Time – which is 2am on Monday 10th October for British viewers.
The third debate will take place on Wednesday 19th October at 9pm US Eastern Time - Thursday 20th at 2am in British time.
On both nights, coverage on Channel 4 will start at 1:30am, and will feature in-depth analysis by Matt Frei before and after the debates.
ITN Productions will produce the debate coverage.
The election will take place on November 8, 2016.