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TN Governor Candidates To Debate Friday On Local 24

Digital-only pre-debate shows will stream starting at 6:30 p.m. CT

(localmemphis.com) - Voters across Tennessee will get a chance to hear directly from candidates for Tennessee Governor in a live debate on Local 24 Friday.  

Friday, October 12th, the candidates for Governor will take part in a live debate in Nashville. The debate between Democrat Karl Dean and Republican Bill Lee will air at 7:00 p.m. CT on Local24 and Nexstar stations across the state. This is the 4th debate in the Tennessee Governor Debate Series produced by the Nexstar Media Group for voters across Tennessee.   

Before the gubernatorial debate, we will be holding a digital-only pre-debate show, streaming at localmemphis.com. It runs from 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. CT.

PROGRAMMING NOTE: Fresh Off The Boat & Speechless will air at 2:00 a.m. & 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

Tennesseans can watch the debate on Nexstar stations WKRN-TV in Nashville (ABC), WATE-TV in Knoxville (ABC), WJHL-TV in Johnson City (CBS/ABC), WATN-TV in Memphis (ABC), WJKT-TV in Jackson (FOX) and WZDX-TV in Huntsville, Ala. (FOX), along with radio stations and Spanish language television stations across the state.  

Tim Busch, President of Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. said, “We have harnessed the combined resources of Nexstar’s local Tennessee station operations in six markets to deliver extensive coverage of these important debates.”


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