Expanded Convention Coverage on TV

With ABC News anchor Peter Jennings at the helm; Lincoln viewers will be able to watch expanded coverage of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Using the new digital transmission technology, KLKN-DT will deliver old fashion convention coverage, over-the-air, to viewers with digital television sets via digital Channel 31.

Coverage starts on Monday, July 26 at 3:00PM with the Democratic National Convention Kickoff Show and will end at 10:00PM Monday night. The remaining convention coverage will be provided on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:00PM- 10:00PM . KLKN-DT Channel 31 will also broadcast the four days of the Republican National Convention starting August 30 th , each day from 3:00PM-10:00PM. For a complete schedule, see the table below.

Throughout the convention coverage Mr. Jennings will be joined by a team of ABC News analysts and correspondents, including George Stephanopoulos, Kate Snow, Claire Shipman, Mark Halperin, Ron Claiborne, Linda Douglass, Jake Tapper, Sam Donaldson, Cokie Roberts, Hari Sreenivasan, Gigi Stone, Dan Harris with the Kerry Campaign and Terry Moran with the Bush Campaign.

Democratic National Convention

Monday , July 26 3:00PM-10:00PM
Tuesday, July 27 3:00PM-10:00PM
Wednesday, July 28 3:00PM-10:00PM
Thursday, July 29 3:00PM-10:00PM

Republican National Convention

Monday , August 30 3:00PM-10:00PM
 Tuesday, August 31 3:00PM-10:00PM
Wednesday, Sept. 1 3:00PM-10:00PM
Thursday, Sept 2 3:00PM-10:00PM

KLKN-DT has been on the air since August 31, 2002. Please see related story: KLKN Pioneers Digital TV in Nebraska, including coverage map.