CBS to cover Presidential conventions on multiple platforms

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FILE - This Feb. 13, 2012, file photo, shows the CBS logo at the CBS Scene restaurant and bar at Gillette Stadium, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

CLEVELAND (WIVB) — CBS is pulling out all the stops to bring viewers complete coverage of the Republican and Democratic national conventions in the next two weeks.

Primetime (10-11 p.m.) coverage of the events will take place in July from the 18th through the 21st, and again from the 25th through the 28th. Anchors Scott Pelley, Charlie Rose, Norah O’Donnell, Gayle King and Political Director John Dickerson will provide coverage.

In addition to CBS’ primetime coverage, various shows on the network will also give live updates and other information on the conventions.

Special live editions of Face The Nation, with John Dickerson, will take place from the convention halls’ floors on July 17 in Cleveland and July 24 in Philadelphia.

60 Minutes will cover the conventions and other candidate-related news on those dates as well.

From 7-9 a.m. the hosts of CBS This Morning will be live in Cleveland from July 18-21 and live in Philadelphia on July 25-28.

Special one-hour versions of CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley will take place from 6-7 p.m. on the convention halls’ floors on July 17 and 24. From July 18-21 and 25-28, Pelley will anchor the CBS Evening News from 6:30-7:00 p.m.

In addition to CBS’ television coverage, CBSN will have wall-to-wall coverage starting at 7 p.m. on each night of the conventions.

Along with this, CBS will be active on their Twitter accounts (@cbsnews and @cbspolitics) during the conventions and also provide coverage on CBS Radio News.

News 4 will provide information and updates on the conventions in all of our normal news broadcasts during the week. News 4 airs from 4:30-9 a.m., and again at 12, 4, 5, 6, 10 and 11 p.m. on weekdays. On Saturday and Sunday, News 4 airs from 6-8 a.m.

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