Skip to main content

2020 Republican National Convention Day 3: How to watch Mike Pence

Wednesday is the third day of the Republican National Convention (RNC), and there’s a lot in store for the night. 

Here’s everything you need to know about Wednesday night’s programming, including how to watch the Republican National Convention online.

Image used with permission by copyright holder

When is the Republican National Convention?

The RNC continues this week through Thursday, August 27. The main programming runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. PT every night. 

Where is the Republican National Convention?

While Monday’s portion of the convention was partially held in Charlotte, North Carolina, the rest of the convention takes place virtually, with speakers mostly appearing from various parts of Washington, D.C. 

How to watch the Republican Convention

You can watch Wednesday night’s broadcast of the Republican National Convention on networks including C-SPAN, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News, and more. The convention will also be streamed live on the RNC’s Facebook and YouTube pages. 

If you missed the convention on Monday or Tuesday, you can catch up on the RNC’s Facebook and YouTube pages. 

The major themes of the RNC

The major theme of the 2020 RNC is “Honoring the Great American Story.” Each day of the convention features a different topic within the week’s focus. Monday’s theme was “Land of Promise” while Tuesday’s was “Land of Opportunity.” Wednesday’s will be “Land of Heroes.”

Who are the RNC speakers?

Wednesday’s lineup features Vice President Mike Pence, who will speak from Fort McHenry in Baltimore. His wife, Karen Pence, will also speak at the convention.

Other presenters include Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa, counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway, former NFL player Jack Brewer, former acting director of national intelligence Richard Grenell, and Trump campaign adviser and the president’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump.

Who is performing?

Musical performances haven’t been announced yet for the RNC’s third day. We will update this guide once they are announced.

Editors' Recommendations

Allison Matyus
Former Digital Trends Contributor
Allison Matyus is a general news reporter at Digital Trends. She covers any and all tech news, including issues around social…
How to watch every moment of the 2020 Golden Globes on Sunday
Two golden globes trophies on the red carpet.

The 77th annual Golden Globe Awards will air live on Sunday, January 5, from the Beverly Hilton ballroom in Beverly Hills, California. Ricky Gervais will host the traditionally raucous show for the fifth (and supposedly final) time, which may mean viewers are in for an even more merciless night of roasting and satire than usual. Often considered a gauge for which films will earn Academy Awards honors, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's (HFPA) Golden Globes are the first stop on the Hollywood awards circuit for 2020.

The nominees are in, with streaming services earning a surprising amount of recognition, so it's sure to be an interesting show.

Read more
GPT-4 Turbo is the biggest update since ChatGPT’s launch
A person typing on a laptop that is showing the ChatGPT generative AI website.

OpenAI has just unveiled the latest updates to its large language models (LLM) during its first developer conference, and the most notable improvement is the release of GPT-4 Turbo, which is currently entering preview. GPT-4 Turbo comes as an update to the existing GPT-4, bringing with it a greatly increased context window and access to much newer knowledge. Here's everything you need to know about GPT-4 Turbo.

OpenAI claims that the AI model will be more powerful while simultaneously being cheaper than its predecessors. Unlike the previous versions, it's been trained on information dating to April 2023. That's a hefty update on its own -- the latest version maxed out in September 2021. I just tested this myself, and indeed, using GPT-4 allows ChatGPT to draw information from events that happened up until April 2023, so that update is already live.

Read more
Robot crushes man to death after mistaking him for a box
A smart factory concept.

A robot crushed a man to death after apparently mistaking him for a box, South Korean media reported.

The tragedy occurred on Wednesday evening local time at a vegetable sorting facility in South Gyeongsang province about 150 miles south of Seoul, according to the BBC.

Read more