Watch The Presidential Debate Live Online [Video]

It’s time for the first Presidential debate of 2012.

President Obama and GOP candidate Mitt Romney will take the stage tonight at 9 pm EST at the University of Denver. The event will be hosted by Jim Lehrer of the PBS NewsHour.

If you’re looking to watch tonight’s debate, you have plenty of options. In fact, it would be more difficult to find a way not to watch the debate. The 2012 Presidential Debate will be broadcast live on PBS, NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox, CNN, CNBC, Fox News, MSNBC, C-SPAN, and Univision.

If you can’t watch it on TV, you still have plenty of options. AOL, Yahoo, and Google will all be offering live streams of the event. You can also watch coverage from tonight’s event below.

Now that you know where to watch, let’s talk about how to interact.

Twitter users can used the hashtags #debates and #deneverdebate to comment on tonight’s event. Google will also have a Google Plus hangout for people to talk about the debate. The Huffington Post is also opening several forums for tonight’s debate here.

OK, so we’ve got traditional TV, live streaming video on the internet, and places to chat. Now let’s spice things up with a few presidential debate games. You can learn how to play debate bingo here, or, if you’re hoping to throw a few back tonight, check out the Inquisitr’s debate drinking game.

To get things started, here’s a pre-video of tonight’s debate.

Here are a few live streams of the 2012 Presidential Debate. The action starts at 9 pm EST. Are you going to watch the debates tonight?