Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Are Taking Their Next Debate to the Big Screen
If you’re looking for a place to watch the second presidential debate this Sunday, you may want check out your local Regal Cinemas.
The movie theater announced yesterday that it’s airing the debate at 206 of its U.S. locations starting at 9 p.m. EST. The best part? The showing will be free, according to the entertainment group.
“While our auditoriums feature the likes of Batman V. Superman or Alien vs. Predator, we are excited to offer voters a chance to watch Clinton vs. Trump as they go head to head on the big screen,” said Steve Bunnell, chief content and programming officer at Regal Entertainment Group, in statement. “As we continue to look at ways to bring alternative content to our screens, we invite you to come cheer and jeer the candidates at Regal this Sunday.”
Regal (RGC) is also offering viewers a complimentary small soda with every popcorn purchase for the special screening.
The Wall Street Journal reported that the first presidential debate was the most watched ever—with 84 million people tuning in to watch Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump interrupt one another, argue about temperament, and heatedly debate topics surrounding energy, trade, and crime, among other things.
The second presidential debate will take place at Washington University in St. Louis. To find a full list of participating theaters, you can click here.