GOP DEBATE--DES MOINES, IA - JANUARY 28: Republican presidential candidates (R-L) Ohio Governor John Kasich, Jeb Bush, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ben Carson, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) pose for photographers prior to the Fox News - Google GOP Debate January 28, 2016 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Residents of Iowa will vote for the Republican nominee at the caucuses on February 1. Donald Trump, who is leading most polls in the state, decided not to participate in the debate. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***
Photo: Alex Wong
Photo: Alex Wong

Republican debate: What time, what channel, live stream

With Iowa out of the way, but not without controversy, the remaining candidates for the Republican nomination for president will come together in New Hampshire for their eighth debate Saturday night.

There will be no undercard debate this time as three candidates -- former Sen. Rick Santorum, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Sen. Rand Paul -- have all suspended their campaigns. Those who  will be onstage  include: businessman Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Dr. Ben Carson, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina did not receive an invitation to join the men on stage, despite outperforming Kasich and Christie in Iowa. ABC says she will not be included in the debate, making her the only candidate for the Republican nomination not on stage Saturday.

The network announced Thursday she failed to meets its criteria for the debate in Manchester and they would not be issuing a last-minute invitation.

Here’s  a quick guide to when the debate airs, what channel it is on, and who will be there.

When: Saturday, Feb. 6

Where:   St. Anselm’s College Institute of Politics, Manchester,  N.H.

What time: Only one debate tonight and it starts at 8 p.m. (ET)

Hosted by: ABC News and the Independent Journal Review

Airs on: ABC - (DirecTVclick here, enter your zip code to get local ABC channels); (Dish Network - click here, enter your zip code to get local ABC channel); (ATT U-verse - click here, enter your zip code to get local ABC channel)

Debate coverage: Coverage of the debate begins at 8 p.m. (ET) on ABC

Live stream: The debate will also be streaming live at

Moderators:  "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir and Martha Raddatz, co-anchor of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" will be the moderators.

Who can participate: According to ABC News, candidates were invited to participate if they placed among the top three finishers in the Iowa caucuses, or placed among the top six in an average of national polls, or placed among the top six in an average of New Hampshire polls.

Who's in: Here are the candidates participating in the primetime debate and their website links.

Donald Trump

Ted Cruz

Ben Carson

Marco Rubio

Jeb Bush

Chris Christie  

John Kasich

Where they will stand: Trump will stand center-stage with Cruz, Carson and Christie to his left. Rubio, Bush and Kasich will be to his right.

Likely issues:

While we don't know for sure, the likely issues to be raised in the debate include:

1. The validity of the results of the Iowa caucus – Trump claims Cruz put out false information about Carson leaving the race, asking Carson supporters  to caucus for him.

2. Who is “establishment?” – Which candidate will claim to be the least of the “insiders.”

3. Rubio’s accomplishments – Rick Santorum endorsed Rubio when he suspended his campaign, but had trouble naming Rubio’s accomplishments as a senator when asked by a reporter.

4. Immigration – The issue was a contentious one in the last debate.

5. Terrorism – It’s something a large number of Americans still say is one of their top concerns.

When's the next one:

The next Republican debate is scheduled for Feb. 13, in South Carolina. It will be hosted by CBS News.

The next Democratic debate will be Feb. 11, in Milwaukee, Wisc. It’s sponsored by PBS and the Wisconsin Democratic Party.

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