An American man living in Cambodia reacts to the TV set while Donald Trump announces he’s been elected President of the United States on November 9, 2016 (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)

Today, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. And unless some time traveler shows up before noon, this is really happening. If you want to watch history being made, there are plenty of options—even if you don’t have cable.

President-elect Trump will take the oath of office at 11:30am Eastern, 8:30am Pacific, 7:30pm Moscow time, but coverage across most networks will be starting much earlier. Shortly before the ceremony Trump and his family will be attending a church service with Dallas-based pastor Robert Jeffress. Pastor Jeffress has called Catholicism a “counterfeit religion,” said Mormonism is a cult, and claims that Islam is evil and promotes pedophilia.


In 2014, Jeffress also said that while President Obama may not himself be the Antichrist, his policies are paving the way for the Antichrist: “A future world dictator will assume power under the guise of the greater good of the world.” So there’s that.

Below we have links for watching the inauguration ceremony on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, among other livestream options. We also have links for people who have a cable subscription but want to watch on their devices.

God bless America. And if God is really up there (true believers might even be having doubts, given who’s about to ascend to the most powerful office in the world), may He have mercy on our souls.


There are plenty of options for watching the inauguration ceremony on YouTube:

  • NBC News has a livestream of the ceremony on YouTube.
  • C-SPAN will have its own stream of the proceedings on YouTube.
  • And Telemundo will have a livestream in Spanish on YouTube.

Jezebel Live Blog

You can watch our sister site Jezebel’s live blog here.


PBS NewsHour is partnering with Twitter to bring you coverage of the ceremony at and @NewsHour.



You can also watch on a number of Facebook streams provided by major news networks:


Reuters has free streaming of the inauguration via the Reuters TV website, iOS and Android.


If you have a cable subscription, but prefer to watch on devices like your tablet or phone, you also have that option. We at Gizmodo call these the “half-cord” options. All of these methods require a cable subscription to login to the major cable networks.


CNN Half-Cord

Fox News Half-Cord

Best of luck, everyone. And stay safe out there. It’s going to be a long four years. Remember to hydrate and try to keep your chin up.


Matt Novak is the editor of Gizmodo's Paleofuture blog

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