Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday in a ceremony that will keep with tradition while being unlike any other inauguration in U.S. history.

When does coverage start:

KHQ will have live coverage from the State Capitols of Washington, Idaho and Montana as well as Washington, D.C. starting at 4:30am PST. 

NBC coverage begins at 7am PST and will last until 5pm. 

President-Elect Biden will be sworn in shortly after 11am PST. 

At night, he is forgoing the traditional inaugural balls because of the pandemic, and he will instead take part in a television event called "Celebrating America."

How can I watch? 

Over the Air/Cable: You can watch over the air or cable starting with the Wake Up Show at 4:30am, NBC's coverage beginning at 7am and KHQ Local News at 5, 6 and 6:30 p.m. 

Streaming online: 

We will be streaming full national and local coverage on all of our digital platforms 

  • Desktop: Stream can be found here
  •  App: A link to our livestream coverage can be found at the top our app. A link to download it can be found here. Also, make sure to sign up for push alerts to keep updated on any important news throughout the day. 
  • Smart TV/Roku/Amazon Fire Stick You can download the KHQ Smart TV app. All of our Inauguration coverage will be available live.  

Social media: 

We will have live coverage from NBC on our social media pages as well as reports from our crews in the field. 

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