ABC News Will Offer Three Simultaneous Live Video Streams, Interactive Features and Original Web-Only Video Content for Complete Coverage of the 2013 Presidential Inauguration
ABC News and Yahoo! News have come together to jointly produce live stream coverage of the 2013 Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama across ABCNews.com, Yahoo! News, GoodMorningAmerica.com, ABC News' iPad & iPhone apps, ABC News affiliate websites, as well as on the ABC News YouTube channel.
ABC News-Yahoo! News live-streamed coverage of The 2 nd Inauguration of Barack Obama kicks off on Sunday, January 20 th with a special report on the President's official oath of office at 11:55 a.m. ET, followed by continuous coverage on Monday, January 21 st from 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 pm ET, anchored by ABC News' Dan Harris along with Yahoo! News' Olivier Knox. ABC News' team of anchors and correspondents will contribute to special live stream coverage throughout the day including:
Coverage will also include on-the-ground reporting and analysis from Yahoo! News' Jeff Greenfield, Phoebe Connelly, Chris Moody, Holly Bailey, and Walter Shapiro, along with a line-up of all-star guests, contributors and Washington insiders including:
Evening coverage will continue with a live feed from both inaugural balls. ABC News and Yahoo! News will also stream a special post-inaugural show "After: The 2 nd Inauguration of President Barack Obama" on Tuesday, January 22 nd at 10:00am ET, anchored by ABC News' Dan Kloeffler and Yahoo! News' Phoebe Connelly.
From the Presidential swearing-in ceremony to the inaugural parade down Pennsylvania Avenue, ABC News and Yahoo! News will deliver live, streaming access to one of the most important days in U.S. history. In addition, ABC News will incorporate enhanced navigation, interactive features and infographics to encourage participation from viewers such as:
The ABC News Political Unit will provide complete, comprehensive coverage of all the must-see inauguration moments on ABCNews.com and its network of political blogs including George's Bottom Line, The Note, and OTUSNews.com. Editorial content will include stories, photo slideshows, inauguration trivia and original, web-only videos such as "History of the Inauguration" and "Politically Dressed."
The ABC News iPad App will also offer tablet users all-day access to live video, interactive graphics and a continuously updated social feed. The live stream feed can be found on ABCNews.com, located at abcnews.com/live, and includes:
The ABC News-Yahoo! News live-stream is also available through Yahoo! News' Inauguration Control Room. First introduced as part of Yahoo! News' election night experience, the Control Room experience puts users in control, allowing them to create a personalized dashboard of events, with the ability to maximize and minimize the features they care about the most, at any moment.
A complete mobile app suite for iPhone, Android, iPad will offer ABC News viewers immediate access to the inaugural schedule of events, including live streamed videos, interactive maps and infographics. ABC News mobile app users can select geo-targeted push alerts for real-time news updates on their phones for an enhanced mobile experience. In addition, ABC News will deliver inauguration coverage to the ABC News Windows 8 app, providing inaugural highlights and video clips to users throughout Inauguration Day.