Here's who will be on stage each night for the Democratic debates hosted by CNN, what time they'll start, and how to watch

FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, speaks as former vice president Joe Biden gestures during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Art in Miami. Biden and Buttigieg represent the generational poles of the crowded Democratic presidential primary. Biden is hoping Democratic voters see his decades of experience as the remedy for Trump's presidency. Buttigieg argues that the moment calls for the energy of a new generation. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, speaks as former vice president Joe Biden gestures during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Art in Miami. Biden and Buttigieg represent the generational poles of the crowded Democratic presidential primary. Biden is hoping Democratic voters see his decades of experience as the remedy for Trump's presidency. Buttigieg argues that the moment calls for the energy of a new generation. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)Associated Press

  • On July 30 and 31, 20 Democratic presidential candidates will gather on stage on Detroit, Michigan for the second round of Democratic primary debates hosted by CNN.
  • 20 candidates will be on stage split evenly between both nights, and CNN just held a live drawing to determine which candidates will debate on which night.
  • The debates will run from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EDT both nights.
  • In addition to being broadcast live on television, both debate nights will also be exclusively livestreamed and can be viewed without a cable subscription on CNN.com and all CNN apps.
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On July 30 and 31, the Democratic presidential candidates will gather on stage in Detroit, Michigan for the second round of Democratic primary debates hosted by CNN - the 20 will be split evenly between the two nights.

In order to qualify for the first two rounds of debates hosted in June by NBC and next week by CNN, candidates had to either reach 1% in three DNC-approved polls, obtain 65,000 unique donors from 20 states, or meet both criteria.

The line-up for the July debates will be almost the same as the line-up for the June debates, only with Rep. Eric Swalwell, who since dropped out of the race, replaced with Gov. Steve Bullock.

Here's who will be on the stage both nights, what time the debates will air, and how to watch them.

Who will be on the stage each night:

Debating on Tuesday, July 30:

Debating on Wednesday, July 31:

CNN "State of the Union" and "The Lead" anchor Jake Tapper, "CNN Tonight" anchor Don Lemon, and Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash will moderate both nights.

What time the debates will start:

The debates will run from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EDT both nights. CNN has announced that each candidate will have 60 seconds to answer a question and 30 seconds to answer a follow-up or an attack from another candidate, and that they will penalize candidates who interrupt or talk over each other with less speaking time.

Unlike NBC, CNN will not ask show-of-hands, one-word answer, or down-the-line questions of candidates.

How to watch:

A CNN spokesperson told INSIDER that in addition to being broadcast live on television, both debate nights will also be exclusively livestreamed and can be viewed without a cable subscription on CNN.com and on CNN's iOS, Android, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku apps.

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