08/15/1988 at 01:00 AM EDT
>Here's where and when to catch the excitement—or whatever—as the Republicans take to the Bush in New Orleans.
THE NETWORKS: From Monday, Aug. 15, through Thursday, Aug. 18, the convention will preempt prime time from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
CNN: Reports on the hour, sometimes on the half-hour, from 6 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., with full coverage of convention sessions.
PBS: The MacNeil-Lehrer Newshour will provide hourly updates each evening followed by Washington Week in Review.
C-Span: Gavel-to-gavel coverage plus call-in shows from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily.