Sunday night's debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump figured to be a highly watched event even before Friday's release of a 2005 video in which Trump made several highly disturbing comments about women:

But now, it looks like even more people may tune in to see how each candidate reacts to the news and, in this particular format, how Americans are reacting. The debate will be a town-hall style showdown, with audience members asking half the questions and the moderators, ABC's Martha Raddatz and CNN's Anderson Cooper, asking the other half.

Trump is under particular pressure to recover ground he had lost since the first debate, with national polling averages showing the GOP contender down by about 5 points to the Democrat. Those numbers are yet to take into account the aftermath of the video, though.