The 24-hour news and information channel will provide analysis over the next two weeks, with live election night coverage fronted by David Dimbleby.
BBC World will also broadcast a special edition of 'Question Time' featuring film-maker and author Michael Moore, columnist Richard Littlejohn and former Bill Clinton adviser Sidney Blumenthal.
Other discussion programmes feature guests such as Madeleine Albright, George Soros and former CIA director James Woolsey.
Election night coverage, on November 2, will include a live six-hour results programme including US and international reaction. Hourly news bulletins will support this coverage.
BBC World is broadcast in 200 countries worldwide and reaches 25m households.
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