Networks are gearing up for Saturdays Royal Wedding of the UKs Prince Harry and former longtime Suits star Meghan Markle. Here is a roundup of planned coverage for the Big Day at St Georges Chapel in Windsor Castle. The ceremony itself begins at noon local time (8 AM ET and 5 AM PT), but dont worry, there will be plenty to take in beforehand.
ABC News will begin with a special edition of Good Morning America from 5-10 AM ET May 19. GMA co-anchor Robin Roberts and World News Tonights David Muir will lead the live coverage from Windsor. Freeform and ABC News digital platforms also will simulcast the five-hour special
edition. An additional hour of GMA will air at 7 AM PT for the West Coast.
CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King and Entertainment Tonight co-host Kevin Frazier will anchor CBS News live, multiplatform coverage from London beginning at 4 AM ET. Theyll be joined by CBS News royal contributor Tina Brown. CBS News will also present Royal Romance: The Marriage Of Prince Harry And Meghan Markle, a two-hour primetime special, at 8 PM ET/PT.
CBSN, CBS News 24/7 streaming news network, will stream the networks coverage of the ceremony and festivities beginning at 4 AM ET with interviews and analysis following the event.
Fox News Channels Shepard Smith and Americas Newsrooms Sandra Smith with co-anchor the networks coverage beginning at 6 AM ET from outside St Georges Chapel. Fox & Friends Ainsley Earhardt will also take part, co-hosting Fox & Friends Weekend live from Windsor beginning at 5 AM ET and then joining coverage of the main event at 6.
Todays Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb will co-anchor Today at the Royal Wedding near Windsor Castle from 4:30-11 AM ET. Theyll be joined by Megyn Kelly, Kathie Lee Gifford, Al Roker and Sheinelle Jones from various locations. NBC News correspondents including Kelly Cobiella, Rehema Ellis, Stephanie Gosk and Keir Simmons also will report from locations in and around Windsor and London.
NBC News Savannah Sellers, co-host of Stay Tuned on Snapchat, will cover the wedding and anchor the show from London.
The network is amid a week of special programming: Royal Wedding Watch, hosted by Meredith Vieira and Matt Baker and produced by BBC Studios Topical and Live Unit nightly from London. It leads into the pubcasters live broadcast of the wedding Saturday beginning at 4:15 ET with Vieira, Baker and Anita Rani onsite.
BBC America will simulcast BBC Ones four hours of live coverage before, during and after the event beginning at 4 AM ET and will re-air the wedding in an encore presentation at 10 PM ET.
Coverage begins at 5 AM ET/2 AM PT with E! Live From the Royal Wedding featuring Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski, Royals expert and E! News Chief Correspondent Melanie Bromley and E! UK host Sarah-Jane Crawford. The network will air E! Royal Wedding Rundown at 7 PM ET/PT.
TLC begins its coverage Saturday with Royal Wedding Live, a live four-hour feed of the nuptials at 5 AM ET/2 AM PT. Later that night, TLC will air TLCS Royal Wedding Revealed, a one-hour special hosted by Shaun Robinson, at 10 PM.
HBO and Funny or Die are resurrecting Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan, the “broadcast legends” played by Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon who “hosted” this years Rose Parade coverage on Amazon. The Royal Wedding Live with Cord and Tish! will air live beginning at 7:30 AM ET, followed by a replay later that day.