×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

How to Watch the Royal Wedding

The Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is more than likely to be crowned the television event of the weekend.

With the ceremony just hours away, several networks have already aired anticipatory programming, from last month’s CBS documentary “Meghan Markle: American Princess” to Friday’s TLC documentary “Secrets of the Royal Wedding.” But the main TV spectacular will be shown live from Windsor Castle Saturday through various broadcast and streaming platforms.

Broadcast networks set to air the wedding in real time include BBC America, ABC, TLC, PBS, Fox News, and HBO. BBC America, PBS, and CBS will be the first to walk down the aisle, starting their live coverage at 4 a.m. ET. BBC will follow both the wedding program and the carriage procession, with live commentary before and after, while Gayle King and Kevin Frazier will report for CBS and Meredith Vieira for PBS.

A long procession of specials will follow, starting with NBC’s “Today Show” coverage at 4:30 a.m. ET, while ABC’s “Good Morning America” and TLC’s “Royal Wedding Live,” will all air at 5 a.m ET. A royal wedding edition of “Fox and Friends” will start at 6 a.m. ET, and HBO will provide delayed coverage for the sleepers at 7:30 a.m. ET.

Viewers can stream the wedding online via BBC Studios and ITV’s BritBox or through ABC’s platforms at Good Morning America’s website, ABC News’s website and its mobile apps. CBS and NBC will also host live streams via CBSN Live and NBC.com, respectively.

Live coverage of the royal festivities will also be playing in 200 movie theaters across the country through Fathom Events in partnership with BritBox. The ad-free screenings, which will be held at 10 a.m. local time, mark the first time a royal wedding will be broadcast on the big screen.

More TV

  • Shefali Shah in Delhi Crime

    'Delhi Crime’ Wins big at Asian Academy Creative Awards

    Richie Mehta’s harrowing Netflix series “Delhi Crime” was the big winner at the 2nd annual Asian Academy Creative Awards in Singapore on Friday. Representing the show, lead actress Shefali Shah was rushed off her feet as she repeatedly had to return to the stage. “Delhi Crime” earned her best actress in a leading role, best [...]

  • KARNAWAL

    ‘Karnawal,’ ‘Restless,’ ‘Summer White,’ ‘Firsts’ Win Big at Ventana Sur

    BUENOS AIRES  — With Ventana Sur now firing on multiple cylinders, featuring pix-in post or project competitions for not only art films but also genre pics and animation – two sectors embraced by young creators in Latin America – “Karnawal,” “Restless,” “Summer White” and  “Firsts” proved big winners among Ventana Sur’s arthouse and animation competitions, [...]

  • Robert Walker Jr.

    'Star Trek' Actor Robert Walker Jr. Dies at 79

    Robert Walker Jr., son of actors Robert Walker and Jennifer Jones, died Thursday, his family confirmed to the official website for the television show “Star Trek.” He was 79. Walker Jr. is best remembered for playing the titular Charlie Evans in the “Star Trek” episode “Charlie X” from the show’s first season in 1966. His [...]

  • Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, right,

    TV Ratings: Why Is the NBA Shooting Air Balls?

    The NBA’s TV ratings so far this season have been far from all-star level. Viewership across ESPN, TNT and NBA TV is down 15% year-to-year overall, according to Nielsen figures. TNT’s coverage is averaging 1.3 million viewers through 14 telecasts, down 21% versus last year’s comparable coverage, while on ESPN the picture isn’t much prettier. The [...]

  • Claire Danes, Homeland

    TV News Roundup: Showtime Releases 'Homeland' Final Season Trailer

    In today’s TV news roundup, Showtime drops the trailer for the final season of “Homeland,” and National Geographic reveals the first look at Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin in “Genius: Aretha.” FIRST LOOKS Showtime released the trailer for the final season of “Homeland,“ premiering Feb. 9. The eighth and final season, starring Claire Danes and [...]

  • 700700 + Ted Turner Dedication. December

    Ted Turner Tributes Established With WarnerMedia Gift to University of Georgia

    WarnerMedia has established a scholarship, internship program and exhibition hall at the University of Georgia to be named after maverick media mogul Ted Turner. The company has gifted $550,000 to the university to create the Ted Turner Scholarship Fund, for students attending the school’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, which is also the [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content