How to Watch the Royal Wedding… And Join InStyle’s Festivities!Apr 28, 2011 @ 11:15 am
The Royal Wedding is less than 24 hours away, and InStyle‘s team of editors will be here bright and early tomorrow morning to bring you all the updates as the ceremony unfolds. InStyle will provide live streaming video and will be live-blogging the event along with Entertainment Weekly to bring you expert commentary, and we’ll be posting right here on news.instyle.com with up-to-the-minute information and pictures of the dress, church, flowers, guests, and more. Watch it with us! Have your browser bookmarked to news.instyle.com for all the latest info!
PLUS! Do you know which channel you’re watching? Read on to find out what all the networks have in store so you can watch it with us!
For commercial-free coverage (and proper British accents), tune in to BBC America. Huw Edwards will anchor the station’s international coverage of the event live from Westminster Abbey and the parade route. Plus, viewers can expect to see documentaries on the royal family, a look back to other royal weddings from the past 100 years, and the story of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s courtship.
Piers Morgan, Richard Quest, Anderson Cooper, Kiran Chetry, and Cat Deeley will anchor CNN’s broadcast of the the event. Make yourself a pot of coffee—live coverage from Westminster Abbey begins at 4am.
Early birds (or night owls) can tune into MSNBC, where British journalist Martin Bashir will begin coverage at 3am.
Giuliana Rancic will be heading up the E! team with Dermot O’Leary, Catt Saddler, Louise Roe, Robbie Laughlin and Angela Rippon reporting live at 4am. Later that night, Joan Rivers will give viewers her take on Kate Middleton’s gown, and all of the royal family’s fancy hats.
Starting at 4am, Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, Al Roker, Ann Curry and Natalie Morales will be reporting from Westminster and other locations in London.
Katie Couric will be hosting news coverage live in London from 5am to 9 am with fellow reporter Erica Hill, who will be stationed in Buckingham Palace. At 8 pm, Couric will host the special program The Royal Wedding: Modern Majesty with highlights from the day’s events.
Say Yes to the Dress fashion director Randy Fenoli will host a viewing party in Times Square, where the network will show both pre-wedding coverage and the live ceremony on giant Jumbotron screens.
Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer will begin their coverage live at 4am. Contributors to the broadcast will include: Newsweek/Daily Beast editor Tina Brown, former Royal press secretary Colleen Harris, Royal Historian Robert Lacey; and Royal Editor for the Sun Newspaper, Duncan Larcombe. Also appearing will be one of Princess Diana’s bridesmaids, India Hicks.
Fox News Channel has enlisted the help of Princess Diana’s former butler, Paul Burrell, who wrote a tell-all book spilling lots of alleged secrets about his time with the royal family.
* All times marked in Eastern Standard Time.