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Royal Wedding Coverage on WITF

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | May 4, 2018 5:47 PM
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WITF provides coverage of the much-anticipated wedding of Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle.  The wedding is Saturday May 19.  

TV - Coverage begins at 4am and continues to 9am. 

The actual wedding will be at 7am on TV.    TV Coverage will include the wedding parade that follows the ceremony.  

Ahead of Wedding Day, go behind the headlines with Meredith Vieira for the history, ceremony and traditions shaping the wedding of Prince Henry and Meghan Markle. Experts, commentators and guests join Vieira and UK host Matt Baker, while Anita Rani reports from Windsor. 

Over five nights Royal Wedding Watch goes behind the headlines to unpack the history, ceremony and traditions shaping this most modern of Royal romances.  Royal Wedding Watch will also showcase Britain's rich royal heritage and illuminate how history and tradition will influence the union of this modern couple. English historian Lucy Worsley, Joint Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, will delve into the pageantry, pomp and protocol surrounding Harry and Meghan's nuptials.

The Royal Wedding Watch will broadcast May 14 - 17 at 10pm and May 18 at 10:30pm.

May 14 - Episode 1 - The Wedding is announced

Learn more about the bride and groom. Historian Lucy Worsley reveals the story of how Queen Victoria set the trend for the modern white wedding, plus we'll discover what it takes to be a Royal bride in training.

May 15 - Episode 2 - What to Wear?

Historian Lucy Worsley steps into the archive to look at the dresses chosen by previous Royal brides while, back in the studio, experts and commentators join our hosts to unpack why Royal style is dictated as much by protocol and etiquette as it is by fashion.

May 16 - Episode 3 - Ceremony

Explore the ceremony and traditions at the heart of a Royal Wedding. Meghan and Harry might be a very modern couple but there are still some rules that even they need to follow.

May 17 - Episode 4 - How to Celebrate

Discover the secrets behind a State banquet while, back in the studio, experts and commentators join our hosts to talk about everything from the carriage procession to the cake

May 18 - Episode 5 - Happily Ever After

Explore Kensington Palace, traditionally the fashionable London base for young Royal families and soon to be Meghan's new home. Learn about the centuries of history, tradition and ceremony shaping Meghan and Harry's big day.

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