A ceremonial procession inside the grounds of Windsor Castle – led by a band of Grenadier Guards, one of the oldest regiments of the British Army – will begin at 2:45 pm (9:45 pm ET). Charles, prince of Wales and members of the royal family will join the procession together with the staff of the royal household.
CNN International will broadcast the proceedings starting at 1 pm local time (8 am), with Christian Amanpour anchoring from Buckingham Palace. Anderson Cooper chose anchoring duties on CNN and CNN International at 2pm local time (9pm ET), joining Julia Chatterley and Richard Quest in New York, as well as CNN reporters in Windsor, London and Edinburgh.
BBC World News, which airs in more than 200 countries and territories, will begin live coverage from Windsor Castle at local time (1pm ET), starting at 12:30 pm local time. ET).
Viewers in the United Kingdom can choose from a variety of options, including CNN International. Live coverage of the funeral will begin at 12:30 pm local time on BBC One, BBC iPlayer and Sky News. ITV will air its broadcast, which will also be streamed on its website starting at 1:15 pm
The funeral will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and Radio 5 Live, and simulcast on BBC World Service English, BBC Radio Scotland and BBC World Lister. Sky News will stream the event on its YouTube channel and it will be available on demand on iPlayer later. Live coverage will be streamed on BBC.com from 10 am local time.
Audience of america
In addition to programming from CNN, American viewers can begin service at 9 pm ET on Fox News and FoxNews.com. NBC and CBS will start airing at 9:30 pm ET respectively, with anchors Savannah Guthrie and Gayle King.
NBC News Now will stream coverage of the network live and on demand on More and other platforms. CBS will be broadcast on its streaming service CBSN.
ABC News will begin a live broadcast at 9:30 AM ET and led by anchor David Muir. It will also be streamed on ABC News Live.
While funeral broadcasts are expected to attract a larger audience, BBC viewers will be able to watch other shows, as opposed to a week ago, when the broadcaster added hours of programming on its TV channels to wall-to-wall news coverage and retrospective The clear location for was canceled for. After Philip’s death on 9 April.
The publicly funded broadcaster was replete with complaints in response. Figures provided by the BBC
Special coverage meant that Britain’s most watched shows, including the soap opera EastEnders and the finalist of the cooking competition, MasterChef, were shut down.
Responding to the complaints in a statement, the BBC said that Philip’s death was a “significant incident” that generated a lot of interest nationally and internationally.
“We acknowledge that some viewers were unhappy with the level of coverage given … We do not make such changes without careful consideration and the decisions made were the BBC’s role as a national broadcaster in moments of national importance Reflect, “it said.
– Arnaud Siyad contributed reporting.