It is estimated that up to 4 billion people will watch the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, September 19 at 11am BST (3am PST). According to British media reports, as many as 750,000 people are expected to travel to London for a state funeral and to pay their respects as the Queen is laid to rest. guardian. Among those who waited in line for more than 12 hours to pay their respects was David Beckham. The ceremony at Westminster Abbey is likely to be one of the largest single ceremonial events in Britain since World War II.
See below for coverage plans from US and UK news networks, as well as US and UK livestreams of the event, which will be broadcast in over 200 countries starting as early as midnight PT.
Ahead of the ceremony, the Queen will be laid to rest in Westminster Hall at 6.30am local time on Monday. Around 10.35am, a group of coffin bearers carried her coffin onto the cannon cart that was used for the funerals of her grandfather George V, her father George VI, Queen Victoria and Winston Churchill.
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It will transport the Queen’s coffin from Westminster Hall to nearby Westminster Abbey, where the ceremony will take place. The new king, Charles III, and Princes William and Harry will walk behind the coffin. World leaders including President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Australia’s Anthony Albanese and Canada’s Justin Trudeau will Arrived shortly after.
The ceremony will begin with remarks by Prime Minister Liz Truss and the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth.Then
The Archbishop of Canterbury will deliver a sermon.
There will be a two-minute silence across the country, including the noise of planes, as Heathrow will stop all incoming and outgoing flights for half an hour. The end of the ceremony will be marked by a rise, the national anthem and the Queen Piper’s lament.
The coffin will then be transported to Windsor. The route will be lined up by armed forces, and gunfire will be heard every minute. The Sebastopol bell and the Curfew Tower bell will be charged separately.
A commissioned service will be at St. 4 p.m. local time, St. George’s Church. The dean of Windsor Castle and the congregation, which includes the royal family and some of the Queen’s personal staff, will officiate at the ceremony. The Archbishop of Canterbury will announce the blessing and attendees will sing “God Save the King”. Before the final hymn, the imperial crown, orb and scepter will be removed from the queen’s coffin and placed on the altar.
The Queen will be buried with her husband Prince Philip, who died last year, at the King George VI Memorial Chapel.
The funeral will use 213 Full HD cameras placed in Westminster Abbey, St George’s Chapel and Westminster Hall. According to the BBC, 14 OB vans will transmit from 10 locations, and the entire broadcast will be continuously powered by hydrogen and vegetable oil.
You can watch the ceremony live below.
ABC News’ coverage will feature live coverage by world news tonight Anchor David Muir with 20/20 Co-anchor Amy Robach, chief foreign correspondent Ian Pannell, senior country correspondent Deborah Robert and London-based foreign correspondent James Longman, Scotland-based correspondent Maggie Ruley, London-based correspondent Rama Hassan and Will Reeve and royal contributors Omid Scobee, Robert Jobson, Imogen Lloyd Webber, Victoria Murphy and Elsa Anderson.
good morning america There will be a report next week. As part of the season premiere, GMA3: What you need to know It will be broadcast live from London, with co-anchors TJ Holmes and Robach covering the events following the Queen’s death and the enthronement of King Charles III.
night line The Queen’s Life Celebration will also be covered with co-anchor Juju Chang from London.
ABC News is providing live coverage of all major events related to the Queen’s passing. In addition, ABC News Broadcast provides multiple status reports to the station every hour, and two ways to reporters and experts during the morning and afternoon drive.
ABC News’ affiliate news service ABC NewsOne will be reporting live in London with multi-platform reporters Ines De La Cuetara and Faith Abubey and reporter Patrick Reevell.
The network will stream the funeral non-stop from 4 a.m. ET Monday.
In addition, the network will air a special “Hail to Her Majesty,” which will include special interviews with her children and those who work with her and public figures, starting at 8 p.m. ET the day before. There will be a special encore at 11:30pm ET.
on Monday, CBS Morning Co-hosts Gail King and Nora O’Donnell will host a CBS News special from London live on the state funeral. The special report will air on CBS and live on the CBS News Streaming Network. The CBS News special will also include CBS News royals contributors Tina Brown, Julian Payne, Roya Nikkhah, Amanda Foreman and former BBC royals correspondent Wesley Kerr.
Full coverage will be available on CBS News & Stations’ broadcasts and platforms, including CBS News Radio, CBS Newspath and CBSNews.com.
CNN anchors Erin Burnett and Anderson Cooper will begin a special CNN live coverage in London starting Monday at 5 a.m. ET. London’s Christiane Amanpour, Max Foster and Richard Quest and Don Lemon will join them.
As royals, heads of state and mourners arrive for the historic Queen’s State Funeral, CNN will be stationed throughout London, including at Westminster Abbey and along the parade route and at Windsor Castle.
Live updates will be provided by Nada Bashir, Matthew Chance, Bianca Nobilo, Nic Robertson, Isa Soares, Anna Stewart and Clarissa Ward, while Zain Asher and Julia Chatterley will provide their unique perspectives from New York. CNN Royal Historian Kate Williams, CNN Royal Commentator Sally Bedell Smith and CNN Contributor Trisha Goddard will contribute to CNN’s special live coverage with their expert analysis and insights.
CNN’s global digital platforms will provide comprehensive live coverage. CNN’s coverage of Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral will be broadcast live from 10am-6pm GMT/5pm-1pm GMT, no cable login required. The stream will be available through CNN on CNN.com and on mobile devices with apps for iOS and Android. It’s also available on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, and the CNN app for Android TV.
The event will be broadcast live on C-SPAN, C-SPAN Radio, C-SPAN.org and C-SPAN starting Monday at 5:30am ET.
Fox News will cover the ceremony and proceedings Monday through the funeral scene.Executive Editor and Anchor, Fox News Channel story Martha MacCallum will continue to broadcast the network’s coverage live from London.
Beginning Monday at 4 a.m. ET, FNC will provide a live special, pre-emptive fox and friends By 9AM ET.Anchor from Buckingham Palace’s Canada Gate, McCallum will join fox and friends Co-host of Ainsley Earhardt and TalkTV (UK News) Uncensored Hosted by Piers Morgan.
Fox News Digital will share non-stop updates on FoxNews.com’s live blog, while Fox News Audio will also provide coverage across all platforms, including Fox News Headlines 24/7, the Fox News Hourly Update Podcast and Fox News Radio affiliates nationwide .
MSNBC will provide live special coverage of the funeral in London starting Monday at 3 a.m. ET. Chris Jansing will host the special report.
At 5 a.m. ET, co-hosts Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Guest (joined by Katty Kay) will host a special edition of good morning joe from London.
Starting at 10AM ET, Andrea Mitchell, Katy Tur and Chris Jansing will continue their special coverage until the end of the service.
Ahead of the service, NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel hosted a special “The Unchanging Queen” on Saturday.
NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Lester Holt will have special live coverage of funeral services starting at 5:30 a.m. ET on Monday.
In addition, Holt will host the evening’s NBC Nightly News Live from London at 6:30pm ET/5:30pm CST.
Today.com and NBCNews.com will air the network’s special coverage live with NBC News Now and Today All Day.
PBS will provide viewers with real-time, non-stop coverage of the BBC on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video app on Monday at 4am ET (check local listings).
BBC prime time specials, Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral, The evening airs on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video app from 8:00-9:30pm ET (check local listings).
In the UK, the country will all but come to a standstill for a day, with the BBC, ITV and Sky News providing hours of coverage from Westminster Abbey before programming returns to normal. An extremely rare ad ban means no commercials will be shown for 24 hours, meaning even though the ratings will be astronomical, the day won’t be a cash cow for commercial broadcasters.
On the BBC, it was reported that crowds began to gather from 8am BST (12am PST) and continued until 5am BST (9am PST), with the official ceremony starting from BST Starts at 11AM (3AM PST).Led by Huw Edwards, Kirsty Young, Fergal Keane, David Dimbleby and Sophie Raworth, BBC Radio 1, BBC Two and BBC News will all report, followed by A show: our queen remembers and a daily activity Packages highlighted on BBC One at 8.30am BST (12.30am PST). Simulcasts will take place on other BBC radio stations and BBC Sounds. Allan Little will be in Westminster Abbey, royal correspondent Jonny Dymond will analyse, Ken Bruce, Mishaal Hussain Mishal Husain, Emma Barnett, Clive Myrie, Adele Roberts, John Murray, Mike Costello (Mike Costello, Rachel Burden, Nuala) to comment at various points along the parade route McGovern, Chris Mason, Jamie Kumarasamy, Andry A. Catherwood and James Notti.
Major programs include strictly come to dance It was delayed for a week until the ceremony was over.
Here’s the BBC’s live broadcast:
ITV will air the coverage at the same time as the BBC, followed by highlights and news specials.Commercial broadcaster will start a new day good morning uk Funeral preview special, followed by a screening of a documentary documenting the events of the past 10 days. Harry and Meghan Markle’s personal friends Tom Bradby and Julie Etchingham will host, and special guests and royal experts will join their reflections and analysis. Mary Nightingale will lead coverage from Westminster Abbey, while royal editor Chris Shipp will report from London and Windsor. Rageh Omaar will serve with the armed forces at Camp Wellington. Nina Hossain will pay her respects at Windsor’s Long Walk. Charlene White will be with mourners in London.
Sky News’ coverage will begin at 5am BST (9am PST) with host Kay Burley live from Westminster Abbey, followed by Anna Botting and Dermot Murnaghan from 9am BST (1AM PST) to take over. At 7pm BST (11am PST), new host Mark Austin will recap the day at Buckingham Palace, reviewing events and key moments, at 9pm BST (1am PST) Before the comprehensive performance held.
Tomorrow, the schedule is expected to return to almost normal unless some tribute shows are preserved.