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How to look at Prince Philip’s funeral

The service honoring the Duke of Edinburgh will start at three p.m. native time (10 a.m. ET) in St George’s Chapel, Windsor with a nationwide minute of silence, in response to an announcement from Buckingham Palace. The Queen and members of the royal household will participate within the occasion, with attendance restricted to 30 due to coronavirus restrictions.

A ceremonial procession contained in the grounds of Windsor Castle — led by the band of the Grenadier Guards, one of many oldest regiments of the British Army — will start at 2:45 p.m. (9:45 a.m. ET). Charles, the Prince of Wales, and members of the royal household will be a part of the procession, along with employees from the royal family.

CNN International will broadcast the proceedings beginning at 1 p.m. native time (eight a.m. ET), with Christiane Amanpour anchoring from Buckingham Palace. Anderson Cooper picks up anchoring duties on each CNN and CNN International at 2 p.m. native time (9 a.m. ET), joined by Julia Chatterley and Richard Quest in New York, in addition to CNN correspondents in Windsor, London, and Edinburgh.

Hala Gorani will host an extra 90 minutes of protection on CNN International beginning at 4:30 p.m. native time (11:30 a.m. ET). There may also be a stay stream of the occasion on CNN.com.

BBC World News, which broadcasts in additional than 200 nations and territories, will start stay protection from Windsor Castle at 6 a.m. native time (1 a.m. ET), with protection of the funeral starting at 12:30 p.m. native time (7:30 a.m. ET).

UK viewers

Viewers within the United Kingdom can select from a number of choices together with CNN International. Live protection of the funeral shall be obtainable beginning at 12:30 p.m. native time on BBC One, BBC iPlayer and Sky News. ITV will air its broadcast, which may also be streamed on its web site, starting at 1:15 p.m.

The funeral shall be broadcast on BBC Radio Four and Radio 5 Live, and simulcast on BBC World Service English, BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Radio Ulster. Sky News will stream the occasion on its YouTube channel and will probably be obtainable afterward demand on iPlayer. Live protection shall be streamed on BBC.com from 10 a.m. native time.

US viewers

In addition to programming from CNN, US viewers can even watch the the service on Fox News and FoxNews.com beginning at 9 a.m. ET. NBC and CBS will start broadcast protection at 9:30 a.m. ET, with anchors Savannah Guthrie and Gayle King respectively.

NBC News Now will stream the community’s protection stay and on demand on Peacock and different platforms. CBS’s broadcast shall be obtainable on its streaming service CBSN.

ABC News will carry a stay broadcast starting at 9:30 a.m. ET and led by anchor David Muir. This may also be streamed on ABC News Live.

Viewer complaints

The most up-to-date royal occasion to have attracted mega tv audiences was the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, in May 2018. About 29 million individuals tuned into the ceremony within the United States and 18 million within the United Kingdom, in response to figures from Nielsen and the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board.

While broadcasts of the funeral are anticipated to draw giant audiences, BBC viewers will be capable to watch different exhibits, in contrast to every week in the past when the broadcaster canceled hours of programming throughout its TV channels to clear area for wall-to-wall information protection and retrospectives following Philip’s loss of life on April 9.

BBC received more than 100,000 complaints over coverage of Prince Philip's death

The publicly funded broadcaster was inundated by complaints in response. Figures made obtainable by the BBC confirmed that over 100,000 complaints had been obtained as of Thursday.

The particular protection meant that a few of Britain’s most watched exhibits, together with the cleaning soap opera EastEnders and the ultimate of cooking competitors MasterChef, have been taken off air.

Responding to the complaints in an announcement, the BBC stated that Philip’s loss of life was a “significant event” that generated a variety of curiosity nationally and internationally.

“We acknowledge some viewers were unhappy with the level of coverage given… We do not make such changes without careful consideration and the decisions made reflect the role the BBC plays as the national broadcaster, during moments of national significance,” it added.

— Arnaud Siad contributed reporting.

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