10/05/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/05/2018 13:51
Three-hour, commercial-free live feed of ROYAL WEDDING LIVE: PRINCESS EUGENIE will begin at 4:25 AM ET/PT on Friday, October 12, followed by encore airing at 7:25 AM ET/PT
Full wedding ceremony will also be available on TLC GO after the live simulcast
(New York, NY) - TLC, the premier destination for all things wedding, will be the exclusive U.S. broadcast partner for the royal wedding of Princess Eugenie of York, the daughter of HRH Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, Duke and Duchess of York, and her partner of eight years, Jack Brooksbank, on Friday, October 12. Hosted by UK television personalities Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford (ITV's 'This Morning'), the festivities will begin at 4:25 AM ET/PT delivering a front row seat to this year's second royal wedding at Windsor Castle, promising even more fashion, glamor and regal delight!
'Weddings are an essential part of our programming DNA, and having two royal weddings is cause for celebration on TLC,' says Howard Lee, President and General Manager of TLC. 'In May, we were thrilled to provide live coverage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding. Now it's Princess Eugenie's turn, and U.S. fans of the royal family will get to witness all the flourishes of this big day only on TLC!'
A major milestone for the royal family, Princess Eugenie will be the first princess of royal blood from the younger generation to be married. She and Jack Brooksbank will marry in front of the entire royal family and a star-studded guest list. TLC viewers are cordially invited to watch guests, celebs and members of the royal court arrive in their regal attire, the full ceremony inside St. George's Chapel, followed by the newlyweds' carriage procession through the streets of Windsor.
Immediately following the live feed, TLC will broadcast an encore airing of the wedding starting at 7:25 AM ET/PT. Viewers will also be able to relive the nuptials on demand via the TLC GO app, after the live simulcast.
Leading up to and including the day of the broadcast, fans will get wedding FOMO on TLC's digital platforms with content fit for royalty. Viewers will get their daily dose of nuptial fever with original social videos about Princess Eugenie, online quizzes to test royal wedding knowledge and DIY ideas for their own watch parties. On the big day, TLC will engage with fans on Twitter through interactive polls and retweeting of top comments. Join the conversation about Princess Eugenie's special day on social media using #TLCRoyalWedding.
ROYAL WEDDING LIVE: PRINCESS EUGENIE is produced by the international division of British company ITN Productions for TLC.
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