or


[04/05/11 - 09:02 AM]
CBS News Announces Multi-Platform Coverage Plans for the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton
Highlights include "The Royal Wedding: Modern Majesty," a one-hour primetime special on Friday, April 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS NEWS ANNOUNCES MULTI-PLATFORM COVERAGE PLANS FOR THE ROYAL WEDDING OF PRINCE WILLIAM AND KATE MIDDLETON

CBS News' Coverage to be Lead by Katie Couric from London and Will Feature a Primetime Special, "The Royal Wedding: Modern Majesty," on Friday, April 29

Erica Hill Will Contribute to the Coverage and Co-Anchor "The Early Show" from London

CBS News today announced extensive coverage plans for the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton across its broadcast, radio and online platforms. Led by CBS EVENING NEWS anchor and managing editor Katie Couric in London, CBS News will broadcast live coverage of the event on Friday, April 29 (5:00-9:00 AM, ET), which will feature reports from EARLY SHOW co-anchor Erica Hill outside Buckingham Palace. In addition, Couric will anchor THE ROYAL WEDDING: MODERN MAJESTY, a one-hour primetime special to be broadcast later that evening at 8:00 PM, ET on the CBS Television Network.

The coverage will also include the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH KATIE COURIC, THE EARLY SHOW and CBS SUNDAY MORNING. It will feature a behind-the-scenes tour of Westminster Abbey, where the wedding will take place and reports from correspondents Elizabeth Palmer, Troy Roberts, Michelle Miller and Ben Tracy. CBS News' Royals Contributor, Victoria Arbiter, will play a key role in the coverage leading up to, during and following the wedding. Also, CBS Newspath, CBSNews.com, CBS Radio News and a contingent of CBS News digital journalists will provide non-stop coverage and comprehensive reports throughout the week.

Leading up to the event, Couric will anchor the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH KATIE COURIC from London for three nights beginning Wednesday, April 27. Hill will co-anchor THE EARLY SHOW from the Tower of London beginning Monday, April 25. On Saturday, April 30, Hill will co-anchor the broadcast from outside Buckingham Palace.

CBS News' primetime special, THE ROYAL WEDDING: MODERN MAJESTY, will examine the historic significance of the day and this new young modern monarchy. The special, anchored by Couric, will also highlight all of the event's glamour � from the celebrity guests, to the fashion to the parties.

CBS SUNDAY MORNING, anchored by Charles Osgood, will look at some of the more quirky and colorful aspects of royal unions through the ages on Sunday, April 24, followed by correspondent Tracy Smith's "Sunday Journal" on events surrounding William and Kate's wedding, which will be broadcast Sunday, May 1.

CBS Newspath, the network's 24-hour affiliate news service, will offer complete coverage beginning Sunday, April 24 through Saturday, April 30. Correspondents Charlie D'Agata, Rita Nissan and Manuel Gallegus will report from above Westminster Abbey. After the ceremony, the reports will originate from outside Buckingham Palace, the site of the Royal Reception.

CBSNews.com will simulcast the network's live coverage and provide special reports with videos, essays and in-depth analysis of the events. Additionally, CBS Radio News will provide live coverage of the royal wedding anchored by national correspondent Dan Raviv, who will be joined by CBS News consultant and Vanity Fair editor Victoria Mather from London. The CBS Radio News royal wedding team in London will include correspondents Steve Futterman, Vicki Barker and reporter Larry Miller.





  [april 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[09/17/14 - 12:44 PM]
TBS to Celebrate 20 Years of "Friends" with 20-Episode Marathon on Sept. 22
"We're thrilled to be celebrating Friends' 20th anniversary by giving fans the chance to choose their favorite episodes for TBS's 20-episode marathon," said Phil Oppenheim.

[09/17/14 - 12:38 PM]
SundanceTV Celebrates Academy(R) Award Winner Danny Boyle
In honor of his upcoming series "Babylon," SundanceTV is featuring an evening-long celebration of the renowned director, including the original long form episode that inspired the series of the same name.

[09/17/14 - 12:24 PM]
HGTV's "Love It or List It" Begins Production in Raleigh-Durham
Producers at Big Coat Productions are actively seeking potential homeowners who are torn between renovating their existing home and relocating to a new residence.

[09/17/14 - 12:16 PM]
TV Land Hosts a Two-Day Marathon for the 30th Anniversary of "The Cosby Show"
The marathon begins Saturday, September 20 at 2pm with fan favorite episode, "How Ugly Is He?"

[09/17/14 - 12:15 PM]
FX Networks Announces 2014 New York Comic Con Schedule
"The Americans," "Archer" and "The League" are the among the network's shows being featured.

[09/17/14 - 12:01 PM]
Sit Back, Relax and Enjoy Television's Most Buzzworthy Moments as Bravo Media's "The People's Couch" Returns Tuesday, October 7 at 10PM ET/PT
This documentary series turns the cameras around on everyone's favorite couchers as they share their sentiments - whether good, bad or ugly - on this Fall's buzziest and most talked about "water cooler" series.

[09/17/14 - 11:59 AM]
"The 50 Year Argument," An Inside Look at the New York Review of Books, Debuts Sept. 29, Exclusively on HBO; Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi Direct
The film marks Scorsese's third documentary to be presented on HBO, and Tedeschi's first co-directing project with Scorsese.

[09/17/14 - 11:14 AM]
Oxygen Media Goes Mad for New Series "My Crazy Love" Premiering Tuesday, October 28 at 10PM ET/PT
Each week, real people share their personal stories about a time in their life when the intoxication of love led them to extreme behavior and embarrassing acts.

[09/17/14 - 11:13 AM]
Discovery Channel and BBC Track One of the World's Rarest Animals in "Last Tiger Standing"
The one-hour special premieres Thursday, September 25 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[09/17/14 - 10:52 AM]
Time to Set the DVR: A Guide to CMT's Fall Lineup
Among the newly announced dates are the return of "Redneck Island" and two one-hour specials from "Party Down South."

[09/17/14 - 10:29 AM]
PBS to Present "America After Ferguson" Friday, September 26, 2014, 8-9 p.m. ET
The special will be taped before an audience on Sunday, September 21, at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

[09/17/14 - 10:02 AM]
USA Network Starts Production on Original Drama "Complications" Starring Jason O'Mara
The 10-episode original series from executive producer and creator, Matt Nix, stars Jason O'Mara and is set to premiere in 2015.

[09/17/14 - 10:01 AM]
Comedy Central Announces "Broad City" Panel at New York Comic Con on Friday, October 10
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer will give fans a behind-the-scenes look of their hit series.

[09/17/14 - 10:00 AM]
TNT Scores Network Television Premiere Rights to Five Upcoming Marvel Studios Films
Each of the five films is tentatively scheduled to premiere on TNT a little over two years after its theatrical release.

[09/17/14 - 09:32 AM]
CBS Announces New Live +7-Day (L7) Rating Reporting System for the Upcoming Television Season
"L7 and C7 are the metrics that more accurately account for how viewers watch our shows and how we get paid for our programming - both in advertising and content licensing," said Leslie Moonves.