Coming nightly from London, Royal Wedding Watch will be hosted by American news anchor Meredith Vieira and British television presenter Matt Baker, who will update viewers on the preparations for the much-anticipated wedding of Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle.
Monday, May 14 at 9 p.m.
Royal Wedding Watch Episode One: A Wedding is Annouced
Join hosts Meredith Vieira and Matt Baker to learn more about Prince Henry and Meghan Markle and discover what it takes to be a royal bride in training. Historian Lucy Worsley reveals how Queen Victoria set the trend for the modern white wedding, plus we’ll discover what it takes to be a Royal bride in training.
Tuesday, May 15 at 9 p.m.
Royal Wedding Watch Episode Two: What to Wear
The countdown to the Royal Wedding continues with all the news from London while revealing the centuries old traditions behind this incredible ceremony.
Tonight it's all about what to wear. Royal weddings are shrouded in secrecy and no secret is more closely guarded than that of the dress. As speculation grows about what Meghan is wearing, historian Lucy Worsley steps into the archive to look at the dresses chosen by previous Royal brides while, back in the studio, experts and commentators join our hosts to unpack why Royal style is dictated as much by protocol and etiquette as it is by fashion. Plus we’ll have updates from reporter Anita Rani in Windsor as the clock ticks down to the big day.
Wednesday , May 16 at 9 p.m.
Royal Wedding Watch Episode Three: Ceremony
As the world’s eyes turn to London for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, our hosts take us step by step through the build up to this global event.
Explore the ceremony and traditions at the heart of a Royal Wedding. Meghan and Harry might be a very modern couple but there are still some rules that even they need to follow. Experts, commentators and guests join our hosts in our central London studio to dissect the finer points of Royal protocol while historian Lucy Worsley explores the history of Royal marriages. Plus we’ll have all the latest news from Windsor from our onsite reporter, Anita Rani.
Thursday, May 17 at 9 p.m.
Royal Wedding Watch Episode Four: How to Celebrate
With just two days to go until Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marry in Windsor, we share all the latest news from very heart of London as the world counts down to the wedding of the decade.
This time it’s all about how to celebrate a Royal Marriage, and the Royal Family certainly know how to celebrate in style. Historian Lucy Worsley heads to Hampton Court Palace to discover the secrets behind a State banquet while, back in the studio, experts and commentators join our hosts to talk about everything from the carriage procession to the cake. Will Harry and Meghan’s Lemon and Elderflower creation match the Queen and Philip’s 9 foot high fruitcake baked for their marriage in 1947? Plus reporter Anita Rani brings us all the latest news from Windsor Castle where preparations are now in full swing.
Friday, May 18 at 9 p.m.
Royal Wedding Watch Episode Five: Happily Ever After
On the eve of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, it's all the latest news from the very heart of London. The dress is chosen, the uniforms are pressed, the trumpeters are ready.
Experts, commentators and guests join our hosts in studio for the final countdown, while reporter Anita Rani is on location in Windsor where crowds are gathering for the celebrations. Historian Lucy Worsley steps into the past to explore Kensington Palace, traditionally the fashionable London base for young Royal families and soon to be Meghan’s new home. Plus everything you need to know about the centuries of history, tradition and ceremony shaping Meghan and Harry’s big day.
Royal Wedding Watch, weekdays at 9 p.m. beginning Monday May 14 on PBS 6.