By one estimate, as many as 4 billion individuals may very well be watching because the funeral of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II takes place on Monday, September 19 starting at 11 a.m. BST (3 a.m. PT). As many as 750,000 persons are predicted to journey to London for the state funeral and pay their respects as the queen lies in state, per the UK’s Guardian. Among these ready in line 12-plus hours to pay their respects was David Beckham. The service at Westminster Abbey is prone to be among the many largest single ceremonial occasions staged within the U.Ok. since World War II.

See the protection plans for information networks within the U.S. and the UK beneath, together with a livestream of the occasion.

Ahead of the service, the queen’s lying-in-state at Westminster Hall will finish at 6:30 a.m. native time Monday. At about 10:35 a.m., group of bearers will elevate her coffin onto the gun carriage 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 convey the Queen’s casket from Westminster Hall to close by Westminster Abbey, the place the ceremony will happen. The new King Charles III, in addition to princes William and Harry, will stroll behind the coffin. World leaders together with President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, Australia’s Anthony Albanese and Canada’s Justin Trudeau will arrive shortly thereafter.

As the ceremony begins, Prime Minister Liz Truss and the secretary basic of the Commonwealth will communicate. Then
a sermon can be given by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

A two-minute silence can be noticed throughout the nation, which is able to embrace noise from airplanes as Heathrow will cease all arrivals and departures for half an hour. The shut of the service can be marked by reveille, the nationwide anthem and a lament performed by the Queen’s piper.

The casket will then be conveyed to Windsor. The route can be lined by the armed forces and weapons can be fired each minute. The Sebastopol Bell and the Curfew Tower Bell will every toll.

A committal service will happen at St. George’s Chapel at 4 p.m. native time. The Dean of Windsor Castle and with a congregation together with the Royal Family and a number of the Queen’s private workers will lead that ceremony. The Archbishop of Canterbury will pronounce the blessing and people in attendance will sing “God Save the King.” Prior to the ultimate hymn, the Imperial State Crown, the Orb and the Sceptre can be faraway from the Queen’s coffin and positioned on the altar.

The Queen can be buried within the King George VI Memorial Chapel along with her husband Prince Philip, who died final yr.

You can watch the ceremony reside beneath. 


ABC News

ABC News’ protection will characteristic on-the-ground reporting led by World News Tonight anchor David Muir with 20/20 co-anchor Amy Robach, chief international correspondent Ian Pannell, senior nationwide affairs correspondent Deborah Robert and international correspondent James Longman in London, correspondents Maggie Rulli in Scotland, and Lama Hasan and Will Reeve in London in addition to royals contributors Omid Scobie, Robert Jobson, Imogen Lloyd Webber, Victoria Murphy and Ailsa Anderson.

Good Morning America may have protection subsequent week. As a part of the season premiere, GMA3: What You Need to Know will broadcast reside from London, with co-anchors T.J. Holmes and Robach protecting the occasions following the queen’s passing and King Charles III’s ascension to the throne.

Nightline may even characteristic protection of the queen’s celebration of life with co-anchor Juju Chang reside from London.

ABC News Radio is providing reside anchored protection of all main occasions associated to the queen’s passing. In addition, ABC News Radio is providing stations a number of standing stories per hour in addition to two-ways with reporters and consultants throughout morning and afternoon drives.

ABC NewsOne, the affiliate information service of ABC News, can be reporting reside from London with multiplatform reporters Ines De La Cuetara and Faith Abubey and reporter Patrick Reevell.

BBC America

The community will air the funeral reside and uninterrupted beginning at 4 a.m. ET on Monday.

Additionally, the community will air the particular “A Tribute to Her Majesty The Queen,” that includes particular interviews along with her youngsters and people who have labored along with her and public figures, beginning at 8 p.m. ET the night earlier than. There can be an encore of the particular at 11:30 p.m. ET.

CBS News

On Monday, CBS Mornings co-hosts Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell will anchor a CBS News Special Report reside from London protecting the state funeral. The particular protection will air on CBS and reside stream on the CBS News Streaming Network. CBS News’ particular protection may even characteristic CBS News Royal Contributors Tina Brown, Julian Payne, Roya Nikkhah, Amanda Foreman and former BBC Royal Correspondent Wesley Kerr.

Comprehensive protection can be featured throughout CBS News & Stations’ broadcasts and platforms together with CBS News Radio, CBS Newspath and


CNN anchors Erin Burnett and Anderson Cooper can be reside from London for CNN’s particular reside protection on Monday starting at 5 a.m. ET. They can be joined by Christiane Amanpour, Max Foster and Richard Quest in London and Don Lemon.

As the Royal household, heads of state and mourners arrive for the historic state funeral of the Queen, CNN may have reporters all through London, together with at Westminster Abbey and alongside the procession route, in addition to at Windsor Castle.

Nada Bashir, Matthew Chance, Bianca Nobilo, Nic Robertson, Isa Soares, Anna Stewart and Clarissa Ward will present minute-by-minute updates on the bottom, whereas Zain Asher and Julia Chatterley will supply their distinctive views from New York. CNN Royal Historian Kate Williams, CNN Royal Commentator Sally Bedell Smith and CNN Contributor Trisha Goddard will contribute to CNN’s particular reside protection with their skilled evaluation and insights.

Full reside protection can be accessible throughout CNN’s world digital platforms. CNN’s protection of The State Funeral Of Queen Elizabeth II will stream reside, with out requiring a cable log-in, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. GMT / 5 a.m.-1 p.m. The stream can be accessible on and throughout cellular gadgets through CNN’s apps for iOS and Android. It will also be seen on CNN apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Android TV.


The occasion can be coated reside on C-SPAN, C-SPAN Radio, & C-SPAN Now starting Monday at 5:30 a.m. ET.

Fox News

Fox News Media will supply reside protection of the ceremonies and proceedings via the funeral on Monday. Fox News Channel’s govt editor and anchor of The Story Martha MacCallum will proceed lead of the community’s protection reside from London.

Beginning at 4 a.m. ET on Monday, FNC will current reside particular protection, pre-empting Fox & Friends via 9 a.m. ET. Anchoring from The Canada Gate at Buckingham Palace, MacCallum can be joined by Fox & Friends co-host Ainsley Earhardt and TalkTV’s (News UK) Uncensored host Piers Morgan.

Fox News Digital will share nonstop updates in a reside weblog on, whereas Fox News Audio may even present protection throughout all platforms, together with Fox News Headlines 24/7, the Fox News Hourly Update Podcast and Fox News Radio associates nationwide.


MSNBC will present reside particular protection of the funeral from London starting at 3 a.m. ET on Monday. Chris Jansing will anchor the particular protection.

At 5 a.m. ET, co-hosts Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist — joined by Katty Kay — will anchor a particular version of Morning Joe from London.

Beginning at 10 a.m. ET, Andrea Mitchell, Katy Tur and Chris Jansing proceed particular protection via the top of the providers.

In advance of the providers, NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel anchored a particular program, “The Constant Queen,” on Saturday.

NBC News

NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Lester Holt will anchor particular reside protection of the funeral providers on Monday starting at 5:30 a.m. ET.

Additionally, Holt will anchor that night’s NBC Nightly News reside from London at 6:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. CT. and will reside stream the community’s particular protection, together with NBC News Now and Today All Day.


PBS is providing viewers the BBC’s reside uninterrupted protection on Monday, from 4 a.m.-noon ET (examine native listings) on PBS, and the PBS Video app.

The BBC primetime particular, The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II, airs that night time from 8-9:30 p.m. ET (examine native listings) on PBS, and the PBS Video app.


In the UK, the nation will nearly grind to a halt for the day and hours price of protection from Westminster Abbey can be accessible on the BBC, ITV and Sky News, earlier than schedules return to one thing resembling normality. An extremely uncommon advert ban implies that no commercials will play for the 24-hour interval, which means that despite the fact that scores can be astronomical, the day won’t be a money cow for the business broadcasters.


On the BBC, protection begins at 8 a.m. BST (12 a.m. PT) because the crowds start to collect and rolls via to five a.m. BST (9 a.m. PT), taking within the official ceremony from 11 a.m. BST (3 a.m. PT). Led by Huw Edwards, Kirsty Young, Fergal Keane, David Dimbleby and Sophie Raworth, the protection can be accessible on each BBC One,  BBC Two and BBC News and can be adopted by The One Show: Our Queen Remembered and an Events of the Day highlights package deal at 8:30 a.m. BST (12.30 a.m. PT) on BBC One. Simulcasts can be in place on different BBC radio stations and BBC Sounds. Allan Little can be inside Westminster Abbey, with evaluation from Royal Correspondent Jonny Dymond and commentary from completely different factors alongside the procession route from Ken Bruce, Mishal Husain, Emma Barnett, Clive Myrie, Adele Roberts, John Murray, Mike Costello, Rachel Burden, Nuala McGovern, Chris Mason, Jamie Coomarasamy, Andrea Catherwood and James Naughtie.

Major reveals together with the launch episode of Strictly Come Dancing have been delayed by per week till after the ceremony.


ITV will air the protection throughout the identical stretch of time because the BBC and likewise observe up with a highlights present after which prolonged information particular. The business broadcaster will begin the day with a Good Morning Britain  funeral preview particular and later present a documentary movie chronicling the occasions of the previous 10 days. Tom Bradby, a private pal of Harry and Meghan Markle’s, and Julie Etchingham will host, joined by particular friends and royal consultants for his or her reflections and evaluation. Mary Nightingale will lead protection from Westminster Abbey, whereas Royal Editor Chris Ship can be in London and Windsor. Rageh Omaar can be with the armed forces at Wellington Barracks. Nina Hossain can be on the Long Walk in Windsor chatting with individuals paying their respects. Charlene White can be with mourners in London.


Sky News’ protection will start at 5 a.m. BST (9 a.m. PT) with host Kay Burley reside at Westminster Abbey earlier than Anna Botting and Dermot Murnaghan take over from 9 a.m. BST (1 a.m. PT). At 7 p.m. BST (11 a.m. PT), a brand new host, Mark Austin will mirror on the day from Buckingham Palace, wanting again on the occasions and key moments, forward of a round-up present at 9 p.m. BST (1 a.m. PT).

Tomorrow, the schedules are anticipated to return nearly again to normality bar some tribute programing remaining in place.

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