The world will bid a last “bye-bye and thank you, Ma’am” to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II at her state funeral service on Monday, September 19 at London’s Westminster Abbey.
While the service for Her Majesty, who passed away September 8, will be participated in by 2,000 household, pals, dignitaries, and presidents, the occasion is expected to draw a record 4.1 billion audiences from worldwide.
In the United States, every significant network, broadcast outlet, and streaming service will offer protection. And in Austin, audiences will require to get up prior to the sun to tune in live. The funeral service begins at 5 am regional time, with lots of notable occasions occurring prior to and after it (see schedule, listed below).
Networks (tv and streaming):
- PBS: PBS will bring the BBC’s live protection from London, beginning at 3 am. A primetime unique, The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II: Events of the Day, will then be transmitted at 7 pm.
- ABC: David Muir and Robin Roberts will anchor protection, beginning at 4:30 am.
- NBC: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, and Lester Holt will anchor protection, beginning at 4:30 am.
- CBS: Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell will anchor protection (time TBA).
Cable networks (tv and streaming):
- BBC America: Coverage from London will begin at 3 am.
- CNN: Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett will anchor protection beginning at 4 am, with extra anchors and press reporters signing up with throughout the early morning.
- MSNBC: Chris Jansing will anchor protection, starting at 2 am, following with a scandal sheet of Morning Joe from London and continuing through services.
- C-SPAN: Live protection will start at 4:30 am.
- Bloomberg TELEVISION: Live protection will range from 4-6:30 am.
- Fox News Channel: Martha MacCallum, Ainsley Earhardt, and Piers Morgan will anchor protection, beginning at 2 am.
Other streaming choices:
- BritBox will stream BBC live protection, beginning at 3:30 am.
- BBC is live-streaming from London, 24 hr a day, on their news app and atwww.bbc.com/news (Click on the Queen Elizabeth II tab.)
- ITV News provides live-streaming at www.itv.com/news and through YouTube.
- Sky News provides live-streaming at news.sky.com, in addition to through Peacock and YouTube.
- Subscription- based streaming platforms (with totally free trials offered) will be streaming the funeral service, consisting of: FuboTV, Sling, YouTube Television, Peacock Premium, Hulu + Live TELEVISION, and Paramount+. The service will be offered to stream on routine Hulu as quickly as it concludes.
Schedule of occasions
The funeral service itself will start at 11 remain in London (BST), which is 5 remain in Austin (CDT). The service is anticipated to last about an hour, however it’s preceded and followed by other occasions that likewise will be transmitted. Here is a schedule of occasions for the day,according to this handy guide from BBC All times listed below are CDT.
12:30 am: The Queen’s lying-in-state at Westminster Hall will end. Hundreds of thousands (consisting of soccer legend David Beckham) have actually been “marking time” and waiting in line as much as 14 hours to stroll by her casket and pay their aspects. The BBC is live-streaming the lying-in-state here.
2 am: The doors of Westminster Abbey will open for visitors to start getting here for the state funeral service. Heads of state– consisting of U.S. President Joe Biden and very first woman Jill Biden– will participate in, as will royal member of the family from throughout Europe (much of whom were blood family members of the Queen). Find the visitor list here.
4:44 am: About 15 minutes prior to the funeral service, the Queen’s casket will be brought, through weapon carriage, from Westminster Hall toWestminster Abbey Senior members of the royal household (consisting of King Charles and princes William and Harry) will follow the casket in the procession.
5 am: The funeral service at Westminster Abbey starts. It will be commanded by the Dean of Westminster David Hoyle and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.
5:55 am: Near completion of the funeral service, a bugle call called “Last Post” will be played, and 2 minutes of silence will be observed nationally throughout the UK. Then the “brand-new” nationwide anthem “God Save the King” will be sung and a lament will be played by the Queen’s piper.
6:15 am: A strolling procession– consisting of military bands and members of the armed services– will draw the casket from the Abbey toWellington Arch
7 am: The casket will be moved to a state hearse for its last journey to Windsor.
9 am: The state hearse will show up in Windsor for a strolling procession upWindsor Castle’s Long Walk Members of the militaries will line the three-mile path, and members of the royal household will fulfill the cortege outside the castle.
10 am: The casket will go intoSt George’s Chapel for a committal service participated in by a parish of 800. At the conclusion of the 45-minute service, the Queen’s casket will be reduced into the royal vault, and the royal household will leave the chapel. The service will consist of lots of customs representing completion of the Queen’s reign, consisting of the elimination of the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign’s orb and scepter from the top of the casket. (Read more about what to anticipate here.)
1:30 pm: The Queen will be buried together with her late spouse, the Duke of Edinburgh, at the King George VI memorial chapel insideSt George’s Chapel. The personal event is simply for household, and it is uncertain whether any part of it will be revealed.