It’s as inevitable as death, taxes, tupperware and game shows hosted by Eddie McGuire – television networks that fall over themselves to broadcast every last part that could even remotely be related to the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. This person live from here, that person live from that place, someone’s cousin’s aunt’s butcher’s brother’s landlord’s friend that’s attending the wedding somehow. If you don’t want to watch, it’ll be very hard to avoid. Good luck. From the press release:
It will be a week of ‘royal engagements’ on Channel Seven as Australia gets ready to tune in and celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Seven promises to have the ultimate Royal coverage, with Seven News, Today Tonight, Sunrise, The Morning Show and Sunday Night all in London for the week leading up to the big day, on Friday April 29.
Seven will also screen the prime time special “William and Kate: Inside The Royal Wedding”. The exclusive one-hour special will give inside information on the wedding dress, the style, the food, the celebrity invites and what the couple are really like behind closed doors, featuring interviews with Elizabeth Emmanuel (designer of Princess Diana’s wedding dress), Claudia Joseph (Kate Middleton’s biographer), Ken Wharf (Princess Diana and Prince Charles’ personal bodyguard) and David Macarfrae (Royal cake maker). Screening date for this special will be announced soon.
On the wedding day, Chris Bath and Matt White will take their position outside Buckingham Palace as they anchor Seven’s live presentation, from 4pm. Backed by affiliate ITN’s coverage, Seven will bring viewers a front row seat to the wedding day, from the arrival of wedding guests to the ceremony and vows between Prince William and Kate. Cameras will then follow the newlyweds as they head back to Buckingham Palace for their first official outing as husband and wife.
Seven News reporters Chris Reason, Angela Cox and Adrian Brown will be on the ground, outside Westminster Abbey, at various street parties around London and in Kate’s hometown of Bucklebury.
From Monday April 25, Seven News’ Chris Bath will be on the spot, as she presents Seven News from London, followed at 6.30pm by Matt White on Today Tonight.
Melissa Doyle and David Koch will be on Royal watch each morning, as Sunrise is beamed from Buckingham Palace. Nuala Hafner and Monique Wright will report on all the festivities happening in and around London, while former press secretary to the Queen, Dickie Arbiter, will provide exclusive insight. Kylie Gillies will then take over as The Morning Show comes to Seven each day from the banks of the Thames.
Sunday Night will capture the week’s wedding fever hosted by Chris Bath and with reporter Rhani Sadler on the ground, with a special Royal episode on April 24, with a wrap up of the wedding on the May 1 edition. Yahoo!7 News will cover the event live online with news, latest photos, opinions and twitter updates. Full coverage can be found at www.yahoo7.com.au/royalwedding