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Beginning of the royal family procession – Deadline

After a morning of very British pomp and ceremony, the Royal Family are now heading to St George’s Chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle to attend Prince Philip’s funeral.

Post the funeral live on Sky News here.

In line with his wishes and UK Covid-19 guidelines for funerals, The Duke of Edinburgh will receive a reduced shipment, which will include 30 members of the Royal Family, including his wife Queen Elizabeth II, children and grandchildren , including Prince Harry who came from the United States by plane.

However, this morning saw a number of ceremonies and military marches to mark the occasion, as well as marching bands and many tasteful royal pageantry. Hundreds of supporters have gathered in Windsor and several UK and US television networks are covering the event in its entirety.

David Attenborough recalls Prince Philip as BBC funeral coverage begins

The short procession of the royal family must start at 2:45 p.m. UK local time, 9:45 a.m. ET and 6:45 a.m. PT. Prince Philip’s coffin will be transported in a specially designed Land Rover, while members of the Royal Family will follow on foot, including his son Prince Charles.

The 50-minute ceremonial funeral takes place at 3 p.m., starting with the entry of the coffin into St George’s Chapel, where it will be received by the Archbishop of Canterbury. There will be a national minute of silence before the start of the service.

Post the funeral live on Sky News here.

How to watch TV in America:

  • Gayle King will present a special live report for CBS, starting at 9:30 a.m. ET. CBS News correspondents Charlie D’Agata and Holly Williams will be in the field.
  • Fox News airs live with a special at 9 a.m. ET. Martha MacCallum will take the chair of the presenter.
  • Anderson Cooper is anchored for CNN and will go live at 9 a.m. ET.
  • MSNBC’s Alex Witt and Katy Tur also air the funeral starting at 9 a.m. ET.
  • NBC News will broadcast the formalities starting at 9:30 a.m.ET, with Today Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb in front of the show.
  • ABC News also kicks off at 9:30 a.m. ET, with David Muir and Deborah Roberts as the host.
  • BBC World News will broadcast the funeral live in the United States and other territories, including Canada, Australia, India, Germany and South Africa.

Here’s how to watch UK TV:

  • BBC One’s coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. BST and continues until 4:20 p.m. BST. Huw Edwards will anchor the show.
  • ITV’s coverage begins at 1:15 p.m. BST and continues until 4:30 p.m. BST, with Tom Bradby in the presenter chair.
  • BBC News and Sky News will have continuous coverage of the proceedings, while CNN International will provide coverage of Anderson Cooper.

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