How to Watch Britain's Diamond Jubilee in the U.S.
Queen Elizabeth II
Britain's legendary Diamond Jubilee, which marks the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's reign, is officially underway. And even if you aren't able to watch the festivities live from the River Thames, there are plenty of ways to catch the rest of the action.
WHAT: Ceremonial Day and Royal Carriage Procession
WHERE TO WATCH: BBC America (Tuesday, at 4:15 am/ET) — A broadcast of the Service of Thanksgiving and Royal Procession.
CNN (Tuesday at 9 am/ET) — The network will broadcast the Royal Carriage Procession for two hours. It will also feature live programming from London with several of their regular anchors, including Royal Correspondent Max Foster. CNN will also be streaming live portions of the broadcast online here.
NBC and ABC (Tuesday at 7 am/ET) — Both Today and Good Morning America will be broadcasting live from London during their regularly scheduled times.
Royal family gathers for Queen's Jubilee Pageant
WHAT: The Diamond Jubilee Concert
WHO: Performances from Paul McCartney and Elton John are set to take place in front of Buckingham Palace. Following the concert, the Queen will light the National Beacon at The Mall.
WHERE TO WATCH: ABC (Tuesday, at 9/8c) — ABC has the exclusive American broadcast rights to the concert. In addition to the performances, the two-hour special, Concert for The Queen: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration with Katie Couric, will follow Couric behind-the-scenes as she interviews the stars backstage.