How to watch Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee on TV | Entertainment News

Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee arrives from Thursday, June 2.

Running through Sunday June 5, the celebration marks the 96-year-old Queen’s 70th birthday as ruling monarch. After being crowned in 1952, Queen Elizabeth II became the UK’s longest-serving royal, surpassing Queen Victoria. As the first British monarch to celebrate a platinum jubilee, it’s an event viewers won’t want to miss.

Below, we outline some of the ways you can catch the celebration on TV and streaming.

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ABC News partners with BBC Studios to bring exclusive coverage to viewers in the United States as hello america and CMG3: What do you want to know broadcast live from London and Windsor. Amy Robach leads network coverage on CMGwhich began earlier this week with live reports from CMG3 co-host TJ Holmes among many others. The real festivities begin on Thursday, June 2 with ABC News airing a special report when Queen Elizabeth II first appears that morning during parade of color at 5/4 in the morning.

Meanwhile, ABC News will also be airing a primetime special titled Party at the Palacea special two-hour concert broadcast Saturday, June 4 at 8/7c on ABC (the following day on Hulu). The event will feature Elton John, Diana Ross, Queen + Adam Lambert, Rod Stewart, Alicia Keys and more.

Throughout the weekend-long event, royalty enthusiasts can stay in touch by streaming ABC Digital News for live coverage. Some of the programs to look forward to during this time include Platinum Beacons: Lighting up the Jubilee, Platinum Jubilee: A Service of Thanksgiving live from St. Paul’s Cathedral, The platinum contestand Platinum Jubilee: what a weekend!.

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NBC Today will cover the event through its morning lineup beginning Thursday, June 2 with The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: Who is Queen Elizabeth: Modern Leaders and a Cultural Icon of 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. ET followed by Royal Jubilee: The Queen’s impact on pop culture for the next hour (9 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET). On Friday, June 3 the top of Today starts with Jubilee Highlights at 7 a.m. ET.


On Fox News, viewers can check out The story from Wednesday 1 June to Friday 3 June starting at 3 p.m./2 p.m. c during which Martha MacCallum directs network coverage from the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London. And don’t miss the four-hour special Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee aeration 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 2.

And on Friday, June 3 Ainsley Earhardt of TalkTV and Uncensored‘s Piers Morgan join MacCallum on location where the morning special will come from outside Buckingham Palace to broadcast the parade of color parade. Leading to Saturday June 4, MacCallum and Earhardt will provide live updates for the network throughout the day. Among some of the guests expected to comment on the event for Fox are former Prime Minister David Cameron and UK media correspondent Neil Sean.

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Brit Box

BritBox, the BBC Studios and ITV streaming service, offers North American subscribers exclusive access to the Celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with cover by hosts Phillip Schofield and Julie Etchingham. Together they broadcast live from the event and spotlighted guests ranging from Bridgertonis Adjoa Andoh to Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber. Together they paid tribute to the Queen’s 70 years of service.

During the theatrical arena event, which featured 1,300 performers and 500 horses, viewers got to see four different acts led by different hosts, including Andoh, Tom Cruise, Damian Lewis and Alan Titchmarsh. The celebration will take viewers on a journey through history starting from the reign of Queen Elizabeth II and culminating in the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Originally launched on May 15, subscribers can tune in to the royal celebration anytime.

Show time

Showtime shared the original documentary feature Elizabeth: a portrait in part(s)which aired on Friday, May 27. In case you missed the passion project of the late director Roger Michell, the film includes never-before-seen archival footage that helps piece together the life of the great monarch.

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