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NEW YORK – April 11, 2018 – All four hours of NBC News’ TODAY are heading to Windsor to bring the excitement of the royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to viewers back home. Ahead of the nuptials, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Megyn Kelly and Kathie Lee Gifford will broadcast their respective hours live from an exclusive location overlooking Windsor Castle on Friday, May 18 (7-11 a.m. ET). Al Roker and Sheinelle Jones will also join TODAY from the United Kingdom.
On Saturday, May 19 (4:30-11 a.m. ET), Guthrie and Kotb will co-anchor “TODAY at the Royal Wedding” from an exclusive vantage point overlooking Windsor Castle where Prince Harry and Markle will emerge as husband and wife. They will be joined by Kelly, Gifford, Roker and Jones from various prime locations. Additionally, there will be a team of NBC News correspondents, including Kelly Cobiella, Rehema Ellis, Stephanie Gosk and Keir Simmons, capturing every facet of the royal wedding and its festivities in and around Windsor and London. The broadcast will also include insight and analysis from royal experts and contributors: Wilfred Frost, co-anchor of CNBC’s “Closing Bell”; Zanna Roberts Rassi, British fashion expert and senior fashion editor of Marie Claire; Andrew Roberts, British historian; Camilla Tominey, royal editor of Sunday Express; and Ken Wharfe, Princess Diana’s former bodyguard.
As a prelude to the most-talked about wedding of the year, Guthrie and Kotb will host an NBC primetime special, “Inside the Royal Wedding: Harry and Meghan,” on Wednesday, May 16 at 10 p.m. ET, giving viewers an exclusive and unprecedented glimpse into the fairy-tale romance that has captured the imagination and hearts of everyone around the world. The one-hour broadcast will feature interviews with close friends of the couple, along with prominent figures from the worlds of fashion, sports and show business. Kotb will also report live from Windsor, beginning Thursday, May 17, giving viewers an early peak of the final details and events in the run-up to the royal marriage.
NBC News’ Savannah Sellers, co-host of “Stay Tuned” on Snapchat, will cover the royal wedding and anchor the show from London. In addition, TODAY.com will feature original stories and video on the news, style and food aspects of the momentous celebration during the lead-up to the wedding day. NBC News will also cover the event on all digital platforms with original content, video and interactive graphics on a special content hub on NBCNews.com.
NBC’s TODAY is the news program that informs, entertains, inspires and sets the agenda each morning for Americans. Airing live from 7 to 11 a.m. ET, TODAY reaches more than 5 million people every day through its broadcast, and millions more through TODAY.com, the TODAY app, and social media platforms. Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Carson Daly, Willie Geist, Megyn Kelly, Kathie Lee Gifford and Natalie Morales are the anchors and hosts. Noah Oppenheim is the SVP and executive in charge. Libby Leist serves as the executive producer of the 7-9 a.m. ET hours, Jaclyn Levin is the executive producer for the 9 a.m. ET timeslot and Tammy Filler is the executive producer for the 10 a.m. ET hour.