The Royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton promises to be one of the most exciting news events of the decade and TV3 is committed to delivering viewers unrivalled coverage.
Hilary Barry, Kim Chisnall and Melissa Davies will be reporting directly from London for 3 News, Firstline and Nightline, from Monday 25 April and throughout the whole week leading up to the Royal wedding.
On Friday 29 April at 7.30pm, following Campbell Live, John Campbell will front TV3’s coverage leading up to the ceremony. He will be joined by a select panel of guests to provide witty, informed and insightful commentary of the event.
John Campbell will also be crossing live to Hilary Barry in London, to discuss the celebrations in England and also the arrival of guests for the wedding.
From 10:00pm, TV3 will be screening ITV’s live, uninterrupted and commercial free coverage of the event. ITV News Senior Correspondent James Mates will provide commentary during the ceremony.
3news.co.nz will be providing extensive Video On Demand of the Royal wedding, as well as entertaining and informative live updates. Sunday Magazine’s “Hottest Blogger of the Year” Ally Mullord will be part of the 3news.co.nz Royal wedding team, providing her own unique insight into this historic event.
Director of News and Current Affairs, Mark Jennings says: “All Royal weddings spark public interest but the marriage of William and Kate has captured the world’s attention. Since William’s recent visit to New Zealand, he has cemented himself as a firm favourite with Kiwis and TV3 is delighted to be able to bring this historic event to audiences.”
TV3 Royal Wedding Coverage – Friday 29 April
3 NEWS – Hilary Barry will be reporting live from London.
CAMPBELL LIVE – the London based 3 News team will be keeping John informed on the build up to the Royal wedding.
ROYAL WEDDING SPECIAL – John Campbell and guests discuss the lead up to the ceremony and cross to London for live updates.
ROYAL WEDDING SPECIAL – ITV live coverage of the wedding ceremony begins on TV3. James Mates leads the commentary of events from Westminster Abbey.