#FIRSTLOOK: CBC TO AIR KING CHARLES III CORONATION COVERAGE
CBC is marking The Coronation of King Charles III with an extensive programming lineup across CBC TV, CBC News Network, CBC Gem, CBC News Explore, CBC Radio One, CBC Listen, CBCNews.ca and the CBC News App. For all the ways to watch and listen, visit the CBC News How to Watch page on CBCNews.ca. And for a year round biweekly dose of royal news and analysis delivered right to your inbox, subscribe now to CBC’s The Royal Fascinator newsletter.
CBC’s programming plans include:
MONDAY MAY 1
CBC NEWS: THE NATIONAL
CBC’s flagship national newscast, THE NATIONAL, will broadcast live from London all week, providing all the latest news and events from outside Buckingham Palace. Chief Correspondent Adrienne Arsenault hosts Monday to Thursday (May 1-4), kicking off the week with a first look at her exclusive interview with Princess Anne, and Ian Hanomansing hosts on Friday (May 5), at 10 p.m. (10:30 NT) on CBC TV and CBC Gem. In the event of an NHL playoff game on CBC TV, The National will be broadcast immediately following the last game. Uninterrupted coverage is available on CBC News Network beginning at 9 p.m. ET and CBC Gem.
TUESDAY MAY 2
ADRIENNE ARSENAULT REPORTS: Princess Anne
In this new CBC NEWS EXPLORE series, go beyond the headlines to the heart of what’s happening with CBC News Chief Correspondent Adrienne Arsenault. In this episode, Princess Anne invites CBC News into her sitting room and opens up about her brother’s coronation, the monarchy’s future, and her grandchildren’s special connection to Canada . Available on CBC News Explore and CBC Gem on demand starting May 2. Stream CBC News Explore free on CBC Gem Live TV, CBCNews.ca, CBC News app and The Roku Channel (105 in Canada).
Princess Anne and CBC News Chief Correspondent Adrienne Arsenault at St. James Palace (Photo credit_ Jared Thomas, CBC News.jpg
*Adrienne Arsenault sits down with The Princess Royal at St. James Palace (Photo credit: Jared Thomas, CBC News)
WEDNESDAY MAY 3
THE REAL CROWN: INSIDE THE HOUSE OF WINDSOR (5×45, Docuseries, 72 Films, UK)
THE REAL CROWN is the gripping inside story of The British Royal Family told only by the people who really know. From the former head of The British Army, to Princess Margaret’s lady-in-waiting. Spanning over six decades of British history, this epic family saga offers behind-the-scenes revelations and intimate insights into the stories we think we know—the celebrations, tragedies and scandals that made headlines around the world—alongside the assassinations, bomb plots and kidnappings that are an intrinsic part of royal life. Available beginning May 3 on CBC Gem.
THE ROYAL TREATMENT COLLECTION
With the coronation celebrations approaching, there’s no better time to catch up on the best documentaries, films and series about the Royal Family. Check out titles including The Royals Revealed, Charles: The New King and Camilla Before Charles. Available to stream now on CBC Gem.
SATURDAY MAY 6
THE CORONATION OF KING CHARLES III
Join CBC News’ Chief Correspondent Adrienne Arsenault in London as the coronation ceremony at Westminster Abbey unfolds and King Charles III is crowned. Special guests will include former CBC London bureau chief Ann MacMillan, and historians Dan Snow and Peter Johnson. The live coverage starts at 4 a.m. ET on CBC TV, CBC News Network, CBC Gem, CBC Explore and the CBC News App.
Nahlah Ayed and John Northcott bring you the view from Canada as the coronation takes place, in a live radio special with Canadian royal historian Carolyn Harris, for insights and context on the day’s grandeur. Available on CBC Radio and CBC Listen, beginning at 5:30 a.m. ET.
Following the ceremony and events in London, join CBC News Chief Political Correspondent Rosemary Barton live from Ottawa where the celebration continues with special tributes and artistic performances from a Canadian perspective. Beginning at 10 a.m. ET on CBC TV, CBC News Network, CBC Gem, CBC Explore and the CBC News App.
SUNDAY MAY 7
CROSS COUNTRY CHECKUP
Ian Hanomansing hosts a special edition of Canada’s weekly town hall, live from London. Join this national conversation for Canadian reactions to the weekend’s pageantry, and special guests reflecting on what’s at stake for the future of the monarchy. CROSS COUNTRY CHECKUP is available on CBC Radio, CBC News Network, CBC Listen and Facebook at 4 p.m. ET [1 PT, 2 MT, 3 CT, 5 AT, 5:30 NT].
ADRIENNE ARSENAULT REPORTS: Princess Anne
In case you missed the premiere earlier in the week, CBC News Explore’s exclusive interview with Princess Anne will be broadcast on CBC News Network at 7 p.m. ET. Princess Anne invites CBC News chief correspondent, Adrienne Arsenault, into her sitting room and opens up about her brother’s coronation, the monarchy’s future, and her grand children’s special connection to Canada..