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When, where to watch royal wedding coverage on TV

Documentaries, news specials, even a TV movie are in the mix in the run-up to the big day. You can even watch the event on the big screen at 2 LI theaters.

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 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle watch a performance by a Welsh choir in the banqueting hall during a visit to Cardiff Castle on Jan. 18 in Cardiff, Wales.  Photo Credit: Getty Images / WPA Pool

MAY 11 MEGHAN MARKLE: AN AMERICAN PRINCESS (8 p.m., Fox/5) — The two-hour event will focus on Markle’s life and potential legacy as the first American to marry into the British royal family since 1937. The special will examine Markle’s life before Harry, and how both her career as an actress and passion for activism could help shape her role as a member of the royal family. Broadcast journalist Piers Morgan will provide exclusive commentary on the many ways this spirited young American will have to adapt to life in the traditional royal household.

MAY 13 HARRY & MEGHAN: A ROYAL ROMANCE TV movie (8 p.m., Lifetime) — Murray Fraser and Parisa Fitz-Henley play the soon-to-be royal couple in this TV movie that dramatizes their relationship.

MAY 13 MILLION DOLLAR AMERICAN PRINCESSES: MEGHAN MARKLE (9 p.m., Smithsonian Channel) — This special focuses on the American-marrying-into-European nobility angle — comparing Markle to Consuelo Vanderbilt, Rita Hayworth and Grace Kelly.

MAY 13 A SUNDAY MORNING IN LONDON (9 a.m., CBS/2) -- Jane Pauley anchors  a special edition of "CBS Sunday Morning" from London. The broadcast will explore the history, the people, the places and the culture of the region that will be the focus of the upcoming wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
MAY 14-17 ROYAL WEDDING WATCH (10 p.m., PBS/13) — Five-part nightly series of special programs leading up to the live broadcast of the royal wedding on May 19. Airing from London, the broadcast will be hosted by Meredith Vieira and British television presenter Matt Baker, who will update viewers on the preparations for the wedding.

MAY 15 HARRY & MEGHAN: A VERY MODERN ROYAL ROMANCE (10 p.m., BBC America) --   The one-hour special investigates the social background that makes this adventurous marriage seem thoroughly in keeping with the modern British Royal Family

MAY 16 INSIDE THE ROYAL WEDDING: HARRY AND MEGHAN (10 p.m., NBC/4) — Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb host this pre-wedding special.

MAY 17-18 FOX & FRIENDS (6 a.m., FNC) -- ·Ainsley Earhardt will co-host  live from Windsor while Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade will provide coverage from New York.

MAY 18 David Muir hosts a special edition of ABC News’ “20/20” at 10 p.m.

MEGHAN MARKLE: A ROYAL: LOVE STORY (9 p.m., TLC) -- Hour-long special dedicated exclusively to Markle, including interviews with her friends, stylists and royal experts about the British monarchy’s newest member.

SECRETS OF THE ROYAL WEDDING (10 p.m., TLC)  looks at the whirlwind royal romance that led up to the highly anticipated wedding.

MAY 19 “CBS This Morning” cohost Gayle King and “Entertainment Tonight” co-Host Kevin Frazier anchor CBS News’ coverage, beginning at 4 a.m.

NBC will broadcast all four hours of the “Today” show from London. Beginning at 4 a.m. , Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Megyn Kelly, and Kathie Lee Gifford will all do their respective hours from an exclusive location overlooking Windsor Castle.

ABC airs a five-hour edition of “Good Morning America” starting at 5 a.m. anchored by Robin Roberts and David Muir.

Fox News Channel's coverage will be co-anchored by  Shepard Smith and Sandra Smith from outside St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle beginning at 6 a.m.   

E! LIVE FROM THE ROYAL WEDDING (5 a.m., E!) — Melanie Bromley, Giuliana Rancic, and Brad Goreski will be live with five hours of extensive coverage of the royal wedding.

CNN and MSNBC  will also be airing extensive coverage.

TELEMUNDO begins its coverage at 5 a.m.,  followed by “Megan y Harry, La Boda Real,” an “Al Rojo Vivo” special at 10 p.m. María Celeste Arrarás will lead the coverage, produced in collaboration with NBC and featuring conversations with experts, friends of the royal family, and correspondents in Windsor, London and Rosarito, the Mexican town where the father of the future princess lives.

BBC America begins its coverage at 4 a.m.

ROYAL ROMANCE: THE MARRIAGE OF PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE (8 p.m., CBS/2) — A two-hour special recaps the day’s events.

20/20 (10 p.m., ABC/7) -- Muir anchors a special post-wedding edition.

ROYAL WEDDING REVEALED (10 p.m., TLC) --The one-hour special, hosted by Shaun Robinson, will feature TLC wedding and style experts Randy Fenoli, Lori Allen, Monte Durham, George Kotsiopoulos and Hayley Paige as they capture all the details surrounding the ceremony.

AT THE MOVIES Fathom Events is partnering  with Britain's ITV to show a three-hour recap of the wedding  at 10 a.m. in select movie theaters, including the Westbury 12 and Stony Brook 17.

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