TLC Celebrates the Royal Wedding

TLC is getting seriously excited for the upcoming Royal nuptials.

First up, this Sunday, March 27 at 10pm ET/PT is William & Kate: Inside the Royal Wedding, a special that takes an in-depth look at the wedding and all of the planning going into it.

Then, as William and Kate’s wedding day approaches, TLC will air a week-long event of programming starting Sunday, April 24. The special Royal lineup including Royal editions of some of the network’s most popular series, in addition to specials featuring archived and exclusive footage of the Royal family, interviews with members of the Royal family, and those who have been part of notable Royal events across the decades. TLC will also air a special round table discussion with Royal experts, celebrity guests and TLC talent leading into the network’s live early morning coverage of the event Friday, April 29.

Some of the shows airing during Royal Wedding Week on TLC include:

  • Charles and Di: Once Upon a Time (Sunday, April 24 at 7 pm ET/PT): Relive the most-watched wedding of the 20th century.  One billion people, all glued to the television on July 29, 1981, as Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer. This two-hour special takes viewers back to that very day, replaying the romantic moments some may remember, as well as fascinating, never-seen-before footage.  From the quirky to the queenly, poptoid graphics on screen reveal little-known facts and behind-the-scenes trivia about what made this a fairytale wedding come true.
  • Untold Stories of a Royal Bridesmaid (wt) (Sunday, April 24 at 9pm ET/PT): Thirty years ago, India Hicks was a royal bridesmaid in the wedding of the century when her cousin and godfather, Prince Charles, married Lady Diana. Now, India (fashion model, television host and world renowned designer) is revisiting that day with people who were there and speculating about what the wedding of this century will be like when Prince William marries Kate Middleton.
  • Wild About Prince Harry (Monday, April 25 at 10pm ET/PT): With his brother William about to tie the knot, Prince Harry, at 26, takes over the top spot on the list of the world’s most eligible bachelors. Wild About Prince Harry asks this question: just how did a teen, so troubled after his mother’s death, manage to transform himself into a war hero, a charity campaigner, and a royal pin-up worthy of best man status?

That’s not all… TLC’s Monte Durham from Say Yes To the Dress: Atlanta will be serving as TLC’s official Royal Wedding Blogger. Follow his blog, and “like” TLC Weddings on Facebook for all of latest updates on TLC’s Royal Wedding lineup.