Zimbabwe’s DStv viewers will have front-row seats at the wedding of the year, that of Britain’s Prince Harry to actress Meghan Markle. It has been a fairy tale in the making and viewers here will join with millions all around the world to watch the build-up and the ceremony itself, which takes place on Saturday May 19.
Liz Dziva, publicity and public relations manager of MultiChoice Zimbabwe, said excitement was building in anticipation of the pre-event coverage and the live coverage throughout the wedding day itself. “We are all excited and we are delighted there will be saturation coverage available on DStv to all the people who are interested and want to catch each and every piece of information,” she said.
The wedding will be aired live on E! Entertainment from 12 noon Zimbabwean time, while ITV Choice starts coverage at 10:30am with pre, during and post-wedding coverage. Sky News and BBC World News will give extensive coverage. E! Entertainment returns at 8pm with the Royal Wedding Rundown recapping all the highlights from the wedding, which takes place in St George’s Chapel in the ground of Windsor Castle, outside London.
Leading up to the big day, viewers will have access to a wide variety of content. Viewers can get to know the royal family better with TLC’s The Making of a Royal Wedding on Wednesday May 16. TLC also runs Wild About Prince Harry, a show that will lead to viewers getting to know the Prince better, and this airs on Thursday May 17.
ITV Choice viewers will experience The Countdown to The Royal Wedding on Thursday May 17 at 8pm, followed by Harry & Meghan: A Very Modern Romance on Friday May 18 at 8pm. ITV Choice will also showcase a two-part documentary that examines what it is like to be a royal wife, based on 100 years of Windsor women; this is The Royal Wives of Windsor, airing on Thursday May 24 and Friday May 25, both at 8pm.
For more information, visit www.dstv.com.