The marketing/communications arm of TLC Southeast Asia sent W@W an email with its special programming schedule (dubbed as “Royal Wedding Week”) counting down to the much awaited Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton and we are happy to share it with our readers.
With the venue chosen, the wedding invites sent out to a super VIP guest list, and the royal wedding date fast approaching, the wait is finally coming to an end!
Witness the highly awaited royal nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton when TLC kicks off a week of exclusive programming centered on the royal family and the wedding, beginning Monday, April 25, in a lead up to the wedding day on Friday, April 29. Please refer below to the programme lineup for airing details.
• Charles and Di: Once Upon a Time
premieres Monday, April 25 at 2100 hrs (9:00 pm SIN/HK/MNL)
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 memorable romantic moments 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.
• Royally Astounding: 30 Defining Days of the Monarchy
premieres Tuesday, April 26 at 2100 hrs (9:00 pm SIN/HK/MNL)
This compelling documentary holds up a magnifying glass to 30 days in the life of the royal family over the last 30 years. How did the British Monarchy learn from the mistakes made back in 1981 to ensure the mismatch of Charles and Diana would not be repeated in 2011 with William and Kate? We count the 30 key dates—good and bad—that enabled a many-centuries-old institution to “Keep Calm and Carry On.”
• Wild About Prince Harry
premieres Wednesday, April 27 at 2100 hrs (9:00 pm SIN/HK/MNL)
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. This hour-long special seeks to answer the question of 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?
• Making of a Royal Wedding
premieres Thursday, April 28 at 2100 hrs (9:00 pm SIN/HK/MNL)
What does it take to pull off a once in a lifetime event? This hour-long special brings audiences inside some of the amazing choreography of logistics and details that go into preparing for the wedding of the century.
From security to dresses, from maintenance to meals, we’ll catch up with the tailors, photographers, artisans, vendors and even wedding guests as they all get ready for the Big Day.
• Extreme Royal Collections
premieres Thursday, April 28 at 2200 hrs (10:00 pm SIN/HK/MNL)
Meet the most avid royal collectors from around the world! In the UK, squeeze into Margaret’s home where, after 30 years of non-stop collecting, she lives proudly surrounded by 10,000 plates, cups, spoons, and figurines in an amazing world of regal clutter. In Australia, rub shoulders with Janet and Philip, a couple who regularly open their doors to tour bus parties for tea and a tour of their royal bounty. And in the US, get a glimpse of the glamorous world of Pat, a high-end collector whose haul of royal collectables includes some of Princess Diana’s dazzling gowns.
• Countdown to the Royal Wedding
premieres Friday, April 29 at 1500 hrs (3:00 pm SIN/HK/MNL)
Royal experts and beloved “Say Yes to the Dress“ star Randy Fenoli host a roundtable discussion from the UK, New York and beyond to bring viewers up to speed on everything they need to know for the big day.
• Live Royal Wedding coverage
premieres Friday, April 29 at 1700 hrs (5:00 pm SIN/HK/MNL)
Join Clinton Kelly of “What Not To Wear“, Randy Fenoli of “Say Yes to the Dress”, and entertainment correspondent Amanda Byram, who will be bringing you the day’s events in a special version of the live coverage exclusive to TLC.