ITV Announcement Following The Sad News of The Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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ITV Press Centre
Following the sad news of the announcement of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, ITV has made the following changes to its schedule.
THURSDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2022 ITV will broadcast continuous news coverage throughout the evening, celebrating Her Majesty The Queen's life, looking back at her reign and her decades of service to the country. There will be a special ITV News At Ten at 2200.
At 2300, ITV will broadcast Queen Elizabeth II, an hour-long obituary programme narrated by Mary Nightingale looking at the life of the Queen with interviews with relatives and commentators.
FRIDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 0600 - 0900: GMB presented by Susanna Reid and Ben Shephard
0900: Extended ITV News Special
2030: Queen Elizabeth II - The Longest Reign. Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby, the programme is an authored tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, charting her historic reign, from its unlikely beginnings, through the splendour of the coronation, the triumphs and tragedies of the 20th century, to the present day. Using a powerful archive, this feature length documentary examines the vital role Elizabeth has played both at home, during a period of rapid social and cultural change, and abroad, leading Britain and the Commonwealth on the international political stage.
2200: ITV News At Ten
NOTES TO EDITORS: This schedule is subject to change.
Further programming will be announced in due course.
There will be no commercial breaks on ITV's main channel during this period.
Source ITV Press Centre
September 8, 2022 3:00pm ET by Pressparty