Newsworld, BBC to Cover Royal Funeral
Newsworld International will join BBC America in providing live coverage of
Queen Elizabeth's funeral Tuesday morning.
Newsworld, distributed to cable operators through USA Networks Inc., will
begin its live coverage at 6 a.m. EST and go to 8:30 a.m.
Canadian Broadcasting Corp. chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge will anchor
Newsworld's special, accompanied by senior correspondent Alison Smith and
reporters Adrienne Arseneault and Ann Macmillian.
BBC America had already announced that it will begin its coverage at 5:30
a.m. and end at the same time as Newsworld's special programming.
British Broadcasting Corp. newscaster David Dimbleby will head BBC America's
coverage, while British royalty historian Simon Schama and broadcaster Tom
Fleming will provide commentary.
Cable News Network, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, CNBC, Bloomberg Television and
various local/regional all-news channels are expected to provide live reports on
the funeral throughout the morning.
A&E Network will present funeral coverage from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST,
preceded by a Biography installment about the late
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