Alabama Public Television interrupts its previously announced schedule this weekend to provide special coverage of the coronation of Britain's King Charles III. This is a historic moment. Charles will be the first British monarch to be crowned this century - the first to be crowned since his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, 70 years ago - so it will be a very special occasion indeed.
Saturday, May 6, 1:30am–9:00am*
Kirsty Young, Huw Edwards, Sophie Raworth, and Claire Balding will bring you the historic Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla. A range of guests will join including friends and colleagues of The King and Queen Consort.
The Coronation: A Day to Remember
Saturday, May 6, 5:30-7:00pm
Join Kirsty Young for a look back at a remarkable Coronation Day. The program will feature highlights from the ceremony at Westminster Abbey, The Coronation Procession, the famous Buckingham Palace balcony appearance and more.
Charles R: The Making of a Monarch
Saturday, May 6, 7:00-8:00pm
Explore the past 74 years that Charles has been a king in the making, showing his life as captured on film, home movies and TV cameras. An unfiltered and immersive portrait, the documentary is told through his own words recorded through the decades.
Sing for the King
Sunday, May 7, 1:00-2:00pm
Learn about the specially formed choir performing on the grounds of Windsor Castle the day after the coronation. See the highs and lows as the choir prepares for the performance of their lives in front of the King and Queen, and millions worldwide.
The Coronation Concert
Sunday, May 7, 2:00-4:00pm
Enjoy a concert showcasing the country’s diverse cultural heritage in music, theatre, and dance, bringing music icons and contemporary stars together the historic occasion.
*WORLD is offering a replay of The Coronation on Saturday, May 6 from 10:00am to 5:30pm for the convenience of viewers.