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    How to watch (and livestream) Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding

    Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
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    Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

    For those keeping track, we’re down to the final hours before the royal wedding between Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle, so it’s high time to get out your fascinators and make your royal viewing plans.

    Early risers are in luck for the May 19 wedding. The royal wedding guests are expected to start arriving at the grounds of Windsor Castle around 4:30 a.m. EST, so set those alarms. Why the early hour? Britain is five hours ahead, and it’s a noon start. The ceremony itself begins at 7 a.m. our time.

    Here are some ways you can tune into the event:

    Watch it on your TV


    All the major American TV networks will be broadcasting live from England, many with major network personalities anchoring the event, so you’ll have your pick of viewing options. Here’s a list of every place on your dial to find coverage:

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     CBS, including CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King and Entertainment Tonight co-host Kevin Frazier

     NBC, including Today Show hosts Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb

     ABC, including anchors Robin Roberts and David Muir



     BBC America

     Fox News

     HBO, with Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon


    Stream it online




     The New York Times (

    Reuters TV

    Watch it in theaters

    A few hours after the ceremony, Fathom Theaters will show a commercial-free “theatrical presentation” of the wedding at select theaters across the country. There are at least two participating theaters in the Boston area: Fenway Stadium 13 near Fenway Park and Assembly Row 12 in Somerville. You can find out more and buy tickets here.

    Happy watching!

    Felicia Gans can be reached at Follow her on Twitter @FeliciaGans.