Freeform Celebrates the Nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with a Live Simulcast of the Special Edition ‘Good Morning America’ Royal Wedding Coverage, and a ‘Royal Slumber Party’
‘Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings’ Returns June 11 with Six All-New Episodes
It’s time to get out your fascinators as Freeform becomes the home of royal and magical weddings! Kicking off the wedding season in style, Freeform will be airing Freeform’s first ever “Royal Wedding Slumber Party” on FRIDAY, MAY 18 to get you ready for the most highly anticipated event of the year. The next morning, SATURDAY, MAY 19, Freeform will simulcast a “Good Morning America” extended edition coverage of the royal nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle starting at 5:00 a.m. EDT/2:00 a.m. PDT.
If that is not enough wedding magic, Freeform’s “Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” returns, on MONDAY, JUNE 11 at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT, with six all-new episodes hosted by “The Ellen Show”‘s Stephen “tWitch” Boss and “Dancing with the Stars” pro Allison Holker. From Broadway to the open ocean, go behind the scenes of some of the most spectacular weddings and engagements at Disney destinations around the globe.
On Friday, May 18, the evening before the royal wedding, beginning at 7:45 p.m. EDT/PDT, viewers are cordially invited to Freeform’s “Royal Slumber Party,” featuring wedding-themed movies that will air throughout the night in anticipation of the regal bridal fete. Freeform viewers can tweet along with @FreeformTV during the movies.
The schedule is as follows:
Friday, May 18
- (7:45 – 11:00 p.m. EDT) THE NOTEBOOK: SPECIAL EDITION An old man (James Garner) in a nursing home begins reading a story to a female fellow patient (Gena Rowlands) to keep her company. The story is about a young couple (Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams) who share a stormy romance over a period of years.
- (12:00 – 2:00 a.m. EDT) THE WEDDING PLANNER Mary Fiore (Jennifer Lopez) is San Francisco’s most successful supplier of romance and glamor. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom.
Special Edition of “Good Morning America” Royal Wedding Coverage
The morning of Saturday, May 19 at 5:00 a.m. EDT/2:00 A.M. PDT, “Good Morning America’s” live wedding coverage will be simulcast on Freeform. “Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts and “World News Tonight” anchor David Muir will lead live coverage from Windsor, England. Roberts and Muir will be joined by a team of reporters and royal experts, including “Good Morning America” weekend anchor and “The View” co-host Paula Faris; correspondents Deborah Roberts, James Longman, Adrienne Bankert; contributors Imogen Lloyd Webber, Victoria Murphy, Omid Scobie and British Royal Biographer Andrew Morton, who will bring live reports of the arrivals, ceremony, carriage ride around Windsor and other festivities from various locations throughout Windsor and London.
“Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings”
From epic surprise engagements to romantic fairy tale weddings, the upcoming “Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” series will showcase a variety of enchanting stories and spectacular settings from Disney destinations around the globe. Journey along with these couples as they celebrate their unique love stories with the help of Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings. Rustic outdoor settings to elaborate castle backdrops, and everything in between, serve as backdrops to this captivating six-episode series premiering MONDAY, JUNE 11 at 8:00 PM EDT/PDT.