June 2, 2022


‘Good Morning America’ and ‘GMA3: What You Need to Know’ To Broadcast Live From London for ‘The Royal Jubilee: 70 Years on the Throne’ Coverage on ABC 

ABC News Anchor Amy Robach to Lead Coverage From London and Windsor 

‘Party at the Palace’ Primetime Special Airing Saturday, June 4, on ABC, Next Day on Hulu  


ABC News announced today it has partnered with BBC Studios to bring exclusive coverage in the United States of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. “Good Morning America” and “GMA3: What You Need to Know” will broadcast live from London and Windsor, celebrating the queen’s 70 years of public service. ABC News anchor Amy Robach will lead the network’s coverage on “GMA,” which began earlier this week, with live reports from “GMA3” co-anchor TJ Holmes, “GMA” weekend anchor Eva Pilgrim, senior national affairs correspondent Deborah Roberts, foreign correspondent James Longman, and correspondents Maggie Rulli, Lama Hasan and Will Ganss, all from England. “GMA”’s coverage features live reports from exclusive locations in London over 10 days, including a special edition of “GMA” on Thursday, June 2, as the queen’s Jubilee celebration begins.

Pilgrim will also anchor two special editions of “GMA” on Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5. Robach and Holmes will anchor special editions of “GMA3” on Thursday, June 2, and Friday, June 3, alongside chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton in London.

“World News Tonight with David Muir” and “Nightline” will also feature coverage.

“The Royal Jubilee: 70 Years on the Throne” will include a number of events as part of ABC News’ coverage, beginning with the official start of the Jubilee celebration on Thursday, June 2, through Saturday, June 5, including “Platinum Jubilee: Trooping the Colour “; “Platinum Beacons: Lighting up the Jubilee,” the traditional lighting of more than 1,500 beacons across the nation and the Commonwealth; “Platinum Jubilee:  A Service of Thanksgiving,” live from St. Paul’s Cathedral in London; “Platinum Party at The Palace,” featuring performances from artists around the world; “The Platinum Pageant”; and “Platinum Jubilee:  What a Weekend!”

ABC News will air a special report when Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II first appears on Thursday morning during “Trooping The Colour” at approximately 5:00 a.m. EDT.

ABC News will also air a primetime special, “Party at the Palace,” the two-hour concert featuring stars, including Elton John, Diana Ross, Queen + Adam Lambert, Rod Stewart, Alicia Keys and many more commemorating Queen Elizabeth II, airing Saturday, June 4 (8:00-10:00 p.m.), on ABC, and available next day on Hulu.

ABC News Digital will have live coverage of the Jubilee celebrations, including a live blog, livestream video of select events, and daily video highlights of the best moments across “GMA” Digital and social, as well as features on all facets of the queen: from the monarch’s life and legacy to her fashion and corgis.

ABC News Radio will feature reporting by multiplatform reporter Ines de La Cuetara near Buckingham Palace and contributor Tom Rivers in London.

ABC NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC News, will be reporting live from London Thursday through Sunday with multiplatform reporter de la Cuetara. ABC News Royals contributor Omid Scobie will also be providing analysis for affiliates. NewsOne provides news content and services for more than 200 ABC affiliates and international news partners.

The program of events for Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee are produced by BBC Studios Events, an award-winning production unit that produces large-scale television events across the globe.