Royal Wedding 2018: Watch Live on Aussie TV or Stream Free Online


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

The Royal Wedding Is Coming… to Australia!

Congratulations are in order for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as their big day is literally… just a few days away. Indeed, the date is set for another big Royal Wedding this Saturday (May 19, 2018) between American actress Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, the 6th in line for the British throne. And you can bet that eyes around the country will be trained on every little detail of this fanfare-filled union. Tune in to watch up-to-the-minute live coverage with Foxtel as they cover everything from the couple’s different backgrounds, the Royal Family, the hullabaloo surrounding their engagement — all leading to the wedding day itself. Catch the live broadcast of The British Royal Wedding on BBC UKTV, starting at 6PM and concluding at 11PM AEST.

Where can I watchthe Royal Wedding?

You can watch coverage of The British Royal Wedding live and legally through a range of channels.

In Australia, the ABC will broadcast rolling coverage of the proceedings from 7.30pm on Saturday May 19 (AEST), with live commentary courtesy of Annabel Crabb and Jeremy Fernandez direct from London.

SBS will also be airing the Royal Wedding on free to air, with hosts Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey set to spin their unique take on the proceedings from 7:30pm AEST.

Both Channel 7 and Channel 9 will also be broadcasting coverage of the royal wedding. Channel 7’s program will be hosted by Melissa Doyle and Seven News anchor Michael Usher live from Windsor Castle, while Channel 9 will be hosted by Karl Stefanovic and Georgie Gardner.

Foxtel subscribers can also watch live coverage of The British Royal Wedding from 6pm on BBC UKTV, channel 103.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in Ireland

Can I Watch the Royal Wedding Online?

If you don’t have access to a TV, you can still take part in the big day thanks to a range of online viewing options:

  • ABC iView
  • 9Now
  • The Royal Family YouTube channel
  • News.com.au live blog
  • Foxtel Now

Meghan and Harry’s big day will also be the first royal wedding to be available on audio streaming services, with Decca Records making recordings of the royal wedding available on both on Spotify and Apple Music just hours after the event.

Where Can I Rewatch the Royal Wedding Online?

The most affordable way to watch the live broadcast, replay, and other related shows and coverage of The British Royal Wedding is to get Foxtel Now. The service has a low entry price and great device compatibility. All you need is a broadband connection. You simply sign up and you’re online in a matter of minutes. There are no contracts and you can cancel your subscription anytime. Best of all, the service is available completely free for ten days if you aren’t already a member.

When taking advantage of this free trial offer, you are essentially watching The Royal Wedding without Foxtel, as it is streamed express from the U.K. and available with no lock-in contract, equipment costs or set-up fees.

How do I get Foxtel Now?

To watch Foxtel Now, simply head to their website and create an account. Then, choose the Foxtel Now packages you want to subscribe to. The channel that has The British Royal Wedding, BBC UKTV, is part of the Entertainment Pack, which costs $26/month and includes over 40 other channels. Once your account is set up, you can start watching instantly.

The Foxtel Now online service allows to watch channels live and also binge content on demand whenever you want. It’s available on PCs/Macs, mobile devices, the Foxtel Now box, Telstra TV, PS4, and Chromecast. If you are a regular Foxtel subscriber and are out and about, you also have the option to stream The British Royal Wedding free online with the Foxtel app.

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The Royal Wedding 2018 Live TV and Replays

The live coverage of The British Royal Wedding will be on Saturday, May 19 at 6:00pm AEST on BBC UKTV.  If you can’t watch during that time, as seen in the listing below you can catch a replay in prime-time. Here’s the complete Australian broadcast schedule for May 19th, to include the LIVE Australian TV time and all of The British Royal Wedding replays available for you and your family to enjoy online using Foxtel Now:

  • BBC UKTV Sat 19 May LIVE TV: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
  • BBC UKTV+2 Sat 19 May replay: 8:00pm – 1:00am
  • BBC UKTV Sun 20 May replay: 8:55am – 2:15pm
  • BBC UKTV+2 Sun 20 May replay: 10:55am – 4:15pm

The Royal Wedding 2018 On Demand

Good news for those who have been waiting for the big day since the couple announced their engagement last November, Foxtel has prepared other Royal Wedding themed programming, live event coverage, royal documentaries, history of Harry and Meghan, special wedding news reports, lifestyle programming, dramas, and movies — all for your viewing pleasure starting May 13 and continuing throughout the month.

If you have a traditional Foxtel subscription, you will need to download the Foxtel Go app to your device. It’s available on smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Sign in with your Foxtel ID and access the On Demand section. You’re good to go.

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Here’s a list of shows and movies to watch to keep you hyped up for this major wedding event of the year:

Australian Premiere programming

DateTimeProgramChannel
May 13 6.30pm FOUR ROYAL WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL National Geographic
May 17 8.30pm WHEN HARRY MET MEGHAN Lifestyle
May 18 8.30pm BIG ROYAL WEDDING EXTRAVAGANZA Lifestyle
May 18 9.30pm PRINCE HARRY: FROM HELLRAISER TO HUSBAND Lifestyle
May 19 4.30pm MEGHAN MARKLE: HOW TO BE A ROYAL Lifestyle
May 19 7pm E! LIVE FROM THE ROYAL WEDDING E!
May 19 9.30pm THE ROYAL WEDDING LIVE WITH CORD AND TISH FOX8 & The Comedy Channel (ad-break free)
May 20 6pm E! THE ROYAL WEDDING RUNDOWN E!
May 27 6.30pm OPERATION ROYAL WEDDING National Geographic

Starring Meghan Markle

DateTimeProgramChannel
May 16 6am SUITS (Seasons 1 – 7) Universal Channel
May 19 8pm DATER’S HANDBOOK Universal Channel

Royal themed specials

DateTimeProgramChannel
May 7 & May 14 7.30pm INSIDE BUCKINGHAM PALACE (Two Part Special) HISTORY Channel
May 14 7.00pm THE REAL PRINCESS DIARIES FROM DIANA TO MEGHAN (One Hour Special) E!
May 16 & May 17 8.30pm BRITAIN’S ROYAL WEDDINGS (Two Part Special) UKTV
May 16 & May 17 9.45pm OUR QUEEN (Two Part Special) UKTV
May 18 8.30pm PRINCE HARRY IN AFRICA UKTV
May 18 9.30pm BORN TO ROYALTY UKTV
May 27 8.30pm INSIDE THE QUEEN’S GARDEN Lifestyle
May 13 9am ROYAL RECIPES Season 1 Lifestyle FOOD
April 20 to May 4 6.30pm ROYAL RECIPES Season 2 Lifestyle FOOD
May 19 & May 20 9.30am INSIDE WINDSOR CASTLE (Four Part Special) HISTORY Channel
May 19 7.30pm THE QUEEN AT NINETY (Two Hour Special) HISTORY Channel

Royal programming stunts

DateTimeProgramChannel
May 18, May 19 & May 20 12.30pm to 6.30pm A ROYAL WEDDING WEEKEND TLC
May 19 & May 20 9.00am to 7.00pm CROWN JEWELS STUNT The Comedy Channel
May 19 10.30am to 7.30pm SAY I DO TO LAUGHS STUNT 111
May 19 12pm midday to 8.30pm ROYAL WEDDING PROGRAMMING FOX Classics
May 19 5.30pm to midnight A ROYAL WEDDING STUNT Arena

Movies

DateTimeProgramChannel
May 19 9.30am A FAIRY-TALE ENDING Foxtel Movies DISNEY
May 19 12pm midday I DO Foxtel Movies ROMANCE
May 20 6am LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT Foxtel Movies FAMILY

The Royal Wedding 2018 – Free Trial Offer!

The live broadcast of The British Royal Wedding will air on Saturday, May 19th with replays on Sunday, May 20th. The Royal Wedding and other related shows are available free to new members using the 10-day Foxtel Now Free live TV trial.

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