Husband and wife television presenters, Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford, have been lined up to present coverage of Princess Eugenie’s wedding to Jack Brooksbank live from Windsor Castle on ITV.
The television couple will be presenting coverage of the marriage on a special edition of This Morning, to be broadcast at 10am on Friday 12th October.
Prince Andrew’s aides had reportedly approached the BBC about broadcasting his daughter’s wedding, but they turned it down fearing there would not be enough interest in the wedding.
An ITV spokesperson said: “ITV will provide coverage of the wedding of HRH Princess Eugenie of York and Mr Jack Brooksbank on October 12 in an extended This Morning special.”
Meanwhile, on the BBC, normal programming will continue to take place, including Homes Under The Hammer and Bargain Hunt.
Eamonn and Ruth have been chosen to lead the coverage of the day. They regularly present This Morning and are two of TV’s most recognisable faces.
Earlier this year, Eamonn collected an OBE from The Queen after being named on the New Years Honours List for services to broadcasting in a career which spans for almost four decades.
Following in the footsteps of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Eugenie and Jack have invited 1,200 people from across the United Kingdom to the grounds of Windsor Castle to share the experience of their special day.
A palace spokesperson said: “The attendees will view the arrival of the congregation and Members of the Royal Family, listen to a live broadcast of the Marriage Service and watch as the Bride and Groom depart St George’s Chapel at the end of the ceremony.”
Once the service has ended, the newly married couple will undertake a short carriage procession through part of Windsor High Street.
The carriage will process through the grounds of Windsor Castle, departing via Castle Hill to proceed along part of the High Street before returning to the Castle via Cambridge Gate.