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04.06.2020

MEREDITH CORPORATION’S PEOPLE AND THE CW NETWORK TEAM UP FOR A TWO-HOUR PRIMETIME SPECIAL EVENT

 

 

 

 

 

MEREDITH CORPORATION’S PEOPLE AND THE CW NETWORK TEAM UP FOR

A TWO-HOUR PRIMETIME SPECIAL EVENT

 

 

PEOPLE PRESENTS HARRY & MEGHAN: A ROYAL REBELLION

Airs Wednesday, April 22 from 8-10 pm ET on The CW Network

 

April 6, 2020 (Burbank, CA) – PEOPLE PRESENTS HARRY & MEGHAN: A ROYAL REBELLION is a two-hour documentary special event that examines Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s exit from royal life – not just what happened, but why, how, and what it all really means – with the authority and access provided by Meredith Corporation’s PEOPLE. Produced by the television production division of Meredith, the primetime special airs Wednesday, April 22, (8:00-10:00pm ET) on The CW Network.

 

From their captivating love story, to their shocking exit from royal life, the world has been fascinated with every twist and turn in the romantic real-life drama of Harry and Meghan. A team of full time, royals-focused PEOPLE reporters in New York and London break down the ins-and-outs of all things royal, offering new updates and insights into the couple who have thrown out the royal playbook. Informative, a little irreverent at times, and decidedly entertainment-driven, PEOPLE PRESENTS HARRY & MEGHAN: A ROYAL REBELLION is a chronological re-telling of the couple’s story via interviews and archival footage using animation, graphics, fun explainer pods (what IS a duchess anyway?) and commentary.

 

PEOPLE PRESENTS HARRY & MEGHAN: A ROYAL REBELLION takes a deep dive into the couple’s different upbringings and common values; the whirlwind courtship leading up to their engagement and wedding; their common attitude toward breaking with tradition; their challenging relationship with the press; the events leading up to their announcement to step down from senior royal duties; predictions for their next chapter in North America, and more.

 

PEOPLE PRESENTS HARRY & MEGHAN: A ROYAL REBELLION is produced by the television production division of Meredith Corporation for The CW Network with executive producers Jennifer Ducker, Dan Wakeford, Bruce Gersh and Bruce Robertson.

 

About PEOPLE

Meredith Corporation’s PEOPLE revolutionized personality journalism when it launched as a weekly in 1974 with a mission to celebrate extraordinary people doing ordinary things and ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Ubiquitous and still at the center of pop culture more than 45 years later, the PEOPLE brand is accessible across all media and platforms (print, digital, video, OTT, mobile, social) bringing more than 100 million consumers a unique mix of breaking entertainment news, exclusive photos, video, unparalleled access to the red carpet, celebrities, and in-depth reporting on the most compelling newsmakers of our time. An essential component of PEOPLE’s editorial vision remains human interest stories, which touch and often mirror the lives of our passionate audience. ComScore ranks the PEOPLE/Entertainment Weekly Digital Network No. 1 in the entertainment news category. PeopleTV, the advertiser-supported OTT streaming service from PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly that launched in 2016, features original series and specials focusing on celebrity, red carpet, pop culture, lifestyle and human-interest stories. PEOPLE is an award-winning 24/7 news organization headquartered in NYC with reporters worldwide. For more information visit PEOPLE.com and follow @people on Twitter and Instagram, @peoplemag on Facebook, and the PEOPLE channel on YouTube and on Snapchat’s Discover.

 

About The CW

THE CW TELEVISION NETWORK launched in 2006 as America’s fifth broadcast network, with programming targeting younger viewers, a demographic highly sought after by advertisers. The CW, a joint venture between Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corporation, broadcasts a six-night, 12-hour primetime lineup, Sunday through Friday. The CW’s primetime programming is also available to stream for free, without authentication, on the ad-supported cwtv.com and The CW app, now available on every major OTT platform. In daytime, The CW broadcasts a Monday through Friday afternoon block, and a three-hour Saturday morning kids block. The CW’s digital network, CW Seed, launched in 2013, and offers original short-form digital content as well as past seasons of fan-favorite television series. For more information about the network and its programming, visit www.cwtvpr.com.

 

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MEDIA CONTACTS:

PEOPLE:

Marnie Perez, Marnie.Perez@peoplemag.com

Julie Farin, Julie.Farin@peoplemag.com

 

The CW Network:

Jodi Karp, Jodi.Karp@cwtv.com

Nate Kirtman, Nate.Kirtman@cwtv.com

 

 

 





Press Contact:

Nate Kirtman
818-977-5993
Nate.Kirtman@cwtv.com

Jodi Karp
818-977-2609
Jodi.Karp@cwtv.com