MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 5, 2023) — WQPT will be re-broadcasting The Coronation of King Charles III 8AM-3:30PM, Saturday, May 6. The live event begins at 2:30AM because of the time difference between the US and London. The producers in London anticipate the festivities to last 7.5 hours, however, this is subject to change. Additionally, on Saturday, WQPT will also air Coronation: A Day to Remember, 7-8:30PM, followed by Charles R: Making of a Monarch, 8:30-9:30PM.

On Sunday, you can tune in to Sing for the King 4-5PM and The Coronation Concert 5-7PM.

“We know that many people are curious to watch this historic event but don’t want to get up so early. I am happy that WQPT can record the coronation and present it for those who missed it,” said Dawn Schmitt, WQPT General Manager.

The complete run-down includes:

Saturday, May 6

The Coronation, 8AM-3:30PM

The Coronation: A Day to Remember will showcase high points from throughout the day, 7-8:30PM

Charles R: The Making of a Monarch explores the past 74 years that Charles has been a king in the making, showing his life as captured on film, home movies, and TV cameras, 8:30-9:30PM

Sunday, May 7

Sing for the King tells the story of the formation of the national choir that will perform on the grounds of Windsor Castle the day following the coronation, 4-5PM

The Coronation Concert: Lionel Richie and Katy Perry headline the concert showcasing the country’s diverse cultural heritage in music, theatre, and dance. Hugh Bonneville hosts from the grounds of Windsor Castle, 5-7PM

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