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Saturday, August 29, 2009

Weekend EMK Plans


In case you're wondering what follows Newswatch 16 Saturday Morning...

ABC News will broadcast live coverage of ceremonies for Senator Kennedy, including the funeral mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Boston (beginning at approximately 10:30 a.m.) and the burial service at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. (beginning at approximately 5:30 p.m.). Please note: times are subject to change. Charles Gibson will anchor the coverage. He will be joined by ABC News'George Stephanopoulos, Terry Moran, Kate Snow, and John Berman, as well as Susan Milligan, Boston Globe reporter and co-author of "Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy."

Also on Saturday, at 8 a.m., Kate Snow will anchor "Good Morning America" from the JFK Library in Boston and Charles Gibson will anchor "World News" on Saturday evening. "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" on Sunday will examine the Senator's legacy and what comes next for health care reform and his Senate seat. You can see "This Week," Sunday morning at 10, on WNEP.

ABC News NOW, available on cable and internet, will provide live, anchored coverage of the memorial service,funeral and burial, all of which will stream on ABCNEWS.com. ABCNEWS.com has also dedicated a special section, "Ted Kennedy: A Remarkable Life,"
featuring original reports, photos, slideshows, archival footage of the Kennedys and the Senator's career, and Facebook Connect.

Meteorologist Noreen Clark will also look at the heavy rain caused by Tropical Storm Danny.

I hope to see you Saturday morning, beginning at 5, and have a great weekend.

--ap