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The Story of the Royals, a two-night television event from PEOPLE and Four M Studios, debuts on ABC on Wednesday, Aug. 22, and Thursday, Aug. 23. Get ready for a two-night, four-hour prime-time television event documenting the fascinating lives of the British royal family. Featuring an extraordinary panel of experts and voices, The Story of the Royals – Part One airs WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22 (9:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), and The Story of the Royals – Part Two airs THURSDAY, AUG. 23 (9:00-11:00 p.m. EDT) on The ABC Television Network.
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The Story of the Royals will explore pivotal moments in the crown's history beginning with a simple question: How exactly did we get here? The multipart series captures the mystique of the monarchy through its many loves, losses, extravagances, challenges and charms. With Prince William and Kate's new royal baby and Prince Harry's recent marriage to Meghan Markle, the Windsors have truly begun to modernize and resemble a 21st-century family. "The Story of the Royals" will illustrate that evolution as well as examine the American obsession behind all things royal.
"The Story of the Royals" brings together an impressive company of friends, former staff members and royal experts to help illustrate this fascinating story (listed alphabetically by first name):
This marks the second time that ABC, PEOPLE and Four M Studios (formerly Time Inc. Productions) will partner on a two-night documentary event about the royal family. In August 2017, they teamed up for "The Story of Diana," which marked the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's tragic passing at 36 years old. "The Story of Diana" Parts One and Two debuted to impressive ratings, winning the two-hour timeslot over two consecutive nights.