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How and when to watch Joe Biden's inauguration in the UK

How and when to watch Joe Biden's inauguration in the UK
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Details of how to watch the swearing-in of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday.

Later today Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States following his landslide victory in the election in November.

The official ceremony will take place in Washington DC at around 12pm ET - 5pm in the UK - with living former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W Bush and Barack Obama in attendance. Jimmy Carter, who is 96, will not be present due to coronavirus concerns, while the outgoing President Donald Trump is snubbing the event.

Coverage of the proceedings will be broadcast live around the world and here, Media Mole details the various viewing options available in the UK.

BBC One: President Biden's Inauguration, 4pm-6pm

Freeview: 1/101, Freesat: 101/108, Sky: 101/115, Virgin Media: 101/108

BBC Stateside stalwart Katty Kay presents live coverage from Washington DC with correspondents based around the US and in the UK.

ITV: President Biden's Inauguration, 3.30pm-6pm

Freeview: 3/103, Freesat: 103, Sky: 103, Virgin Media: 103/113

Coverage fronted by Tom Bradby.

Sky News: Biden Inauguration, from 2pm

Freeview: 233, Freesat: 202, Sky: 501, Virgin Media: 602

Sky's great-granddaddy Adam Boulton presents coverage of proceedings live from DC.

Inauguration of Joe Biden: CNN, from 5am

Live online stream, Freesat: 607, Sky: 506, Virgin Media: 607

Expect all of the CNN superstars - Anderson Cooper, Don Lemon, Wolf Blitzer, John King and Chris Cuomo - in the network's all-day coverage from the Capitol.

The Inauguration of Joseph Biden: CNBC Europe, 4pm-6pm

Freesat: 210, Sky: 505, Virgin Media: 613

Simulcast of MSNBC's coverage from the US.


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