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Prince Philip dies: Latest TV schedule changes and postponed programmes

Prince Philip dies: Latest TV schedule changes and postponed programmes
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The latest details of the programming changes following the news of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip.

The UK's main broadcasting networks have made sweeping changes to their planned schedules following the sad news that Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has died at the age of 99.

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BBC One/BBC Two/BBC Parliament

12.10pm-6am: BBC News special


EastEnders - new date TBC
Have I Got News For You - new date TBC
MasterChef: The Final - new date TBC
The One Show - cancelled
Pointless - new date TBC


12.10pm-5pm: ITV News special
5pm-6pm: The Duke of Edinburgh obituary
6pm-7pm: Newshour
7pm-9pm: Prince Philip: Fondly Remembered
9pm-10pm: Prince Philip: A Royal Life
10pm-11.15pm: ITV News at Ten special
11.15pm-12.15am: The Duke of Edinburgh obituary (repeat)


Emmerdale - new date TBC
Coronation Street - new date TBC
A Touch of Frost - cancelled
ITV Racing - switched to ITV4

Channel 4

4pm-5pm: HRH The Duke of Edinburgh: Obituary
7pm-8.30pm: Channel 4 News special

Still in schedules

Hollyoaks - due to air at 6.30pm
Gogglebox - due to air at 9pm
The Circle: The Grand Final - due to air at 10pm

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Wednesday's key events

· Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

· Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
· Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
· Katie Ledecky could make it two golds in one morning as she goes into the 1500m freestyle final as heavy favourite, having broken the Olympic record in qualifying (3.54am)
· Team GB were by far the fastest qualifiers for the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final and will therefore be favourites for another gold in the pool (4.26am)

· Team GB take on New Zealand in the first men's semi-final, having been beaten by reigning champions Fiji but then come from behind to overcome USA on day two (3am)
· The sevens gold medal match takes place at Tokyo Stadium, with the winner of Great Britain vs. New Zealand taking on either Argentina or Fiji (10am)

· Joe Fraser and James Hall compete for Team GB in the men's all-around final (11.15am-2.10pm)

· Anna Shackley will take part in the women's road time trial (from 3.30am)
· Geraint Thomas and Tao Geoghegan Hart have medal ambitions for Great Britain in the men's road time trial, although both will need to recover from the crash they suffered on Saturday (6am)

· Jack Laugher bids to retain his men's 3m synchro diving title alongside new partner Daniel Goodfellow (7am)

· Charlotte Dujardin will look to add to her already legendary status with a third successive Olympic individual dressage title (9.30am-1.25pm)

> Today's schedule in full