Everyone is talking about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s upcoming interview with talk show legend Oprah Winfrey – and now UK viewers have a confirmed air date on ITV.
In an intimate interview where “no subject is off limits”, according to Oprah, Harry and Meghan are set to open up about life in the royal spotlight, marriage, parenthood and their move from the UK to the US.
ITV has now acquired the rights to air the interview next week, with ITV boss Kevin Lygo saying the broadcaster is “pleased to be able to offer UK audiences the opportunity to see it”.
Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Oprah interview in the UK.
When is Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Oprah interview?
The interview will take place in a two-part primetime special on US TV network CBS, airing on Sunday 7th March.
Titled Oprah with Meghan and Harry, the programme is a 90-minute episode of long-running news programme 60 Minutes and will be produced by Oprah’s own production company.
How to watch Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Oprah interview in the UK
In the US, the programme will air on CBS from 8pm Eastern Time and ITV has announced that it has picked up the rights to broadcast the interview in the UK.
The interview – Oprah with Meghan and Harry – will air for UK viewers on Monday 8th March at 9pm on ITV.
ITV Managing Director Media & Entertainment Kevin Lygo said in a statement: “This interview is already a national talking point and ITV is pleased to be able to offer UK audiences the opportunity to see it.”
What will the interview cover?
The interview has been described by CBS as “wide-ranging” and an “intimate conversation” and looks set to cover a plethora of topics.
Two clips have revealed more details on what the pair will discuss. In the first, Winfrey reveals that there is “no subject that is off-limits”.
The second clip also sees Harry discuss how Princess Diana’s death impacted their decision to “leave” the Royal family.
According to a statement from the network, it the interview will also include, “everything from stepping into life as a royal, marriage, motherhood, philanthropic work to how [Meghan] is handling life under intense public pressure”.