The Whitney Houston funeral live airing will take place on Saturday on multiple TV stations with different start times. Among those televising the memorial for the deceased singer will be cable or satellite TV’s E! and BET channels. A live online stream of the funeral was also announced.
Viewers can watch live coverage on cable or the internet, or set their DVR’s to record the service. The Washington Post reports that the Whitney Houston funeral start time will begin at 12 noon EST from Newark, New Jersey. The funeral ceremony, which will be attended by many of the singer’s family and friends, will feature on-air coverage from BET starting at 11:30 AM. The BET cable network will have a special called “The Homegoing of Whitney Houston.” E! will begin its coverage starting at 8:30 AM EST with a special called “Whitney Houston: The Funeral.”
Other major news stations will make sure to offer coverage as well. CNN will also offer “Whitney Houston: Life, Death, Music” beginning at 11 AM EST. CNN Digital will start showing Whitney Houston’s funeral live streaming online from 11:30 AM to 2 PM EST. The Fox News Channel will air portions of the funeral during its regular news shows in the early morning from 11:30AM to 2PM EST, with a full live stream on their website.
Besides those options, Fuse and Bounce TV will also have coverage of the Whitney Houston funeral. With this in mind, those with cable or satellite television have numerous options to see the ceremony with final respects given to the fallen singer. In the past, people were unable to see celebrity funeral services televised, and had to wait until the next day to read about it. Thankfully, there are plenty of options available in this modern day to allow Whitney’s fans to pay their final respects to the fallen star.
What are your memories of Whitney? Will you be watching the Whitney Houston funeral on television or live stream online Saturday?
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