London Live has procured the broadcast rights to this year’s Notting Hill Carnival, working with London Notting Hill Carnival Enterprises Trust.
The capital’s first 24/7 entertainment channel will, across two shows, air three hours of content based around the carnival with coverage comprising of a one hour Sunday show focusing on how to get the best out of the carnival, followed by a two-hour live broadcast on bank holiday Monday which aims to capture the spirit of the event.
“Notting Hill Carnival is one of the biggest events held in London, we are proud to be able to capture the atmosphere of Europe’s biggest street party for viewers both in and outside of London. We are 100% committed to capturing local news and events.” – Director of News & Current Affairs, London Live, Vikki Cook
Throughout the programmes, which will air on Sunday 24th August between 6-7pm, and Monday 25th August between 3-5pm, the channel will also provide all of the latest travel and weather news for festival goers.
Viewers outside London will be able to tune in as coverage will be streamed to the London Live website, which can accessed using a PC, mobile or tablet.