PEOPLETV GREENLIGHTS NEW SERIES, THE ROYAL REPORT


SHARON CARPENTER HOSTS ROYALS-CENTRIC SHOW

Premieres on Thursday, October 3 at 5PM ET on PeopleTV


(NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2019) -- PeopleTV, the streaming network from PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly, is greenlighting a new series, The Royal Report, hosted by award-winning broadcast journalist, Sharon Carpenter. The Royal Report will premiere on Thursday, October 3 at 5PM ET on PeopleTV, with an encore airing at 9:30PM.

The Royal Report will air eight episodes during Fall 2019 and is the newest series to be broadcast from PeopleTV’s headquarters in New York. Throughout each episode, Carpenter will break down the biggest stories in British royal family news -- including trend-setting fashion, family life and fandom -- before delving into in-depth discussions on all things royal with experts, including PEOPLE’s senior editor (royals), Michelle Tauber; senior news editor, Erin Hill; chief foreign correspondent, Simon Perry; and London correspondent, Monique Jessen. Joining Carpenter on each episode will be the show’s resident mascot, Bread Loaf the Corgi aka “Loafie” (@BreadLoafCorgi).

Royals content continues to drive massive audience interest and engagement for all of PEOPLE's properties in print, digital, social, and beyond, and The Royal Report will be supported and amplified on all of these platforms. 

Recurring segments include: “Royal Week in Review,” an overall rundown of the buzziest stories; “Tea Time with Michelle Tauber,” a deep dive into the biggest story of the week; “The Style Report,” a breakdown of the trendiest fashion moments with PEOPLE style and beauty director Andrea Lavinthal and senior editor (style) Brittany Talarico; and “This Week in Royal History,” a look back at weddings, births, milestones and more.

Carpenter (@sharoncarpenter) is an award-winning broadcast journalist, TV host, and producer. A native from the UK, she is currently one of the main UK and US presenters of HQ Trivia. Carpenter has also appeared as an on-air personality in the U.S. on CBS, BET, VH1, BBC America and Revolt TV. Some of her biggest interviews include Oprah Winfrey, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Tom Hanks, Ryan Gosling and more.

Additional PeopleTV programming includes PEOPLE Now, the daily entertainment news program hosted by Jeremy Parsons and Andrea Boehlke weekdays at 12PM ET; Reality Check, the reality TV recap show hosted by Lyndsey Rodrigues airing Mon.-Thurs. at 4:30PM ET; and Couch Surfing, hosted by Lola Ogunnaike, where stars reminisce about their big roles, their little roles and everything in between, airing Fridays at 8:30AM ET.

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