BBC News announces extra coverage of Trump Presidency



The BBC is launching a new tri-channel simulcast following the first 100 days of President Trump's time in office.

100 Days, broadcast Monday-Thursday at 19:00 GMT will be broadcast on BBC Four, BBC News Channel and BBC World News, replacing World News Today on BBC Four and BBC World News and the regular bulletin of BBC News on the News Channel.

Starting 23rd January 2017, Katty Kay in Washington and Christian Fraser in London will report and provide analysis from around the world on President Trump’s first 100 days in power and the events that are shaping the world. It will run until April, when further tweaks to the BBC News evening schedule are expected.

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The new programme will follow extended coverage of the inauguration of President Trump on Friday 20th January 2017, with live coverage on BBC World News from 14:00 GMT, the BBC News Channel from 15:00 GMT and BBC One from 16:00 GMT, plus live coverage on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live and the BBC World Service.

Anchored by the BBC’s Katty Kay from Capitol Hill in Washington DC, BBC TV's coverage will follow the official proceedings on Inauguration day, including the swearing in ceremony, the inaugural address as well as the presidential parade to the White House. In addition to covering events in America the BBC will also be gauging reaction from around the world to a day which marks the transfer of Presidential power from one administration to the next and analysing the significance of this transition to the wider international community.


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