In honor of Princess Diana’s birthday, as well as the anniversary of her death, there have been many documentaries and specials dedicated to the late princess. Tonight and tomorrow airs a two-part documentary, titled “The Story of Diana.” Get the details on what time the special airs, what channel to watch and more.
AIR DATES: August 9th & 10th, 2017
SHOW TIMES: 9 – 11 p.m. ET/PT
TV CHANNEL: ABC Network – Click here to access the ABC channel finder and locate your local station.
OFFICIAL ABC DOCUMENTARY SYNOPSIS: The documentary event, which will air on ABC over two nights in August 2017, marking the 20th anniversary of her tragic passing at age 36, will capture the most comprehensive interviews ever conducted on the woman known as the People’s Princess: in-depth conversations with those who knew her best, as well as the world’s leading Diana experts. These interviews will be woven together with People’s unparalleled reporting, as well as captivating archival footage of the Princess of Wales. The documentary will not only explore the remarkable chapters of Diana’s life, but will also delve deeply into the ways in which her story remains relevant today. This television event will remind the world why they fell in love with Diana in the first place – and will introduce her to a whole new generation.
TV GUIDE SYNOPSIS: A look at the life of Princess Diana includes archival and home movie footage as well as interviews with friends and family, including her brother, Charles Spencer.
CAST: Friends, family and experts appear in the documentary and give interviews on behalf of the late Princess Diana.
Friends and Family Include –
Charles, 9th Earl Spencer, brother of the late Diana
Sir Richard Branson, founder & CEO, Virgin Group
James Colthurst, Diana’s childhood friend
Elizabeth Emanuel, Diana’s wedding-gown designer
India Hicks, Prince Charles’s cousin
Lana Marks, Diana’s friend
Tessy Ojo, CEO of the Diana Award
Vivienne Parry, friend from Birthright, a mother and baby charity
Wayne Sleep, friend and former Royal Ballet star
Colin Tebbutt, Diana’s driver
Jerry White, 1997 Nobel Peace Prize winner
Mervyn Wycherley, Diana’s chef
Experts Include –
Jess Cagle, editor in chief, PEOPLE
Chris Connelly, media correspondent
Robert Lacey, author and royal historian
Elizabeth Vargas, ABC News anchor