On September 11, 2015, the annual memorial ceremony of remembrance airs on multiple TV channels for Americans to watch across the nation. Generally, a moment of silence is observed, beginning at 8:46 a.m. when the first tower of the World Trade Center was hit. The ceremony takes place at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza and six moments of silence are observed, marking when the World Trade Center towers were struck and fell, when the Pentagon was hit, and when Flight 93 crashed in Pennsylvania. For all the information on how to watch the ceremonies online via different networks, read on below.
Live Streams & Live Apps Available
NBC LIVE: On NBC, the coverage is slated to begin at 8:26 a.m. and run until 12:00 p.m. ET. Watch NBC Live to view the ceremony on your computer. Click the “Verify Now” button and choose your TV provider (ie. Optimum, FIOS). Then sign in with your username and password. If you do not have this, you can register for free by following the website prompts. For your tablet or mobile phone, you can download the NBC Live app in iTunes by clicking here.
FOX NOW: Use FOX NOW to watch the ceremony. This program begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 12:00 p.m. ET. To watch FOX NOW on your computer or mobile device, click here. You can download the app via iTunes, Google Play, Kindle Fire, the Microsoft Store and the Windows Phone Store. Sign In with your TV provider username and password to watch channels live.
CBS ALL-ACCESS: Check out CBS ALL-ACCESS to watch the ceremony, which begins at 8:25 a.m. and ends 12:00 p.m. ET. You can also watch the ceremony via the CBS Mobile App which you can get by clicking here. The app is available for download on iTunes, Amazon for Kindle, Blackberry App World, Google Play and the Microsoft Store. When you download your first time on CBS ALL-ACCESS, the first week is free.
ABC WATCH LIVE: ABC’s program begins at 8:25 p.m. and runs until 12:00 p.m. ET. To watch it live online, click here. Then, confirm your location, select your TV provider (ie. Optimum, FIOS), sign in with your username and password, then watch the ceremony live. You can register online for free if you do not have a user ID and/or password. There are also multiple apps available to watch ABC live using your XBOX, Apple TV, Android, DirectTV, Microsoft, Kindle, and Chromecast. Click here to check out all of your options.
The CW Network will also be featuring news coverage of the event from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET. In addition, MY WWOR will show the memorial ceremony from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET. You can watch these on your television.