Tue 17 Jan 2017, 12:00
There will be live coverage of the inauguration of President Elect Donald Trump on Friday 20 January, 2017.
There will be live coverage of the inauguration of President Elect Donald Trump on Friday 20 January 2017. The 24/7 global news network BBC World News TV will begin coverage from 16:00 on Friday 20 January, along with full news and analysis throughout the day on BBC.com, the BBC News app and social media outlets.
BBC News will also be launching a new weekday TV news show on Monday 23 January, 100 Days, as the new administration takes office in Washington, to follow the first three months of the President’s term in the White House.
Presented live by the BBC’s Katty Kay from atop the Newseum, the BBC 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. Along with following events in Washington D.C 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.
New weekday TV show charts first 100 days of new Presidency
Following the inauguration, BBC News will be launching 100 Days on Monday 23 January on BBC World News, broadcasting Monday to Thursday at 21:00.
Presented from Washington by the BBC’s Katty Kay, alongside the BBC’s Christian Fraser in London, the programme will be following the first 100 days of the new President’s administration, with analysis and perspective from around the world.