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NBC And MSNBC Coverage Of Michael Jackson Memorial

With Michael Jackson’s memorial service set to take place tomorrow, there’s naturally going to be a lot of TV coverage surrounding the event. NBC and MSNBC is set to cover the service live and they’re also including Jackson-related content in some of their other programming.

Below is the schedule posted by NBC on what they have set up for fans of Jackson who are interested in absorbing as much of this sad event as they possibly can:

Monday, July 6

Dateline at 10pm: The latest updates on Michael Jackson's memorial service and funeral arrangements, plus the making of the Thriller music video.

Tuesday, July 7

In a special split edition of Today, Meredith Vieira will broadcast live from the Staples Center. Vieira will also attend the memorial service.

Live coverage of the services anchored by Brian Williams live from the Staples Center beginning at 1 pm ET/10 AM PT.

MSNBC will present live coverage of the Jackson memorial beginning at 11 a.m. ET, with Chris Jansing anchoring live on site in Los Angeles, and Tamron Hall and David Shuster anchoring from MSNBC Headquarters in New York.

Nightly News with Brian Williams live from Los Angeles (6:30 PM ET)

Dateline at 10 pm: Lester Holt anchors a special edition of "Dateline" with recaps from the memorial service and reactions from fans of the King of Pop.

Wednesday, July 8

In a special split edition of Today, Meredith Vieira will broadcast live from Los Angeles and interview insiders who were involved with the memorial service.

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