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On Saturday, March for Our Lives participants will be marching in 847 locations worldwide to protest gun violence and support school safety — and networks and streaming platforms are planning extensive coverage.
Across the country, marches will begin on Saturday morning. The central march will take place in Washington, D.C., starting at 10 a.m. ET. Los Angeles’ march will commence downtown at 9 a.m. PT (Santa Monica has its own march at 10:30 a.m. PT), while several other cities are participating including New York and Chicago. Networks are planning coverage that begins Thursday night.
Below are more details on March for Our Lives coverage.
ABC News will cover the march across platforms on Saturday, featuring the event on Good Morning America, World News Tonight With David Muir and Nightline and on its social feeds, mobile apps, ABC News Radio and ABC NewsOne. Catch the coverage Saturday on ABC’s YouTube channel.
CBS News will be covering the March all day on air and on CBSNews.com and CBS News Radio. CBS News will be airing a one-hour documentary on the movement that led to the March for Our Lives demonstration at 8 p.m. ET/PT. For the documentary, called 39 Days, CBS News reporters embedded with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and the father of one of the shooting’s victims, Meadow Pollack. On Sunday, CBS Sunday Morning and Face the Nation will also feature reports from the march.
CNN will begin live coverage of the march early on Saturday, with Victor Blackwell and Christi Paul anchoring from Washington and Michael Smerconish from Philadelphia. Fredricka Whitfield, Alisyn Camerota and Brooke Baldwin will then anchor live from D.C.’s John Marshall Park. During a special edition of The Van Jones Show at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, the host will be covering the march live from Washington and interviewing students of Marjory Stoneman High School and their parents. CNN will also feature a special edition of Erin Burnett Out Front, with correspondents at other major cities where Marches will occur: Alex Marquardt will be covering live from Boston; Kaylee Hartung from Parkland; Jason Carroll and Polo Sandoval from New York; Ryan Young from Chicago; Miguel Marquez from Los Angeles; and Scott McLean from Denver.
Fox News’ live coverage of the march will be provided by correspondents Griff Jenkins and Peter Doocy and reporter Ellison Barber from Washington. Correspondent Bryan Llenas will provide coverage from New York City’s march, and live feeds will be show from marches from around the nation. The following day, Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school students and gun-safety advocates Delaney Tarr and Cameron Kasky will appear on Fox News Sunday to speak with host Chris Wallace.
MSNBC will be hosting coverage on Friday evening and live all day on Saturday from the Washington march. On Friday, The Beat With Ari Melber, Hardball With Chris Matthews, All In With Chris Hayes, The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell and The 11th Hour With Brian Williams will all preview the march from NBC News’ studio in D.C. Beginning Saturday at 8 a.m. ET/5 a.m. PT, Ali Velshi and Alex Witt will kick off live outdoor coverage from John Marshall Park. Joy Reid, Chuck Todd, Melber, Matthews, O’Donnell and Williams will all contribute reporting throughout the day.
MTV news and social media teams will be covering the Washington march throughout the day. Vic Mensa, who will be performing at the event, will take over MTV’s Instagram, and the network will additionally be filming a documentary special about some of the young people attending. MTV will also be sending 17 buses filled with young people from communities especially affected by gun violence — including Atlanta; Baltimore and Bowie, Maryland; Chicago; Greensboro, Laurinburg and Fayetteville, North Carolina; New Jersey; New York; Philadelphia; Providence, Rhode Island; and Richmond, Virginia — to attend the march.
From 12-2 p.m. ET/9-11 a.m. PT on Saturday, Facebook will live-stream the march from the March for Our Lives Facebook page. Viewers will be able to support the cause with a “donate” button available on the live stream.
The march will live-stream starting at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT on Saturday at the event’s official Twitter page.
The March for Our Lives organizers will be live-streaming the event starting at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT from their YouTube page.
On Thursday, five Marjory Stoneman Douglas students sat down with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show to preview March for Our Lives and discuss solutions to gun violence. Also on Comedy Central on Thursday, The Opposition With Jordan Klepper ran a March-themed episode filmed from an organizer’s home in Rockville, Maryland. “The Opposition Chaperones Democracy: Kids Just Wanna Take Guns,” featured Sen. Cory Booker, a gun-reform advocate, as a guest; an audience of student activists, rally attendees and parents; and an in-the-field segment at a Baltimore high school where Klepper spoke to student activists about guns.
On Saturday, TBS’ Full Frontal With Samantha Bee will be filming a digital documentary and streaming live from Full Frontal‘s Facebook page. The show will also be operating a sign-making station at the march for participants.
On Monday, The Daily Show and The Opposition With Jordan Klepper will also be airing stories that they filmed at the march.
Jim Jefferies will be filming a segment on the ground at the event, and on Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, Comedy Central’s The Jim Jefferies Show will feature an in-the-field segment from the March for Our Lives rally in San Diego.
In Los Angeles on Saturday, Amy Schumer, Yara Shahidi, Connie Britton, Olivia Wilde and Skai Jackson are all scheduled to deliver addresses alongside L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, among others. Charlie Puth will also perform.
In Washington on Saturday, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Platt, Common, Miley Cyrus, Andra Day, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Demi Lovato and Vic Mensa are all set to perform.
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