TV shows were forced to suspend their plans when the sad news of Prince Philip’s death was announced.
The 99-year-old sadly died earlier today at Windsor Castle, according to the royal family.
The shock of his death was felt across the country, including on television including Loose Women and This Morning.
Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford began interviewing Coronation Street star Alan Halsall when they got the news
“Alan, I’m sorry, but I have to interrupt you for some very important news,” said 61-year-old Eamonn to Alan, who obviously had no idea what was going on, as he smiled at Eamonn’s interruption.
“We now need to end the viewers this morning and go straight to the ITV news room to find out more,” he added.
Here you can see our current coverage.
The screen immediately showed ITV news in which a broadcaster, Lucrezia Millarini, confirmed the sad news about the Duke of Edinburgh.
Loose Women was pulled out of thin air today when ITV made last minute changes to their schedule to pay tribute to Prince Phillip.
The Friday episode of This Morning spread the sad news that the Duke of Edinburgh has died at the age of 99.
A statement from Buckingham Palace said: “It is with deep sadness that Her Majesty the Queen announced the death of her beloved husband, HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. HRH is at peace at Windsor Castle this morning deceased. “”
That morning’s host, Eamonn Holmes, shared the news with viewers before the show aired in lieu of a special news story about the late Duke.