ITV confirm Saturday night shows will go ahead as Queens death changes schedule

The Masked Dancer and The Voice UK will air on Saturday night, ITV bosses have confirmed.

A number of television shows have been pulled off air following the Queen's death on Thursday (September 8).

As the nation enters an official period of mourning, a number of networks have been their channel's changed overhauled in a major shake-up.

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However, ITV will air some of its entertainment shows this evening (September 10).

Ninja Warrior UK: Race for Glory will air at 6pm following by The Masked Dancer at 6.50pm, The Voice UK at 8pm and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire at 8.50pm.

There will be no commercials on this day nor any advertising running during the channel's royal coverage.

All programmes were recorded before the Queen's death.

ITV also intends to reintroduce some of its previously-planned programming over the coming days.

Meanwhile, a BBC spokesperson has confirmed that its schedules will be subject to change during the period of national mourning, which is said to last just under two weeks.

As of Friday, BBC One's schedule has been scrapped, making way for the rolling coverage as the nation adapts to a new era.

Many of the channel's most-loved shows including EastEnders, Doctors, Bargain Hunt , Garden Rescue have been temporarily re-homed on BBC Two.

The shows that were previously set to air on BBC Two during the day have been pulled from the schedule. Viewers can expect to see this continue over the weekend and into next week.

It another shake-up, Good Morning Britain aired its first-ever Saturday show earlier in the day.

During the special episode, presenter Susanna Reid reflected on King Charles III's speech to the nation.

She commented that The King's address gave an "olive branch" to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and that he did not want to have a "divide" between them and the Royal Family.

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Susanna said: "an olive branch to Prince Harry and Meghan.

"The King expressed his love for both of them in his televised address."

She added: "He mentioned Harry and Meghan, he isn't having this divide.

"He's expressing his love and allowing them to do what they want to do."

Presenter Ben Shepherd also reflected on The King's address and the new titles given to Prince William and Kate, saying: "William and Kate have become Prince and Princess of Wales."

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