Upon the 20th anniversary of the tragic loss of John F. Kennedy Jr. and wife Carolyn Bessette, TLC is premiering a two-hour documentary with never-before-seen footage from the couple’s wedding.
The in-depth footage from the wedding weekend, including the ceremony on Cumberland Island can be seen on July 13 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, with narration from Elizabeth McGovern.
JFK Jr. and Carolyn’s Wedding: The Lost Tapes will see toasts from guests, footage from the ceremony and reception, and interview from family and friends who attended, courtesy of JFK Jr.’s oldest friend, Billy Noonan, who filmed the wedding weekend.
Noonan is featured in the doc, along with the couple’s close friends Sasha Chermayeff, George Kyriakos, original George magazine editor Richard Bradley, former columnists and journalists A.J. Benza, Mitchell Fink, Diana Pearl, and fashion experts Patricia Mears and Carson Kressley.
“As the leading destination for weddings, TLC is immensely proud to air this intimate look into the exclusive and historic wedding of ‘American royalty,’ which captivated and delighted the world,” said Howard Lee, president and GM of TLC, in a statement.. “This special celebration encapsulates their fairytale wedding weekend as the public has never seen, and we are honored to share it with our passionate viewers.”