“Step aside, Savannah Guthrie. Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon are crossing the pond to host HBO’s coverage of the royal nuptials in character as TV personalities Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan,” The Hollywood Reporter says.
The report adds: “From Ferrell’s Funny or Die, ‘The Royal Wedding Live With Cord and Tish!’ marks the pair’s second gig after their coverage of the 2018 Rose Parade for Amazon. (‘This was the worst hosting I have ever seen,’ wrote one of many disgruntled reviewers who didn’t quite get the joke. ‘Cord was rude and even cut one of the co-hosts off and dug into an old girlfriend. He should be fired!’)”
THR also notes: “Luckily, the duo won’t face pesky online commenters when they go live May 19 at 7:30 a.m. ET. Hosenbeck, ostensibly a TV and radio host and author dedicated to physical and mental wellness, and Cattigan, a former Miss Arizona who’s apparently known for her two-episode stint as an assistant DA on ‘L.A. Law,’ also will have correspondent Tim Meadows along for the trip.”