TVSA can confirm that Whitney Houston's funeral will air live on CNN and Sky News on Saturday (18 February) at 18h00 (CAT).
The funeral takes place at the New Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey - where Whitney grew up - and is by invitation only.
According to CNN
, 1500 guests are expected with about a dozen celebrities among them including Kevin Costner who'll be speaking; and Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin who'll be performing.
Gospel singer, family friend and pastor Marvin Winans will be leading the eulogy.
The Associated Press are the only news agency who are being allowed video access to proceedings so they'll be broadcasting the service online, and to various news channels round the world.
International news networks will have cameras outside the church to capture their own footage to feature round the service.
The live online feed will be available on Livestream