Ariana Grande Shares Glimpse Into Upcoming BBC Special & Announces Air Date

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Ariana Grande present "The Sweetener Sessions" at Irving Plaza on Aug. 20, 2018 in New York City.  

Ariana Grande's BBC special will air Nov. 1 on BBC One. The hour-long special will include an in-depth interview with Grande, as well as recordings of live performances of material from her latest album, Sweetener.

The special was taped Sept. 7 in London in front of a studio audience.

"UK babes, I’m excited to announce that my BBC special we shot in London will be airing on Nov 1 at 8pm on @bbcone -- thank you to my band, my MD @_natural__, our background singers, incredible conductor steve sidwell, and this stunning orchestra (all girls, werk) i had the honor of performing wit. i loved these arrangements so much. thank u to my babes in the audience who made this such a fun, comfortable experience. miss u," Grande captioned an Instagram post with two shots of her and BBC presenter Davina McCall, who hosted the special.


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