WaPo TV critic Hank Stuever says he liked watching the royal wedding on TV Friday. And by “liked,” we mean:

“At great logistical expense and with far too much fawning from American anchors and their hired British commentators, an array of television networks nevertheless delivered — even a curmudgeon must admit — some sublimely beautiful, patiently reverent and refreshingly witty coverage of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding Friday morning.”

You can read the rest here.

And since one video is worth a thousand words, here’s two thousands words worth of video.

Here’s William and Kate exchanging vows:

And their kiss on the balcony: