LIGHTS, CAMERA, WENDY!
TVGN TO PREMIERE "WENDY WILLIAMS: HOW YOU DOIN', BROADWAY?!" TELEVISION SPECIAL ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2 AT 8:00 PM ET/PT
LOS ANGELES - September 12, 1013 - The buzz-making talk show host, best-selling author and Broadway star Wendy Williams will headline an exclusive one-hour television special, WENDY WILLIAMS: HOW YOU DOIN', BROADWAY?!, premiering on TVGN (TV Guide Network) on Wednesday, October 2 at 8:00 PM ET/PT. A sneak peek of the special is available online at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttzjQXAKwXw&feature=youtu.be
WENDY WILLIAMS: HOW YOU DOIN', BROADWAY?! is a candid, up-close presentation of Wendy Williams that will give fans an inspiring look behind the curtain at her personal life during the most challenging period in her career. Viewers will follow Wendy as she embarked on her Broadway debut in the musical production of "Chicago" and prepared for her role as the prison matron Mama Morton. The cameras also capture Wendy at the taping of her daily talk show, "The Wendy Williams Show," which kicks off its fifth season on Monday, September, 16, and is distributed by Lionsgate's Debmar-Mercury syndication company.
"I'm excited to share one of the most exhilarating and challenging journeys in my career in a primetime television special airing only on TVGN," said Wendy Williams. "Fans will see my successes and struggles as I prepared for my stage debut in 'Chicago' this past summer and say 'how you doin, Broadway?!'"
WENDY WILLIAMS: HOW YOU DOIN', BROADWAY?! is produced by Wendy Williams Productions with Wendy Williams, Kevin Hunter, Lisa Knapp and Jill Ramsey as Executive Producers.
TVGN (TV Guide Network) is a highly distributed entertainment network owned by CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF). The venture combines CBS's programming, production and marketing assets with Lionsgate's resources in motion pictures, television and digitally delivered content. Seen in more than 80 million homes, TVGN's programming celebrates Hollywood with original series and specials. TVGN's new ownership structure is comprised of the company with the #1 broadcast network and many of the top first-run syndication series ("Entertainment Tonight," "OMG! Insider") and the studio that distributes the blockbuster "Hunger Games" and "Twilight" franchises and produces such award-winning dramas as "Mad Men."