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[05/27/20 - 06:21 AM]
"Lifetime Presents Variety's Power of Women: Frontline Heroes" Special Honoring Women in the Face of the Pandemic Premiering Tuesday, June 9 on Lifetime and Facebook
Virtually hosted by Robin Roberts, the special will be simultaneously broadcast from Variety's Facebook page, and cross-posted on Lifetime's Facebook page at 10PM ET/7PM PT.

[via press release from Lifetime]

"LIFETIME PRESENTS VARIETY'S POWER OF WOMEN: FRONTLINE HEROES" SPECIAL HONORING WOMEN IN THE FACE OF THE PANDEMIC PREMIERING TUESDAY, JUNE 9 ON LIFETIME AND FACEBOOK

HOSTED BY ROBIN ROBERTS, SPECIAL FEATURES THE 2020 VARIETY POWER OF WOMEN HONOREES CATE BLANCHETT, PATTI LUPONE, AND JANELLE MON�E AS THEY CELEBRATE THOSE ON THE FRONTLINES

Additional Appearances By Past Honorees Laverne Cox, Jennifer Garner, Tiffany Haddish, Gigi Hadid, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Nicole Kidman, Blake Lively, Helen Mirren, and Natalie Portman

Special Performance by Grammy(R) Award-Nominated Andra Day

Los Angeles, CA (May 27, 2020) - Variety and Lifetime have partnered on a one-hour special celebrating the brave women serving on the frontlines of the pandemic with Lifetime Presents Variety's Power of Women: Frontline Heroes, premiering Tuesday, June 9th at 10PM ET/PT on Lifetime and Facebook. Virtually hosted by Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, the special will be simultaneously broadcast from Variety's Facebook page, and cross-posted on Lifetime's Facebook page at 10PM ET/7PM PT. As part of this special event, viewers on Facebook will be able to contribute directly to the United Nations Foundation / World Health Organization's COVID-19 Solidarity Fund using the Facebook donate button in the livestream. Facebook has provided $10M in matched funds for this ongoing effort. The special will also repeat on Wednesday, June 10th at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime's sister network, LMN.

Lifetime Presents Variety's Power of Women: Frontline Heroes will celebrate the courageous women on the frontlines of the pandemic - including doctors, nurses, teachers, researchers, among others - who are putting themselves at risk to make a difference and working towards finding a solution in this crisis. The special will take a look at ways women are confronting domestic violence, changes to the way children are educated, mental health, homelessness and other areas that affect our daily lives. Current and past Power of Women honorees will come together to celebrate these remarkable women, their extraordinary work, and their dedication to their communities during this incredibly challenging time.

The program will also highlight the 2020 Power of Women honorees for their professional achievements and humanitarian efforts to various causes including two-time Academy(R) Award-winning star and executive producer of the miniseries Mrs. America Cate Blanchett (UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency); Tony(R) and Grammy(R) Award-winning star and actor in the new miniseries Hollywood Patti LuPone (Broadway Cares); and eight-time Grammy(R) nominated singer and actress starring in the series Homecoming, Janelle Mon�e (Local Initiative Support Corp).

Previous honorees Laverne Cox, Jennifer Garner, Tiffany Haddish, Gigi Hadid, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Nicole Kidman, Blake Lively, Helen Mirren and Natalie Portman will also pay tribute to these women through self-shot material. Additionally the program will include a special performance by Grammy(R) Award-nominated powerhouse vocalist Andra Day.

"During this incredibly trying time, we look forward to celebrating the remarkable women on the frontlines of the pandemic who are making the health and safety of others a priority every single day. In the midst of this crisis, the work they are doing is the epitome of selflessness and bravery," said Claudia Eller, Editor-In-Chief of Variety. "We are also thrilled to honor yet another inspiring group of women within the industry whose contributions to their respective humanitarian causes are making such a powerful impact on our global community."

"Variety's Power of Women is one of our signature events. With our founding partner Lifetime, we knew it was crucial this year more than ever to expand our tradition and highlight our everyday heroes -- the frontline workers who are courageously battling the pandemic," said Michelle Sobrino-Stearns, Variety Group Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer. "For the first time, a multi-platform global audience will experience our iconic event and join us in paying tribute to the dedication and perseverance of all of these incredibly inspirational women."

"Programming with a purpose is part of the fabric of who we are at A+E Networks and we are honored to partner with Variety to showcase the true power of women on Lifetime with this inspiring tribute," said Paul Buccieri, President, A+E Networks Group. "With women leading in almost all areas of essential work, this is an incredible opportunity to celebrate the everyday heroes who are doing monumentally impactful feats in this unprecedented time in our lives."

Lifetime Presents Variety's Power of Women: Frontline Heroes is executive produced by Sharon Scott, for Category 6 Media, and Kristy Sabat, Jessica Conway and Annie Allen Six West Media(TM) group. Lifetime executive producers are Amy Winter, Gena McCarthy and Shura Davison. Claudia Eller and Michelle Sobrino-Stearns executive produce from Variety, while John Ross and Dea Lawrence are producers.

Variety will also be donating the event gift bags to frontline workers. The gift bags include entertainment, beauty, health and fashion products, from companies including 3Lab, Athleta, BASD, Bombas, boscia, ColourPop, Davines, Doctor Rogers RESTORE, Dose Of Colors, dpHue, Dr. Bronner's, e.l.f. Cosmetics, Elizabeth Arden, Exo Supply, Fourth Ray Beauty, gorjana, HASK, Hello, Hero Cosmetics, Intelligent Change, Karité, KITSCH, Kosas, Leaders Cosmetics USA, Lucas' Papaw Remedies, Mad Hippie, MANE CLUB, Mario Badescu, Masque Bar, Maybelline, Melanie Mills Hollywood, Mer-Sea, NEUMA, Oh K!, OUAI, Priv, Rosebud Perfume Company, Inc., Saint Jane, sc�nci, Shaveworks, Sigma Beauty, SKIN&CO, Skinesque, Sol de Janeiro, Speck, Sun Bum, The Little Market, Tri-Coastal Design, Underwood Letterpress, Welly, and Young Living.

ABOUT VARIETY

Now celebrating its 115th year anniversary,Variety is the seminal voice of the entertainment industry. Featuring award-winning breaking news reporting, insightful award-season coverage, must-read feature spotlights and intelligent analysis of the industry's most prominent players, Variety is the trusted source for the business of global entertainment. Read by a highly engaged audience of industry insiders, Variety's multi-platform content coverage expands across digital, mobile, social, print and branded content, events and summits. In May 2019, Variety's "Actors on Actors" on PBS took home a Daytime Creative Arts Emmy award and has been awarded the Emmy for best entertainment programming at the 67th and 68th Emmy Awards. "Actors on Actors," an interview special that features pairings of prominent actors discussing their craft, was produced by PBS SoCal in partnership with Variety Media, LLC. Follow Variety on Facebook facebook.com/variety; Twitter, @variety; Instagram, @Variety The Variety Group - Variety, Variety.com, Variety Insight, Indiewire,- is owned by Variety Media, LLC, a division of Penske Media Corporation.

ABOUT LIFETIME

Celebrating over 35 years of entertaining audiences, Lifetime is a premier entertainment destination for women dedicated to offering the highest quality original programming spanning award-winning movies, high-quality scripted series and breakout non-fiction series. Lifetime has an impressive legacy in public affairs, bringing attention to social issues that women care about with initiatives such as the long-running Stop Breast Cancer for Life, Stop Violence Against Women, and Broader Focus, a major global initiative dedicated to supporting and hiring female directors, writers and producers, including women of color, to make its content. Lifetime Television(R), LMN(R), Lifetime Real Women(R) and Lifetime Digital(TM) are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A+E Networks. A+E Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.





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