VICTORIA'S SECRET'S LEGENDARY ANGELS TAKE TO THE RUNWAY FOR
'THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW HOLIDAY SPECIAL'
Chart Toppers Bebe Rexha, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Kelsea Ballerini, Leela James, Rita Ora,
Shawn Mendes and The Struts to Headline the Musical Performances
Victoria's Secret's legendary Angels take to the runway for the 2018 Victoria's Secret Holiday Special, showcasing an all-star lineup of musical guests, including Bebe Rexha, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Kelsea Ballerini, Leela James, Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes and The Struts. Merging fashion, fantasy and entertainment, "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special" will air FRIDAY, DEC. 7 (9:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/2/18)
The world's biggest fashion event is returning to New York City after recent productions in London, Paris and Shanghai. It will be seen in more than 190 countries after its broadcast premiere on ABC.
"The show is a year-long production, and 2018 promises to be our most ambitious yet," said Victoria's Secret executive producer Ed Razek. "We have more musical guests, more fashion and more stories than ever; and, of course, 60 of the world's top models."
Joining Victoria's Secret Angels Adriana Lima, Behati Prinsloo (back after a three-year hiatus), Candice Swanepoel, Elsa Hosk, Jasmine Tookes, Josephine Skriver, Lais Ribeiro, Martha Hunt, Romee Strijd, Sara Sampaio, Stella Maxwell and Taylor Hill will be internationally known sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid, and Kendall Jenner.
"Only one show brings together the biggest names in music and the top models around the globe for an exciting hour of entertainment and style," said Rob Mills, senior vice president, Alternative Series, Late Night & Specials, ABC. "We couldn't be happier to work with this iconic brand and bring The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show to ABC."
The holiday special also will showcase Victoria's Secret's newest designer collaboration with Mary Katrantzou, the London-based "Queen of Prints." Her chic, feminine designs will be featured on the runway in a section of "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special."
"The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special" is produced by Done+Dusted Productions Ltd. Ed Razek, Monica Mitro, Ian Stewart, Melanie Fletcher and Hamish Hamilton are executive producers. Hamish Hamilton is the director.
About ABC Entertainment
ABC Entertainment airs compelling programming across all day parts, including the new dramas "A Million Little Things" and "The Rookie," starring Nathan Fillion; new comedies "The Conners," "The Kids Are Alright" and "Single Parents"; and the new prime-time talk show, "The Alec Baldwin Show." The ABC Television Network is also home to the groundbreaking dramas "The Good Doctor," "How to Get Away with Murder" and "Grey's Anatomy"; the Emmy(R) Award-winning "Modern Family" and trailblazing comedy favorites "black-ish," "American Housewife," "Fresh Off the Boat," "The Goldbergs," "Speechless" and "Splitting Up Together"; hit game shows "The $100,000 Pyramid," "Celebrity Family Feud," "Match Game" and "To Tell the Truth"; star-making sensation "American Idol"; reality phenomenon "Shark Tank," iconic "The Bachelor" franchise, long-running hits "Dancing with the Stars" and "America's Funniest Home Videos"; "General Hospital," which has aired for over 50 years on the network; and late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The network also boasts some of television's most prestigious awards shows, including "The Oscars(R)," "The CMA Awards" and "The American Music Awards."
ABC's multiplatform business initiative also allows viewers to watch current episodes of their favorite ABC shows anytime, anywhere on ABC.com and the ABC app for desktop, smartphone, tablet or connected TV devices.
About Victoria's Secret
Victoria's Secret is the leading specialty retailer of lingerie and beauty products with prestige fragrances, body care, celebrated Supermodels and world-famous runway shows. A business of L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB), Victoria's Secret serves customers at more than 1,600 Victoria's Secret Lingerie and Beauty stores around the globe and online at www.VictoriasSecret.com.
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