1 PRESS ROOM / EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE MEDIA THIS JUST IN...FROM ABC ENTERTAINMENT: NOV 1, 2018 THE VICTORIA S SECRET FASHION SHOW HOLIDAY SPECIAL TO AIR ON ABC, SUNDAY, DEC. 2 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, Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes and The Struts. Merging fashion, fantasy and entertainment, The Victoria s Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special will air SUNDAY, DEC. 2 (10:00 11:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. 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 (Colorado native will open this year s show) 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 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, The CMA Awards and The American Music Awards.
2 PRESS ROOM / EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE MEDIA THIS JUST IN...FROM ABC ENTERTAINMENT: NOV 1, 2018 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, bras, panties, sleep 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 GET AN INSIDER S LOOK: Cheat tweet: Join Bebe Rexha, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Kelsea Ballerini, Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes and The Struts, plus 60 of the world s top models when The Victoria s Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special airs Sunday, Dec. 2, 10/9c. #VSFashionShow #ABCPublicity ABC Media Relations Ashley Kline Shapiro (818) Cathy Rehl (212) Victoria s Secret Media Relations Monica Mitro (212) Jennifer Fahey Sears (614)