Shawn Johnson presenter at Frosted Pink airing October 14th
ABC network women’s cancer awareness special, Frosted Pink presented by sanofi-aventis & Wachovia, airs Sunday, Oct. 14 from 4 to 6 PM EST. This show represents, a chance to educate, empower and encourage action in the fight against cancer. The goal of Frosted Pink is to inspire women to move beyond awareness of women’s cancers and take action by making a difference in people’s lives. This belief is at the core of four of this country’s most effective cancer advocacy organizations and each have aligned with Frosted Pink in a concerted effort to support this mission. They are: the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF), the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC), the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS), and the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA).
The special will include an entertaining mixture of Figure Skating Icons with Grammy Award Winning Music Artists. It will also be infused with a variety of television and film celebrities, all gathering to get the ever important message across to DO SOMETHING in our fight against cancer. Frosted Pink will be hosted by two phenomenal women who have had their own battle with cancer, Peggy Fleming and Sharon Osbourne. The rest of the celebrity participants include Figure Skaters: Nancy Kerrigan, Oksana Baiul, Tanith Belbin & Ben Agosto, Kurt Browning, Sasha Cohen, Katia Gordeeva, Kristi Yamaguchi; Musical Talent: Rascal Flatts, Anastacia, Kenny “Babyface” Edmunds), Heart, Craig Morgan, Natalie Cole, Olivia Newton-John, Joss Stone, Shades of Pink Choir; Presenters: William Baldwin (Dirty Sexy Money), Natalie Zea (Dirty Sexy Money), Maksim Chmerkovskiy (Dancing with the Stars), Eva La Rue (CSI), Brenda Strong (Desperate Housewives), Andrea Bowen (Desperate Housewives), Ne-Yo(Singer/Songwriter), and Shawn Johnson (Champion Gymnast).
ABC has chosen to extend our partnership with Pink with a Twist, airing in October of 2008. Pink with a Twist will feature Grammy Award Winning Artists & Olympic Gymnasts, with current World Gymnastics Champion Shawn Johnson as the spokesperson.
For more information and behind the scenes footage, go to www.frostedpink.org.