Since 2009, Lifetime and Variety have partnered to honor celebrities for their charitable work. This year’s broadcast special will showcase past honorees highlighting a woman from their charity of choice who inspires them. The one-hour special “Power of Women: The Changemakers” will premiere tonight, Thursday, September 22 at 10 pm on Lifetime.
For those who have cut the traditional cable cords and are opting for streaming services, you can stream the special live on Philo (free trial) and DirecTV Stream, also with a free trial.
Featuring stories of inspiration, optimism and hope as it connects the celebrity honorees with women who work every day for positive change, this year’s special will include appearances by Halle Berry (Jenesse Center), Priyanka Chopra Jonas (UNICEF), Misty Copeland (Misty Copeland Foundation), Laverne Cox (New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project), Idina Menzel (A BroaderWay), Julianne Moore (Everytown for Gun Safety), and Katy Perry (Firework Foundation).
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You can watch it on Philo, an entertainment streaming service that offers over 60 channels and a free trial. You can also stream it for free on DirectTV Stream with a free trial.
about the special
According to Lifetime’s official synopsis, “Lifetime is partnering with Variety for its third annual one-hour special celebrating the power of women. It features stories of inspiration, optimism and hope by connecting the celebrity honorees with women who work every day to bring about positive change.”
Changemakers featured in the special are Karen Earle for the Jenesse Center, Viktoriia Gnap and Yuliia Hudz for UNICEF, Bianca Johnson for the Misty Copeland Foundation, Shay Huffman for the New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, Torya Beard and Ayodele Casel for To BroaderWay, Shannon Watts, and Melody McFadden for Everytown for Gun Safety, and Angela Lerche and Brooklyn Molden for the Firework Foundation.
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Get $30 off your first two months when you sign up for a new DirecTV Stream subscription, which starts at $70 per month. The streamer offers MTV and over 65 sports, entertainment, and news channels under its entertainment package ($70 per month). Other plans offer more than 90 to 140 channels, with prices ranging from $84 to $140 per month; you can also add HBO Max, Starz, Showtime and other channels to add to your movie and TV options.