LOS ANGELES, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A+E Networks and Herrick Entertainment are partnering to make a new competition series, American Beauty Star, hosted by iconic international supermodel, Adriana Lima. The series, which will air on Lifetime, brings together twelve celebrity stylists and salon professionals to compete in a series of challenges, from creating high-end editorial looks to the most current glam creations for red carpets and runway shows. At the end of the season, only one contestant will be named American Beauty Star. Production begins in Los Angeles this June on ten, one-hour episodes.
Celebrity stylist Sir John will mentor the contestants while former longtime Vogue Beauty director Sarah Brown will serve as a judge, alongside an all-star lineup of celebrity guests and beauty industry influencers.
"We are thrilled to be in partnership with A+E on the series, as it's the perfect home for our highly engaging and entertaining beauty competition series," said Executive Producer Norton Herrick of Herrick Entertainment. "Global sensation Adriana Lima will host alongside a slate of the highest-caliber names in beauty and lifestyle. The collection of talent and creativity makes the series a must-watch for beauty enthusiasts of all ages and interests."
"Herrick Entertainment has created a unique format in the beauty space marrying proven reality-competition story beats with fresh new twists and an outstanding cast of competitors who are at the top of their game. We're delighted to partner with Norton, Adriana and the Herrick Entertainment team to bring this fresh and original new format to life for our viewers," stated Paul Buccieri, President A+E Studios and A+E Portfolio Group.
American Beauty Star was created by and is going to be produced by Herrick Entertainment. Norton Herrick is the executive producer of the series. Ross Elliot and Christian Murphy also executive produce.
ABOUT HERRICK ENTERTAINMENT
Herrick Entertainment is a motion picture, television and Broadway theater production and financing company committed to providing audiences with high quality filmed entertainment and Broadway shows. The company's past theatrical projects include the films 2 Guns, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg; Oscar nominated Lone Survivor starring Mark Wahlberg; and the coming of age film Very Good Girls starring Dakota Fanning, Liz Olsen and Demi Moore. Herrick Entertainment is also involved with numerous award-winning Broadway shows including four-time Tony nominated show Waitress, Tony award-winning Broadway revival of Pippin, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Tony award-winning Broadway revival Hair, Tony award-winning Exit the King. American Beauty Star airing on Lifetime marks Herrick Entertainment's first foray into network television. Herrick Entertainment is an affiliate of The Herrick Company, Inc., which includes an extensive real estate portfolio, renewable energy and partnership in Thoroughbred horses, including Kentucky Derby winning horse Animal Kingdom.
ABOUT A+E NETWORKS
A+E Networks®, LLC. is an award-winning, global media content company offering consumers a diverse communications environment ranging from linear channels to websites, gaming, watch apps and educational software. A+E Networks is comprised of A&E®, Lifetime®, History®, LMN®, FYI™, VICELAND, H2™, A+E Studios™, History en Espaňol™, Crime + Investigation™, Blaze™, Military History™, Lifetime Real Women®, A&E IndieFilms®, A+E Networks International®, A+E Networks Digital®, 45th & Dean™, and A+E Networks Consumer Products™. A+E Networks' channels and branded programming reach more than 335 million households in over 200 territories. A+E Networks, LLC. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/aenetworks and Facebook at facebook.com/AENetworks/.
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SOURCE The Herrick Company