via press release:
BOLDLY MARCHING TO THE BEAT OF HER SLIGHTLY OFFBEAT DRUM, POP ICON AND SUPER MOM
CYNDI LAUPER IS DETERMINED TO HAVE IT ALL
WATCH THE ROCK IDOL STRUGGLE WITH THE JUGGLE IN WE tv’s BRAND NEW ORIGINAL SERIES: CYNDI LAUPER: STILL SO UNUSUAL
PREMIERES SATURDAY, JANUARY 12 AT 9PM ET/PT ON WE tv
NEW EPISODE TO AIR DIRECTLY FOLLOWING THE PREMIERE AT 9:30PM ET/PT
Visit www.wetv.com to enter the “Live the Rock Star Life” Sweepstakes for a Chance to Walk the Red Carpet at the Premiere of Cyndi’s Broadway Show “Kinky Boots”
New York - November 13, 2012 — Pop music royalty, passionate philanthropist and super mom, Cyndi Lauper is definitely more than just a girl who wants to have fun. With a successful career that has spanned over three decades, the icon is opening up her unavoidably chaotic, often comical and truly multi-faceted life in WE tv's newest original 12-part series Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual, premiering Saturday, January 12 at 9pm ET/PT. Viewers will be treated to a brand new episode of Cyndi directly following the series premiere at 9:30pm ET/PTon WE tv.
Each 30-minute episode gives viewers an all-access pass into the personal and professional life of one of pop culture’s most beloved and influential icons as she juggles her many roles, including rock star, mother, wife, Broadway composer, New York Times best-selling author and philanthropist. Viewers Will be treated to a brand new episode of Cyndi directly following the series premiere at 9:30pm ET/PTon WE tv.
Considering Cyndi’s hectic schedule, her family life with her husband of 20 years, actor David Thornton (My Sister’s Keeper, The Notebook), and the couple’s 14-year-old son, Declyn, plays a role throughout the series as Cyndi struggles with the same issues all working mothers deal with: splitting time between work and family and giving adequate attention to both. Her rock-star life may be a far cry from what most consider “normal” however her attempt to manage her madness is surprisingly relatable.
This season on Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual viewers will be along for one bumpy and entertaining ride as Cyndi launches the Broadway musical “Kinky Boots” with Harvey Fierstein; performs on NBC’s hit series, after nearly being forced to cancel because of problems with her voice; struggles to make a deadline on her epic autobiography; serves as Grand Marshall of the Pegasus Parade at the Kentucky Derby (where she drops a certain four- letter word on live television, much to the chagrin of her son); works tirelessly to raise funds for her True Colors charitable foundation and much more. While she may be constantly running to keep up, Cyndi's true colors always shine through equally be it at a glamorous photo shoot or while cheering on Declyn at a hockey game.
Want more Cyndi?
Visit www.wetv.com for exclusive videos, photos and blogs. Plus, enter for the chance to win a posh trip to New York to walk the red carpet with Cyndi for the Broadway premiere of her musical “Kinky Boots” in wetv.com's "Live the Rock Star Life" sweepstakes beginning January 11th. Connect with other fans and get access to exclusive content including photos, videos and trivia —all in sync with what’s happening on your television -- every Saturday night during new episodes on WE tv. Join the live interactive viewing party at wetv.com/sync. Don’t forget to check out WE tv on Facebook and follow @WEtv— #CYNDI—on Twitter for additional updates and contest giveaways
Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual, is produced for WE tv by Mark Burnett’s One Three Media ( , , People’s Choice Awards, Video Game Awards and Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?). Executive Producer for WE tv is Annabelle McDonald; Senior Vice President of Production & Development for WE tv is Lauren P. Gellert.
About WE tv
WE tv (www.wetv.com) is the women’s network that features original stories for and about modern women who are taking charge of their life, their family and their household. Hit shows like Braxton Family Values, Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Mary Mary and Bridezillas showcase strong, bold characters that are as entertaining as they are relatable and that viewers just can’t get enough of. Audiences connect to WE tv online, on demand and via WE tv Sync, a live, dual screen viewing experience tailored to each new original episode. WE tv is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and is available in more than 67 million homes on every major cable, satellite and TelCo provider.