E! NEWS’ SNAPCHAT SHOW “FACE FORWARD” RETURNS FOR A SECOND SEASON ON SATURDAY, MARCH 24
Season One of “Face Forward” Averaged 5 Million Unique Viewers Per Episode
The All-Star Glam Team Including Beauty and Hair Experts Patrick Starrr, Tiarra Monet and Stylist Johnny Wujek Return
Los Angeles, CA – March 22, 2018 – E! News builds on its successful slate of digital content as the network’s hit original Snapchat Show “Face Forward” returns for a 16-episode second season premiering exclusively on Snapchat’s Discover Page on Saturday, March 24 at 6am ET. New episodes will be available Saturdays worldwide and previously released episodes will be available using Snapchat’s Search feature. Beauty guru Patrick Starrr, online hair sensation Tiarra Monet, and celebrity stylist Johnny Wujek reunite as they meet deserving young women who are ready for a complete style overhaul culminating in a celebrity-inspired photo shoot. Season one “Face Forward” averaged 5 million unique viewers per episode.
Additionally, Abercrombie & Fitch returns as the exclusive launch partner for the first half of the season. This new season of “Face Forward,” along with “The Rundown” and “What The Fashion” is the latest to launch as part of E!’s successful partnership with Snapchat.
“E! News continues to develop and launch innovative quality content that resonates with young audiences on the most engaged platforms, and ‘Face Forward’ is a perfect example of the kind of programming we are focused on,” said Bryce Kristensen, Head of E! Content Lab and VP, Digital Development and Production, E! News. “The success of ‘Face Forward’ on Snapchat shows that millennials respond to truly immersive and impactful experiences that let them authentically explore their passion points.”
“Season one of ‘Face Forward’ created the perfect vehicle for Abercrombie & Fitch to reach their target consumers with great video content on all platforms,” said Laura Molen, Executive Vice President, Lifestyle and Hispanic Advertising Sales, NBCUniversal. “From the Snapchat Show to Snap Breaks on E!, this partnership allowed NBCUniversal and A&F to enhance our consumer experience and deliver tangible business results at the same time, increasing brand awareness, favorability and purchase consideration.”
“‘Face Forward’s’ debut season was a hit with Snapchatters, and we’re excited for our community to dive into season two,” said Sean Mills, Snap’s Head of Original Content. “We know Snapchatters are passionate about fashion, and ‘Face Forward’ is a new take on the traditional makeover show for our mobile-first audience.”
Source: Snap Inc.
About E! News
E! News’ is a leading multiplatform content brand serving high quality, engaging entertainment and lifestyle content driven through the lens of celebrity and pop culture. The brand’s robust programming slate includes one of the first fully produced weekly shows for Snapchat with “The Rundown,” which recently expanded to three times a week, one of the first professional studio-based productions created exclusively for Facebook Live with “Live From E!,” as well as popular interactive weekly Facebook Live shows “freeSTYLE” and “So True, So False,” in addition to the nightly show on the network and new live daytime series, “Daily Pop.”
About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. "E! News" airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across all digital and social media. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," "Botched," "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry” as well as the network's scripted series "The Royals" and “The Arrangement.” Additionally, E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.