JERICHO, New York, May 22, 2002 – Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd, and Ellen Burstyn, along with their co-stars from the upcoming film, DIVINE SECRETS OF THE YA-YA SISTERHOOD, will be featured in the original special, "WHEN I WAS A GIRL," premiering on WE: WOMEN'S ENTERTAINMENT Saturday, June 15, at 8:30 PM (ET). The special is produced by multi award-winning journalist Linda Ellerbee and narrated by "Sex and the City's" Kristin Davis.
The special features exclusive interviews with the entire cast from the upcoming Warner Bros. film, DIVINE SECRETS OF THE YA YA SISTERHOOD opening on June 7. Joining Bullock, Judd and Burstyn in the special are co-stars Cherry Jones, Fionnula Flanagan, Shirley Knight and director Callie Khouri.
The special, similar to the YA YA movie theme, highlights the significant moments in a girl's life, those experiences that had a lasting impact. From their first kiss, to identifying with their mothers, to the first time they felt powerful, each of these actress's anecdotes are unique and individual, but when told collectively, demonstrate the shared experiences of all girls.
This is the second installment of "WHEN I WAS A GIRL," from Ellerbee's Lucky Duck Production Company for the network. Lucky Duck is currently in production for two additional star-studded specials set to air this fall.
Lucky Duck Productions is an award-winning and critically acclaimed production company renowned for producing children's programming, primetime specials, documentaries and limited-run series for network and cable television. The company is owned and operated by journalist, producer and author, Linda Ellerbee. "If Lucky Duck Productions has a mission, it's a simple one." Ellerbee says. "We make good television, that's all, because we have an advantage – we love what we do."
WE: WOMEN'S ENTERTAINMENT is a service of AMC NETWORKS. WE: WOMEN'S ENTERTAINMENT gives women a chance to relax and a way to recharge through entertainment that connects them on an emotional level. WE: WOMEN'S ENTERTAINMENT features the largest collection of women's interest films, inspiring original series and topical specials. The network currently has 46 million subscribers.