Singer/Actress Vanessa Williams to Host WE: Women’s Entertainment’s Original Series “Style World”

Thirteen New Episodes to Feature Milan, Tokyo, India, Sidney and More

JERICHO, NY, April 20, 2001 – Singer/actress Vanessa Williams hosts the second season of WE: WOMEN’S ENTERTAINMENT‘s weekly series STYLE WORLD. As host, Williams will inform viewers about the trends, style and design of cosmopolitan cities around the world. The new season of STYLE WORLD will premiere June 11 at 8:00 p.m. (eastern time).

In the 13 new episodes, Williams will guide viewers through such magical cities as Lisbon, Milan, Hong Kong, Sydney, India, San Francisco and Miami. STYLE WORLD explores a country’s unique design and examines how it has evolved.

STYLE WORLD is the only series on television which combines women’s favorite pastimes- shopping, travel and style,” commented Martin von Ruden, Senior Vice President and General Manager of WE: WOMEN’S ENTERTAINMENT. “In addition we provide on-line travel tips for today’s woman who relies on technology to help simplify her life.”

Nancy Zebrick, Vice President at, the leading online travel resource which sponsors STYLE WORLD, acts as “The Navigator” on the show offering her expert travel advice to viewers. features a special STYLE WORLD area on their site, which lists recommendations for hotels, restaurants and attractions in each of the cities featured on the series.

Host Vanessa Williams is an award-winning singer/actress who, over the past decade, has released five hit records and starred in numerous films including the critically acclaimed movies SOUL FOOD, ERASER and SHAFT. Her hit song “Colors of the Wind,” from Disney’s “Pocahontas,” won an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award for Best Song in a Motion Picture. Vanessa also received critical praise for her Broadway performance in Kiss of the Spider Woman.

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.


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