This week, Lifetime and Variety have joined forces to celebrate the brave women serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic in a Power of Women: Frontline Heroes special airing Thursday, June 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime.
If you don’t have cable, here’s how to watch Variety’s Power of Women: Frontline Heroes on your computer, phone, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV or other streaming device:
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Lifetime is included in Philo’s main 59-channel bundle, which is the cheapest among all streaming services if you plan on keeping it long-term. It also comes with a free seven-day trial, and no credit card is required to sign up:
Once signed up for Philo, you can then watch Variety’s Power of Women: Frontline Heroes live on your computer via the Philo website, or on your phone (iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV or or other supported device via the Philo app.
If you can’t watch live, Philo allows you to DVR programs and watch them up to 30 days later. And even if you forget to DVR something, Philo also comes with a 72-hour rewind feature, which lets you to watch shows on-demand if they have aired in the last three days.
Lifetime is one of 95-plus live TV channels included in the main FuboTV bundle, which comes with a free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch Variety’s Power of Women: Frontline Heroes live on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, or other supported device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which allows you to watch most new shows on-demand within three days (and sometimes longer) of their conclusion, even if you don’t record them.
Lifetime is included in Hulu With Live TV, which comes with 60-plus live TV channels and Hulu’s extensive on-demand library of TV shows and movies. You can watch immediately with a seven-day free trial:
Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch Variety’s Power of Women: Frontline Heroes live on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Echo Show, or other streaming device via the Hulu app.
If you can’t watch live, Hulu with Live TV comes with both its extensive on-demand library (which includes most shows after they air) and 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).
Lifetime is included in either the “Sling Blue (47 total channels) or “Sling Orange” (32 channels) bundle. They each cost $20 for the first month, and $30 per month after that:
Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch Variety’s Power of Women: Frontline Heroes live on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, or other streaming device via the Sling TV app.
If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 10 hours of cloud DVR.
‘Variety’s Power of Women: Frontline Heroes’ Preview
Hosted by Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts, this one-hour special will celebrate the brave women serving on the frontlines of the pandemic.
As part of the event, viewers can contribute directly to the United Nations Foundation/World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Fund on Facebook. Facebook has provided $10 million in matched funds for this ongoing effort.
Variety’s Power of Women honorees for 2020 include Cate Blanchett, Patti Lupone, and Janelle Monae, who will be on the special to celebrate those on the frontlines. Other guests include past honorees Laverne Cox, Jennifer Garner, Tiffany Haddish, Gigi Hadid, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Nicole Kidman, Blake Lively, Helen Mirren, and Natalie Portman. Additionally, Grammy-nominated vocalist Andra Day will be on hand for a special performance.
According to Lifetime’s press release, the special aims to “celebrate the courageous women on the frontlines of the pandemic – including doctors, nurses, teachers, researchers, among others – who are putting themselves at risk to make a difference and working towards finding a solution in this crisis. The special will take a look at ways women are confronting domestic violence, changes to the way children are educated, mental health, homelessness and other areas that affect our daily lives. Current and past Power of Women honorees will come together to celebrate these remarkable women, their extraordinary work, and their dedication to their communities during this incredibly challenging time.”
“During this incredibly trying time, we look forward to celebrating the remarkable women on the frontlines of the pandemic who are making the health and safety of others a priority every single day. In the midst of this crisis, the work they are doing is the epitome of selflessness and bravery,” said Claudia Eller, Editor-In-Chief of Variety, in a press release. “We are also thrilled to honor yet another inspiring group of women within the industry whose contributions to their respective humanitarian causes are making such a powerful impact on our global community.”
“Variety’s Power of Women is one of our signature events. With our founding partner Lifetime, we knew it was crucial this year more than ever to expand our tradition and highlight our everyday heroes — the frontline workers who are courageously battling the pandemic,” said Michelle Sobrino-Stearns, Variety Group Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer. “For the first time, a multi-platform global audience will experience our iconic event and join us in paying tribute to the dedication and perseverance of all of these incredibly inspirational women.”
Lifetime and Variety’s Power of Women: Frontline Heroes Special Online airs Thursday, June 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime.