Every year, Victoria's Secret, best known for their lingerie, puts on a huge fashion show, and it will be taking place in New York next week. The reason for the show is to the company can promote its latest products for the year, and showcase their Victoria's Secret Angels to model it. The show is a hit amongst women as well as men, and this is the news of the Show Date and Time, TV Schedule, how to Live Stream, as well as a Preview.
According to the CBS website, the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show will include an "all-star lineup of Victoria's Secret Angels" including Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Behati Prinsloo, Candice Swanepoel and Lily Aldridge, as well as newest Angels Elsa Hosk, Jac Jagaciak, Jasmine Tookes, Kate Grigorieva, Lais Ribeiro, Martha Hunt, Romee Strijd, Sara Sampaio, Stella Maxwell, Taylor Hill and Victoria's Secret Pink model Rachel Hilbert.
There will also be musical guests like Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd, and Selena Gomez. The Mirror reports that there are rumors that Kendall Jenner and Cara Delevigne will be making an appearance. Originally, Rihanna was scheduled to perform, but she dropped out, according to Hollywood Life.
The show will also feature the "Fantasy Bra". Victoria's Secret contracts a renowned jewelry designer to craft the bra as a focal point on the show, and this year, Lily Aldridge will be modeling the Fireworks Fantasy Bra valued at $2,000,000.
The show has had a history that goes back twenty years, back when it was first introduced in 1995 by Stephanie Seymour. Four years later, in 1999, there was a Super Bowl ad that announced another Victoria's Secret Fashion show that resulted in 2 million Internet viewers. This was before the age of live-streaming video, and a lot of users with dial-up computers didn't have good reception of it.
In 2001, The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show began to be broadcasted on network television, except in 2004. The show was cancelled due to the events at the Super Bowl halftime show with Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake. There was move against indecency during that time, but there was an Angels Across America Tour, a grassroots campaign for the brand.
The show began to debut late in the year after that, and in addition to the controversy around the women walking around wearing nothing but lingerie, there was a 2012 outfit that started a controversy as many thought it displayed Native American stereotypes. This outfit was pulled from Victoria's Secret's catalog.
The last two Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows feature performances by Taylor Swift, but she will not be back this year.
The Vitoria's Secret Fashion Show will be happening on CBS on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 10/9C PM. For those that want to Live Stream the event, it is possible through CBS All Access. There is even a free 1-week trial of the service so the user can access 7,500 episodes of past CBS shows as well. For those that want a special preview of how the show is made can go to the Victoria's Secret site and see some videos detailing the full year that it takes to get the show going.