The second installment of the Our America series celebrates women across America and will air this weekend on ABC owned televisions stations and available via streaming across its 32 connected TV apps and Hulu.

What’s Happening:

  • ABC Owned Television Stations premiere Our America: Women Forward, documentary, narrated by talk show host Tamron Hall, the weekend of March 13-14.
  • The documentary celebrates women across the country, sharing their stories of perseverance, hope and triumph. The documentary is a collaboration between the eight owned ABC stations and will air across linear in the following markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Houston, Raleigh-Durham and Fresno – as well as on the stations’ 32 connected TV apps on streaming platforms Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Roku and Hulu.
  • Our America: Women Forward, the 60-minute documentary, airs on
    • WABC-TV New York, Saturday, March 13 (7:00 p.m. EST)
    • KABC-TV Los Angeles, Saturday, March 13 (6:30 p.m. PST)
    • WLS-TV Chicago, Sunday, March 14 (11:00 p.m. CDT)
    • WPVI-TV Philadelphia, Sunday, March 14 (1:00 p.m. EDT)
    • KGO-TV San Francisco, Saturday, March 13 (7:00 p.m. PST)
    • KTRK-TV Houston, Sunday, March 14 (4:00 p.m. CDT)
    • WTVD-TV Raleigh Durham, Saturday, March 13 (5:00 p.m. EST)
    • KFSN-TV Fresno, Saturday, March 13 (7:00 p.m. PST).
  • Viewers tuning in to their local ABC stations will meet women rising above obstacles and barriers rooted in sexism to achieve personal and professional success. They are mothers, daughters, sisters and friends – innovators, game changers, trailblazers, motivators, power players and everyday heroes.

  • Featured Stories include:
    • “The Gamechanger” is breaking barriers in professional sports and highlights the stories of Jennifer King, the first Black woman named a full-time coach in the history of the NFL as the assistant running backs coach for the NFL Washington Football Team, and Kendall Coyne Schofield, the first woman to coach for the NHL Chicago Blackhawks.
    • “The Trailblazer” represents women who dare to go where they have never gone before. Pooja Jesrani is the first South Asian woman NASA flight director, and Nicole Mann is a NASA astronaut who is training as part of the Artemis Program, a NASA program that will land the first woman and next man on the moon by 2024.  
    • “The Voice” is the future leader inspiring the next generation. Bushra Amiwala is the youngest Muslim elected to public office in the country, having served on the Skokie School District Board of Education. She is working to change politics for women of color around the country.
    • “The Power Player” is shattering stereotypes to show, “We can do it!” Patrice Banks is an engineer-turned-mechanic who in 2016 founded the Girls Auto Clinic, a full-service auto repair center with female mechanics, and a lounge with salon services that include manicures, pedicures and waxing, while you wait.
    • “The Motivators” are helping girls of color pursue their dreams like Kimberly Bryant, electrical engineer and founder of Black Girls Code, a nonprofit organization that focuses on providing technology and computer programming education to Black girls.
    • “The Everyday Heroes,” holding it all together day after day, are exemplified in stories like Marta Lilian Gonzalez. An immigrant and mom of five children who worked hard to learn English and obtain a cosmetology license – only to lose her job during the COVID-19 pandemic.  As she struggles to overcome the hurdles of the pandemic, she remains positive, encouraging her daughter to complete her studies at USC despite the financial hardship.
  • Viewers can stream the docu series and hour long special on ABC Owned Television Stations’ connected TV Apps, on streaming platforms Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Roku and Hulu.