Eight ABC-owned television stations have announced exclusive programming to celebrate Pride Month 2021.

(Images Courtesy of ABC Owned Television Stations)

(Images Courtesy of ABC Owned Television Stations)

What’s Happening:

  • Eight local ABC-owned stations across the country have announced exclusive programming for viewers to celebrate Pride Month.
  • The eight stations include ABC channels in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Houston, San Francisco, Raleigh-Durham and Fresno.
  • Viewers from across the country can access local specials through each channel’s free news app (ABC7/WABC-TV New York, ABC7/KABC-TV Los Angeles, ABC7/WLS-TV Chicago, 6ABC/WPVI-TV Philadelphia, ABC7/KGO-TV San Francisco, ABC13/KTRK-TV Houston, ABC11/WTVD-TV Raleigh-Durham and ABC30/KFSN-TV Fresno).
  • The following specials are part of this year’s Pride Celebration:
    • ABC7/KABC-TV Los Angeles: “Thrive with Pride Celebration,” SATURDAY, June 12, (9:00-10:00 p.m. PDT). Actress Raven-Symoné and ABC7 “Eyewitness News” anchors Ellen Leyva and Brandi Hitt host the one-hour special with appearances by Grey’s Anatomy star Jake Borelli, Pose stars Billy Porter and Mj Rodriguez, Freeform’s Everything’s Gonna be Okay star Adam Faison, and the cast of Hulu’s Love, Victor.
    • ABC7/WABC-TV New York: “2021 NYC Pride March,” SUNDAY, June 27 (12:00-3:00 p.m. EDT). Grand Marshals Wilson Cruz, Ceyenne Doroshow, Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju, Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, and Aaron Philip are heading this year’s celebration.
    • ABC7/WLS-TV Chicago:
      • “Our Chicago: Celebrating Pride,” SATURDAY, June 26 (6:30 p.m. CDT)
      • “Our Chicago: Voices of the Community,” THURSDAY, June 10 (2:00-3:00 p.m. CDT)
      • “LGBTQ+ Youth Town Hall,” THURSDAY, June 24 (2:00-3:00 p.m. CDT)
    • 6ABC/WPVI-Philadelphia: “FYI Philly” Pride episode, SATURDAY, June 19 (7:00 p.m. EDT)
    • ABC13/KTRK-TV Houston
      • “Protecting Our LGBTQ+ Youth,” TUESDAY, June 22 (7:00–8:00 p.m. CDT)
      • “Localish: Houston Pride,” SATURDAY, June 26 (6:30 p.m. CDT)
    • ABC7/KGO-TV San Francisco: “San Francisco Pride 2021,” SUNDAY, June 27th
    • ABC11/WTVD-TV Raleigh Durham: “Why Terminology Matters,” THURSDAY, June 24 (6:00 -7:00 p.m. EDT)
  • ABC recently launched the first two episodes of “Our America: Who I’m Meant to Be,” an eight-episode series that that will be fully available on June 21st, followed by a town hall on June 32rd called “Our America: Who I’m Meant to Be,” all available through ABC-owned television stations streaming apps.