Lifetime heads to the prom

U.S. cable network Lifetime has picked up Prom Queens (pictured), an eight-episode docuseries from Evolution Media.
July 13, 2012

U.S. cable network Lifetime has picked up Prom Queens (pictured), a docuseries from Evolution Media.

The series follows eight high school girls from around the U.S. as they prepare and compete to be crowned prom queen.

Premiering on August 14 at 10 p.m. EST/PST,  the 8 x one-hour series will document the “great social, financial and emotional lengths some girls go [to] each spring,” according to the network.

The cameras will capture all of the girls’ strategies and campaigns, which include personalized videos, home-baked cupcakes, as well as their custom-made gowns, and hair and makeup arrangements.

Evolution Media’s Doug Ross, Alex Baskin, Mark Herwick, Kathleen French and Greg Stewart serve as executive producers alongside Rob Sharenow, Gena McCarthy and Abigail Harvey of Lifetime.

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