TCA 2014: Heidi Klum will host the long-overdue tribute to half-naked women
NBC and Time Inc. are teaming up to bring some very sexy times to your television.
The two companies are partnering for the upcoming special ‘Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful,’ which will air Feb. 3 at 9 p.m.
The two-hour, star-studded extravaganza will be hosted by former swimsuit cover model Heidi Klum, who'll be joined by her esteemed colleagues Tyra Banks, Christie Brinkley, Kathy Ireland, Marisa Miller, Kate Upton.
Musical entertainment will be provided by Lady Antebellum, Enrique Iglesias, John Legend and Tim McGraw, among others.
The special will “indulge viewers in the storied history of the franchise, with behind-the-scenes footage and photography from the exotic cover shoots and back stories from the most loved and recognizable swimsuit models on the planet. All of this will culminate in a countdown of the top 10 SI swimsuit covers of all time,” NBC said in a statement announcing the watershed television moment.
NBC recently teamed with Time Inc. and Dick Clark Productions to produce the “People Magazine Awards,” which will air this year.