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Lucille Ball's Life And Legacy Honored In New REELZ Special

Friends & Actors Look Back on the Comedy Icon's Legacy

Friends & Admirers Reflect on the Comedy Icon's Impact

This Sunday, REELZ Channel celebrates the life of comedy legend, Lucille Ball in the special Lucille Ball: We Love Lucy.

Lucille Ball was much more than just a star of her classic hit sit-com I Love Lucy. She was also a trailblazer for women in the entertainment industry, especially in comedy. Lucille Ball: We Love Lucy showcases veteran comediennes who were inspired by Lucy's bravery, willingness to try anything, and comic genius.

Will & Gracestar, Debra Messing praising Lucy in the special saying,

"Lucy was indomitable. She was not going to take 'no' for an answer at a time when that was the only thing women heard in Hollywood."

Other stars like Lily Tomlin and Carol Burnett weigh-in on Lucille Ball's influence in entertainment today. Including how she paved the way for stars like Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Reese Witherspoon, and Nicole Kidman.

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Watch the full special on REELZ this Sunday, October 25th.

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James Lisi, Editor