ABLE CHANNEL ANNOUNCES 1-HOUR TELEVISION SPECIAL “TOGETHER WE ARE ABLE” WILL AIR ON MAJOR BROADCAST CHANNELS NBC, CBS, FOX AND OTHERS, SHOW IS HOSTED BY PARALYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST MALLORY WEGGEMANNOctober 4, 2022
New York, NY, October 3, 2022– October is National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month and Able Channel is celebrating by raising awareness about the importance of work for those living and working with disability. Hosted by Paralympic Gold Medal winning swimmer Mallory Weggemann. The program showcases the stories of 10 Americans who have redefined perceptions of what the word Able is all about.
“This program will smash stereotypes and limitations that people may have when it comes to what people are Able to do when living with disabilities.” Said Brian McCourt CEO of Able Channel. The program features the story of world-renowned heart surgeon Dr. Toby Cosgrove former CEO of Cleveland Clinic who lived with undiagnosed dyslexia, and John Kemp who was born needing 4 prosthesis and who later became CEO of Viscardi Center and helped get ADA passed. Also Dick Traum who lost his leg in a car accident and later ran 72 marathons and became the first one legged man to run the NYC Marathon. “These stories are first person accounts of what it’s like to live and succeed in a competitive world. It’s about paychecks; not pity.” Said John Kemp.
About ABLE Channel:
ABLE Channel’s programming slate features premieres of new original series with real stories each quarter focusing on urgent and relevant health topics such as living well, cancer, the brain, aging, behavioral health, chronic illness, and disability. For ABLE, the potential scope of the audience is massive: an estimated 150 million Americans have a chronic health condition or disability, and the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a renewed consumer focus on personal health.
ABLE Channel is re-imagining health through credible, consumable health and wellness content. ABLE is working with leading healthcare providers, institutions, and partners to create content that both informs and inspires. Delivered through its streaming service and soon to be distributed via AppleTV, iOS, Android and Roku devices, ABLE Channel is on a mission to make the world healthier one person at a time, one story at a time. For more information, please visit http://www.theablechannel.com
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