MORE STARS STAND UP TO CANCER THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH 8:00-9:00PM ET/PT / 7:00PM CT
Special Appearance by Vice President Joe Biden
September 8, 2016 – One-Hour Special to Air on more than 60 Broadcast and Cable Networks and Streaming Channels in U.S. and Canada
Viewers will have the opportunity to interact with the stars, via the SU2C phone bank and across social media
New stars include: Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Chris Evans, Kevin Hart, Will Arnett, Lena Dunham, Kathy Bates, Eva Longoria, Shannen Doherty, Jordana Brewster, Karla Souza, Odette Annable, Brenda Song, Robert Patrick, Jillian Michaels, Jacob Soboroff, Social Media personalities Amanda de Cadenet, Brandon Armstrong, Grace Helbig, Joey Graceffa, Justine Ezarik, Harry Hudson, Brittani Louise Taylor, My Nguyen, Andrea Russett, Gemma Stafford and a musical performance by Alessia Cara, Charlie Puth and Gallant are being added to the Stand Up To Cancer telecast on Friday evening.
They join the already announced list including Executive Producer Bradley Cooper, Alison Sweeney, Anna Kendrick, Ben Affleck, Bree Turner, Brittany Daniel, Charlie Wilson, Danielle Campbell, Dave Franco, Ed Helms, Emma Stone, Eric Stonestreet, Greg Grunberg, Jon Hamm, Josh Gad, Ken Jeong, Kristen Wiig, Marcia Cross, Matt Bomer, Matthew McConaughey, Mel B, Niecy Nash, Rob Riggle, Sonequa Martin-Green, Terry Crews, Tony Hale, Viola Davis, Zach Galifianakis, SU2C co-founder Katie Couric, with special musical performances by recording artists Celine Dion and Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley and Little Big Town performing David Bowie’s “Heroes.”
The telecast will broadcast live from The Music Center’s Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles. ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC, along with American Forces Network, ASPiRE, AUDIENCE Network, Bloomberg TV, Bravo, Comedy Central, Discovery Life, E! Entertainment, EPIX, ESPNEWS, FM, FS2, Fusion, FXM, Great American Country, HBO, HLN, ION Television, LMN, Logo, MLB Network, National Geographic, Pivot, RLTV, SHOWTIME, Smithsonian Channel, STARZ, STARZ ENCORE, TBS, Tr3s, VH1 and WGN America are donating one hour of simultaneous commercial-free primetime for the telecast. For the first time, there will be a Spanish version of the Stand Up To Cancer telecast airing nationally on Galavision, HBO Latino, STARZ ENCORE ESPAÑOL and Univision Deportes, and locally on Univision Puerto Rico. In addition, the show will stream live on SU2C’s Facebook page, Yahoo, SU2C’s YouTube page, MLB.com and in Spanish on Univision.com. USA Network will air the Stand Up To Cancer telecast on
Friday, Sept. 9 at 11:00 PM- 12:00 AM ET/PT / 10:00 PM CT. The entire telecast will also become available to stream on Hulu beginning Saturday, Sept. 10.
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