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Posted Wednesday 10/11/17 at 5:14PM EDT
NBC, Univision and Telemundo join forces for a Puerto Rico disaster relief telethon
Both Spanish language channels are teaming up for the first time on Saturday for One Voice: Somos Live! A Concert for Disaster Relief, which will begin at 8 p.m. and which NBC will air in the 10 p.m. hour. Expected to appear are Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Jamie Foxx, Coldplay, Gwen Stefani and Ricky Martin.
Posted Tuesday 10/03/17 at 4:56PM EDT
Jon Stewart says “I'm back on television!…F*ck, I got old” in teaser for Night of Too Many Stars
Source: The Daily Beast
The former Daily Show host returns to TV on Nov. 18 to bring back his long-running TV benefit for Robert Smigel’s autism charity. Night of Too Many Stars will air live from New York City on HBO.
Posted Wednesday 9/13/17 at 2:32PM EDT
Hand in Hand celebrity hurricane relief telethon raises more than $44 million
The donations will go to charities working for Hurricane Harvey and Irma relief. PLUS: The telethon was apolitical — there was no Kanye moment.
Posted Friday 9/08/17 at 2:25PM EDT
Hurriane Harvey telethon has been expanded to Hurricane Irma victims
Source: Entertainment Weekly
Tuesday’s Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief telethon also announced a slew of new names, including Tom Hanks, Stephen Colbert, Kerry Washington, Justin Bieber, Jimmy Fallon, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Gwen Stefani.
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Posted Tuesday 9/05/17 at 1:16PM EDT
ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC join forces for star-studded Hurricane Harvey relief telethon
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
CMT will also air Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. ET. Among the big names scheduled to appear: George Clooney, Oprah, Reese Witherspoon, Beyonce and Barbra Streisand.