Stand Up to Cancer
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
On Friday night, an extraordinary lineup of actors, musicians, athletes and journalists will be Standing Up to Cancer during a commercial-free telecast. The event was created to raise funds that will accelerate innovative cancer research. The live, one-hour fundraising event will be simulcast on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Bio, Current TV, Discovery Health, E!, G4, HBO, HBO Latino, MLB Network, mun2, Showtime, Smithsonian Channel, The Style Network, TV One and VH1 and hosted by network news anchors Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Brian Williams.
Celebrities confirmed to appear include: Elizabeth Banks, Kathy Bates, Sir Richard Branson, Michael Chiklis, George Clooney, Baron Davis, Emily Deschanel, Bill Hader, Dorothy Hamill, Anne Heche, Cheryl Hines, Randy Jackson, George Karl, Dr. Jon Lapook, Rob Lowe, Jane Lynch, Marlee Matlin, Shareen Mitchell, Olivia Munn, Lisa Niemi, Kelly Osbourne, Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Passmore, Will Smith, Sam Trammell, Denzel Washington, Aaron Yoo and Renée Zellweger.
The evening includes performances by musical guests including: Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Neil Diamond, The Edge, Delta Goodrem, Herbie Hancock, Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum, Leona Lewis, Orianthi and Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Natasha Bedingfield, Martina McBride, Aaron Neville, Dave Stewart and Stevie Wonder.
September 10, at 8 PM EST & PST / 7PM CT
For more information visit www.standup2cancer.org