The organization Stand Up to Cancer, started in 2008, airs it’s annual telethon tonight, with the participation of many big stars in Hollywood. For all the details on the many channels the show is airing, the performers involved, what time to watch and more read on below.
DATE: September 9, 2016
TIME: 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
TV CHANNELS: Stand Up to Cancer is airing on over 60 networks, according to CNN. These TV networks include but are not limited to HBO, HBO Latino, Showtime, Starz, Starz Encore, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, HLN, Comedy Central, WGN, E!, Bravo, National Geographic Channel, WPXN, LMN, WNYW, ESW, VH1, MLB, SMTH, TBS, FX, ESPN, LOGO, ION, WTXF, DLIF, ASPRE, FS2, and USA.
CELEBRITY APPEARANCES: Viola Davis, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Matt Bomer, Dave Franco, Sonequa Martin-Green, Rob Riggle, Tony Hale, Terry Crews, Mel B, Bree Turner, Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, Emma Stone, Anna Kendrick, Josh Gad, Niecy Nash, Eric Stonestreet, Alison Sweeney, Marcia Cross and SU2C co-founder Katie Couric.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF THE SHOW: Bradley Cooper, who lost his father to cancer in 2011. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Cooper stated: We all have a reason to stand up. Stand Up to Cancer is a sustained movement that impacts millions of lives. We honor the personal stories that motivate individuals to fight, and that highlight the urgent need to get new methods of treatment to the patients who so desperately need them.
PERFORMERS: Keith Urban, Charlie Puth, Celine Dion, Alessia Cara, Dierks Bentley, Gallant and Little Big Town
LOCATION: Music Center’s Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles
HOW TO DONATE: Click here to donate to the organization.