RELATED STORIES Three broadcast networks are setting aside their rivalries for an excellent cause: ABC, CBS as well as NBC are ready to air One World: Together in your home, a charity event that will certainly celebrate those battling to end the coronavirus pandemic.
Airing Saturday, April 18 at 8/7c on all three networks, the benefit occasion– which is not a telethon, per the official statement– aims to inform and educate audiences on the coronavirus risks and avoidance initiatives. It will feature meetings with World Health Organization experts, along with stories from healthcare workers on the cutting edge.
One World will also be quite a star-studded occasion, organized by late-night individualities Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and also Jimmy Kimmel. Likewise readied to appear at the benefit: Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish and Finneas, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, Idris Elba (who lately tested favorable for the coronavirus), John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lizzo, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sesame Street buddies and Stevie Wonder, among others.
Donations made throughout the fundraising event will go to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund (to furnish and also sustain health care workers all over the world) and to carefully vetted regional charities that offer food, health and sanctuary care to areas affected by COVID-19.
Along with its stateside broadcasting on NBC, ABC as well as CBS, an edited version of One World will broadcast on BBC One for U.K. audiences on Sunday, April 19. Audrey Morrissey (The Voice) will certainly produce the unique in partnership with Global Citizen.