The Hollywood community is once again uniting to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), which will stage its fifth biennial televised fundraising special on Friday, Sept. 9 (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT / 7:00 PM CT). Academy Award-nominated actor and founder of the Bradley Charles Cooper Foundation, Bradley Cooper, will serve as executive producer along with renowned live, large-scale event producers Done + Dusted, in collaboration with the Stand Up To Cancer production team. Additional stars and performers will be announced in the coming weeks.
Executive Producer Bradley Cooper, Odette Annable, Will Arnett, Mel B, Kathy Bates, Matt Bomer, Jordana Brewster, Danielle Campbell, Terry Crews, Marcia Cross, Brittany Daniel, Viola Davis, Shannen Doherty, Dave Franco, Josh Gad, Greg Grunberg, Tony Hale, Tom Hanks, Ken Jeong, Anna Kendrick, Sonequa Martin-Green, Jillian Michaels, Niecy Nash, Robert Patrick, Rob Riggle, Jacob Soboroff, Brenda Song, Karla Souza, Emma Stone, Eric Stonestreet, Alison Sweeney, Bree Turner, Kristen Wiig, Charlie Wilson, Rita Wilson, SU2C Co-Founder Katie Couric, and social media personalities Brandon Armstrong, Amanda de Cadanet, Grace Helbig, Joey Graceffa, Justine Ezarik, Harry Hudson, Brittani Louise Taylor, My Nguyen, Andrea Russett, Gemma Stafford will attend and participate in the inspiring live broadcast. In addition, celebrated recording artist Celine Dion will perform a moving tribute in honor of all those standing up to cancer. Alessia Cara, Charlie Puth, and Gallant will also deliver a musical performance. The telecast will also include appearances by Ben Affleck, Dierks Bentley, Lena Dunham, Chris Evans, Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Eva Longoria, and Matthew McConaughey.
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.
The first Canadian-inclusive SU2C telecast aired in 2014, and this year’s show will again air across all four major English-language Canadian broadcasters: CBC, City, CTV, and Global. Additionally, Canadian services AMI, Bloomberg TV Canada, Blue Ant Media, CHCH, CHEK, Fight Network, Hollywood Suite, Joytv, NTV and TLN will also air the telecast, the show will stream live on Yahoo Canada, and it will be available on-demand on shomi and TELUS Optik TV in Canada.