Fabuloso Friday-Tune in to “Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief”-TONIGHT!
Submitted by admin on January 22, 2010 - 11:30 am
Please tune in tonight for Hope For Haiti Now: A Global benefit for Earthquake Relief, where the music world will come together for a massive global telethon to raise fund’s for the victims of the Haitian natural disaster. Concerts will take place in New York City, Los Angeles, London and Haiti. Haiti native Wyclef Jean will host the New York City proceedings, actor George Clooney host in Los Angeles & CNN’s Anderson Cooper will report from Haiti.
Viacom’s MTV Networks will produce the two-hour broadcast, which will be the most widely distributed telethon in history, both internationally and across media platforms. “Hope for Haiti Now” will air live and commercial free at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, The CW, HBO, MTV, VH1, CMT, PBS, TNT, Showtime, COMEDY CENTRAL, Bravo, E! Entertainment, National Geographic Channel, Oxygen, G4, CENTRIC, Current TV, Fuse, MLB Network, EPIX, Palladia, SoapNet, Style, Discovery Health, Planet Green, and Canadian networks including CBC Television, CTV, Global Television, and MuchMusic. Even better, the event will be live streamed online globally across sites including YouTube, Hulu, MySpace, Fancast, AOL, MSN.com, Yahoo, Bing.com, BET.com, CNN.com, MTV.com, VH1.com, and Rhapsody and on mobile via Alltel, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and FloTV. SO THERE’S NO REASON NOT TO TUNE IN! Get ready for performances by Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Shakira, Sting Wyclef Jean, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Dave Matthews, John Legend, Stevie Wonder, Keith Urban, Jay-Z, Rihanna and more.
Proceeds from the telethon will be split evenly among seven relief organizations currently operating in Haiti: Oxfam America, Partners in Health, the Red Cross, UNICEF, The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, United Nations World Food Programme and yele Haiti Foundation. The best part is that you can show your support by purchasing the night’s performances for 99 cents each through iTunes starting Saturday.