June 7, 2010

Stand Up To Cancer Fundraiser Returning in September

Posted in Philanthropy tagged at 5:53 pm by philanthropynews

Stand Up To Cancer is returning to prime time after two years with a star-packed fundraiser hosted by the three network evening news anchors.

It will be simulcast commercial-free on ABC, CBS and NBC as well as on HBO, Discovery Health, E!, MLB Network and the Style Network on Friday, Sept. 10 at 8/7c. (More networks and cable channels are expected to join in.)

“Our goal with this telecast is to not only continue to raise funds to accelerate promising research, but also show viewers how their money and individual action will make — and have already made — a difference,” said executive producer Laura Ziskin, herself a cancer survivor.

She also oversaw the September 2008 telecast that helped raise more than $100 million…

{Read more via FOX News}

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