ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and CMT have come together with Hollywood stars for a telethon to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
The one-hour special broadcast will air across all the networks on September 12 at 8 p.m. EST, and will feature celebrities such as George Clooney, Beyonce, Oprah Winfrey, Barbra Streisand and Reese Witherspoon.
The event will also feature a telecast performance from Texas native and country superstar George Strait from his benefit concert in San Antonio, as well as performances and messages from stars Jamie Foxx, Tori Kelly, Karlie Kloss, Matt Lauer, Rob Lowe, Matthew McConaughey, Norah O’Donnell, Dennis Quaid, Julia Roberts, Kelly Rowland, Adam Sandler, Ryan Seacrest, Michael Strahan, Blake Shelton and others.
Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief will be based in Los Angeles, with stages in New York and Nashville. It will broadcast live on the East Coast, stream live on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, and replay on the West Coast.
Proceeds will go to a variety of charities including the United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Direct Relief, Feeding Texas and The Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relieve.
Phone lines, text messaging and digital donations will open at the beginning of the show and close an hour after the show ends.
The event was organized by Houston rapper Bernard “Bun B” Freeman and music manager and producer Scooter Braun.