10 to screen Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel & Stephen Colbert world special
NBC, ABC & CBS hosts are coming together for a major variety special.
10 has Australian rights to a US television event which sees Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert in a cross-network COVID-19 special.
One World: Together at Home features the late night NBC, ABC and CBS hosts plus a slew of A-list stars including Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan, Stevie Wonder and friends of Sesame Street.
The event, which is curated by Lady Gaga, has been put together by social action platform Global Citizen and the World Health Organisation and feature multimillion-dollar pledges to the WHO’s Solidarity Response Fund.
In addition to NBC, ABC and CBS, it will air on BBC One as well as Disney, NBC and ViacomCBS stations around the world. The full list of broadcasters also includes Bravo, E!, MSNBC, NBCSN, NBC News, NBC News on YouTube, Peacock, Syfy, USA, ABC News, ABC News Live, Freeform, Nat Geo, Channel 5 in the UK, and Telefe in Argentina, BET and MTV globally across more than 180 countries, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land and VH1 in the US as well as Bell Media platforms in Canada, MultiChoice, and Ireland’s RTE.
It will also stream online via a number of platforms including China’s Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Hulu, Instagram, LiveXLive, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo and YouTube.
Money raised will go to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, run by the UN Foundation, to support and equip healthcare workers around the world, and to charities that provide food, shelter, and healthcare.
The event takes place on April 18 in the US, with an Australian date yet to be announced.