CNN’s “Reliable Sources” host Brian Stelter announced via Twitter Monday:
Just announced: CBS, ABC, NBC networks are coming together to air “ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME” Saturday, April 18… Colbert, Kimmel and Fallon will co-host. It’ll be on broadcast + more than a dozen cable channels, YouTube, radio, etc.
Just announced: CBS, ABC, NBC networks are coming together to air "ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME" Saturday, April 18… Colbert, Kimmel and Fallon will co-host. It'll be on broadcast + more than a dozen cable channels, YouTube, radio, etc.
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) April 6, 2020
Not everyone was impressed with the event.
As if those three Leftist Dipwads represent all of America.
— John Betts (@JohnFromCranber) April 6, 2020
No one wants this. pic.twitter.com/CKKHkLi5wk
— China caused a pandemic (@thealexvanness) April 6, 2020
— Michele Blood (@BloodBrief) April 6, 2020
Per Deadline, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert are to host a major television event to help end COVID-19 airing across NBC, ABC and CBS as well as a number of international networks.
The trio will front One World: Together at Home featuring a slew of A-list stars on Saturday April 18 between 8pm and 10pm. The event, which is curated by Lady Gaga, has been put together by social action platform Global Citizen and the World Health Organization.
It builds on a series of live online concerts, organized by Global Citizen, where stars such as OneRepublic, Coldplay’s Chris Martin and John Legend have performed at home.
The global entertainment special will celebrate the efforts of community health workers and promote the fight to end the global pandemic. It will feature multimillion-dollar pledges to the WHO’s Solidarity Response Fund.
It will feature appearances by 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.
It will be produced by The Voice and Songland exec producer Audrey Morrissey and her production company Live Animals in partnership with Global Citizen.