Fight Cancer on Friday

(Above: Reese Witherspoon stands up to cancer)

The sixth biennial Stand Up to Cancer fundraiser will run on dozens of broadcast, cable and online channels this Friday.

This year, for the first time, the fundraiser will be preceded by a streaming-only show: It’s #Up2Us: Stand Up To Cancer/The Digital Live Show.

For cord-cutters, the Stand Up to Cancer main event can be seen over-the-air via antenna on the major broadcast networks, plus online at Hulu, People TV, JLTV, Facebook and YouTube. It will air from 8-9 pm ET/PT.

Scheduled celebrities include Mahershala Ali, Kathy Bates, Katie Couric, Jennifer Garner, Ken Jeong, Matthew McConaughey, Trevor Noah, David Spade, Keith Urban, Reese Witherspoon and the show’s executive producer, Bradley Cooper.

It’s #Up2Us: Stand Up To Cancer/The Digital Live Show will stream on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube from 7-8 pm ET/4-5 pm PT.

The show will be co-hosted by Max Greenfield, Tyler Posey, and Brenda Song and feature appearances by, among others, Couric, Jeong, Uzo AdubaBeth Behrs, Olivia Holt, Liza Koshy, Candice Patton and Andrea Russett.

It's #Up2Us: Stand Up To Cancer | The Digital Live Show

BREAKING NEWS! We’re bringing you a first-of-its-kind digital LIVE show leading into the Stand Up To Cancer televised show on Sept. 7! This special one-hour digital event will be hosted by Max Greenfield, Tyler Posey and Brenda Song to empower a new generation to Stand Up To Cancer – because it’s #Up2Us to end cancer as we know it! Details at

Posted by Stand Up To Cancer on Thursday, August 30, 2018

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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