Clooney to Receive TV Academy’s Humanitarian Award

LOS ANGELES – George Clooney will be recognized for his humanitarian efforts at the Emmy Awards. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will present the 49-year-old actor with its Bob Hope Humanitarian Award at the ceremony next month. Clooney is being honored for the ‘Hope for Haiti‘ TV special, which is nominated for an […]

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More Than 80 Million See Haiti Aid Telethon

LOS ANGELES — More than 80 million people tuned in for last week’s all-star “Hope for Haiti Now” telethon. The Nielsen Co. said Monday that an estimated 83 million people saw at least a brief part of the fundraiser carried Friday on 33 TV networks. The audience watching the two-hour event at any given time […]

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Beyonce, Madonna Join Telethon; DiCaprio Gives $1M

NEW YORK — Beyonce and Madonna have been added as performers to Friday’s multi-network “Hope for Haiti Now” telethon, and Denzel Washington, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and former President Bill Clinton are among the participants. A statement released Thursday said Beyonce would perform from London, and Madonna from New York City. The list of musical […]

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What To Watch: Friday

TOP PICK: ‘Hope For Haiti’ (8pm ET on All Major Networks) You’ve seen the wreckage on television. You’ve come to understand the human tragedy is of Biblical proportions. You’ve heard the cry for help from survivors, from families, from children. Now’s you’re chance to help – and to give hope where none exists. Watch “Hope […]

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Springsteen, Jay-Z, Urban Join Haiti Telethon

NEW YORK — The music world’s top stars are signing on for Friday’s “Hope for Haiti” telethon. Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Keith Urban and Alicia Keys are just a few of the performers who will be featured, according to MTV Networks, an integral partner in the two-hour event. Haiti was devastated and […]

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Special Larry King Live Raises Millions For Haiti

Larry King’s star-packed  “How You Can Help” telethon for Haiti was a success. The CNN talk show host’s special edition fundraiser of ‘Larry King Live‘ raised almost $5 million last night for Haitian relief, with proceeds going to the Red Cross and Unicef. King filled CNN’s Los Angeles and New York studios with celebrities, inculding […]

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