Just so we're all on the same page, I work for AT&T. This posting on this site is my own and doesn't necessarily represent AT&T's positions, strategies or opinions. This was info available today from the company, and I couldn't be prouder to announce it here.
We're delivering MTV's "Hope for Haiti Now" Telethon on three screens tonight
January 22, 2010
The star-studded "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief," telethon that airs tonight has added new musical artists and celebrity participants to its lineup — and you can catch them on the three screens that matter most.
Here's how you can catch "Hope for Haiti Now" tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT and 7 p.m. CT on your TV, PC or wireless phone from AT&T:
"Hope for Haiti Now" will benefit Oxfam America, Partners in Health, the Red Cross, UNICEF, United Nations World Food Programme, Yele Haiti Foundation and the newly formed Clinton Bush Haiti Foundation. Proceeds from "Hope for Haiti Now" will be split among each organization's individual funds for Haiti earthquake relief. More details are at MTV.com
Newly added performers Beyoncé in London, Madonna in New York City, and Haitian artist Emeline Michel in Los Angeles will join the previously announced lineup:
In addition to musical performances and Wyclef Jean in New York City, George Clooney in Los Angeles, and CNN's Anderson Cooper reporting from Haiti, "Hope for Haiti Now" will feature President Bill Clinton, Ben Stiller, Brad Pitt, Chris Rock, Clint Eastwood, Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Jon Stewart, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Meryl Streep, Morgan Freeman, Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, with Muhammad Ali, and more than 100 of the biggest names in film, TV and music.
Make a donation
"Hope for Haiti Now" began accepting donations at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT today via the following methods:
Where it's airing
"Hope for Haiti Now" will air across ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, The CW, HBO, MTV, VH1, CMT, PBS, TNT, Showtime, COMEDY CENTRAL, Bravo, E! Entertainment, National Geographic Channel, Oxygen, G4, CENTRIC, Current TV, Fuse, MLB Network, EPIX, Palladia, SoapNet, Style, Discovery Health, Planet Green, CNN en Español, HBO Latino and Canadian networks including CBC Television, CTV, Global Television and MuchMusic.
The event will be live streamed online globally across sites including YouTube, Hulu, MySpace, Fancast, AOL, MSN.com, Yahoo, Bing.com, BET.com, CNN.com, MTV.com, VH1.com and Rhapsody and on mobile via Alltel, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and FloTV.
"Hope for Haiti Now" will also air internationally on BET International, CNN International, National Geographic and MTV Networks International, which is available in 640 million homes worldwide. "Hope for Haiti Now" will be available non-exclusively to all terrestrial radio stations around the globe and SIRIUS XM Radio as a one time only radio broadcast via the MTV Radio Network and Westwood One.
Of note: When the “Hope for Haiti” relief telethon airs tonight, Robert Pattinson will not be staffing the phones, despite reports to the contrary. Rather, he’ll support the effort with an appearance out of London, a spokesman for MTV confirms.
Taylor Lautner, however, will be part of the Los Angeles-based phone crew, which includes more than 100 other celebrity names.