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BET to Host Another Haiti Fundraiser

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Queen LatifahGeorge Clooney may have organized the first major Haiti fundraiser, but it wasn’t the last one.

Later this week, - with help from Sean Combs and Pharrell - will host another star-studded benefit event. The telethon, which is being presented by BET, will air across multiple channels including MTV, VH1 and Centric.

Wyclef, Ne-Yo, Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Akon, Ludacris, Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke and India.Arie will be among the participants.

SOS Saving OurSelves - Help for Haiti will air from Miami at 8:00 on Friday night.

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Stars Line Up for Haiti Telethon

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Specials, ABC, CBS, FOX, HBO, MTV, NBC, The CW, News,


, Wyclef Jean and Anderson Cooper will be accompanied by a number of big names during their upcoming telethon.

, a fundraiser organized for the devastated country, will air commercial-free this Friday night across a number of networks. ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, the CW, HBO, MTV, VH1 and CMT are among the channels involved.

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This Week on TV (1/18-1/24)


(Make sure to check out TV Envy’s Programming Schedule.)

 

MONDAY (1/18)
  • The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABC Family, 8pm):  “Financial issues have Ricky and Adrian at odds.” I hear Playgirl is always an option for baby daddies.
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8pm):  “Robin discovers that she’s the subject of a drinking game.” Every time she sits in the right booth take a shot; when she sits in the left booth, take two.
  • The Buried Life (MTV, 10pm):  Series premiere. “Four young adventurers tackle a list of 100 things they’d like to do before they die, while helping others fulfill their own dreams along the way.” “Bring back videos to MTV” will have to go unchecked.

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Thursday Ratings: Grey’s Stunt Works for ABC

If this continues, ABC may do crossover stunts every week. Last night’s two-hour event between Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice gave ABC an easy win in the demos. Meanwhile, CBS, with its crime block, came ahead with the viewers.

Eric Dane on Private Practice 8pm

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George Clooney Leading Haiti Telethon

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Prime Time, ABC, CBS, HBO, MTV, NBC, News,

George ClooneyWhen there’s a disaster of epic proportions, we can usually count on three things: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will donate a large chunk of change to the cause, Anderson Cooper will make his way to the middle of the tragedy, and George Clooney will rally the troops for a fundraiser.

To help those devastated by the earthquake in Haiti, the Up in the Air star has already immersed himself in plans for a possible celebrity-filled .

The event - which will reportedly air on MTV, HBO and CBS - is tentatively scheduled for Friday, January 22.

ABC, NBC, CNN may also participate and televise the broadcast.

Jeff Gallen, the same who man produced the 9/11 fundraiser Clooney worked on (America: A Tribute to Heroes), will be involved with this project, as well.

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