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CBS2 Anchor Paul Magers introduces actor/crooner Billy Ray Cyrus. (credit: Otto Petersen/CBS)

Stars Turn Out For CBS Telethon Aiding Philippine Typhoon Victims

CBS2, KCAL9 and the local CBS radio stations joined with the Red Cross in hosting a telethon Wednesday at the CBS Broadcast Center in Studio City.

11/13/2013

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A-List Stars Line Up To ‘Stand Up To Cancer’

Hollywood’s biggest stars walked the red carpet Friday for the third Stand Up to Cancer telethon.

09/07/2012

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Stars Will Participate In ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ Telethon

More A-listers have signed on to support the third Stand Up to Cancer telethon.

CBS Los Angeles–09/05/2012

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A-List Stars To Participate In ‘Stand Up To Cancer’ Telethon On Sept. 7

Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Samuel L. Jackson and Emma Stone are among the stars participating in the third Stand Up to Cancer telethon, the organization announced Wednesday.

CBS Los Angeles–08/22/2012

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MDA Telethon Brings In $61.5M

Even without Jerry Lewis, the Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon posted its best gain since the recession started, though the program’s longtime host was on the minds of many during the 46th annual fundraiser.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/05/2011

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Shorter, Lewis-Free MDA Telethon Makes Several References To Jerry’s Absence

The hosts of the 46th annual Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon said Sunday that Jerry Lewis retired from the organization and its yearly fundraiser — the charity’s first comments about the beloved icon’s departure since an announcement last month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2011

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Jerry Lewis Still At A Loss To Explain Why He Was Dumped From Telethon

In his first public appearance since inexplicably parting ways with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, comedic icon Jerry Lewis said Saturday that his years of service to the charity helped make him a star.

08/20/2011

Jerry Lewis Telethon 2010

No Kidding! Jerry Lewis Won’t Appear On Next MDA Telethon At All

The Muscular Dystrophy Association says comedian Jerry Lewis is no longer serving as the organization’s national chairman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/03/2011

Stand Up To Cancer

Stars To Shine In ‘Stand Up 2 Cancer’ Telethon

George Clooney, Will Smith and Gwyneth Paltrow will join an impressive list of stars taking part in Friday’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon airing on CBS, Showtime and other broadcast and cable networks.

CBS Los Angeles–09/09/2010

Jerry Lewis Telethon 2010

Jerry Lewis Telethon Nets $58.9M

Despite the struggling economy, officials with the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon say contributions and pledges from this year’s Labor Day event totaled $58.9 million.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2010