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.
Hollywood’s biggest stars walked the red carpet Friday for the third Stand Up to Cancer telethon.
More A-listers have signed on to support the third Stand Up to Cancer telethon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association says comedian Jerry Lewis is no longer serving as the organization’s national chairman.
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.
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.