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'One World: Together at Home' airing Saturday in support of fight against COVID-19

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Posted at 3:43 PM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-15 15:43:41-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — "One World: Together at Home," a one-night entertainment special to support the fight against COVID-19 is set to air on 7ABC Saturday April 18 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The special will celebrate the efforts of community health care workers and support the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO, powered by the UN Foundation, efforts aiming to end COVID-19.

It will air on ABC, NBC, CBS as well as streaming online on multiple global platforms, including Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Hulu, Instagram, LiveXLive, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo and YouTube.

The two-hour program will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert and will include several performances from the world's biggest artists with multimillion-dollar pledges to the WHO's Solidarity Response Fund. It will also include real experiences from doctors, nurses and families around the world.

Curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga, the show will feature appearances by the following:

Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan, Stevie Wonder and Friends of Sesame Street.

The special is meant lift viewers' spirits while educating and informing on COVID-19 prevention and response.

If you would like to support families affected by the financial upheaval surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic on the local level, you can help FeedMore WNY by giving money, time or purchasing a Buffalo Strong t-shirt.