NEW YORK (NBC) - Jim Carrey, Julia Roberts and Tom Cruise
will appear on a telethon to raise money for those affected by the US attacks in a rare collaboration by all four major American TV networks.
ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox will screen America: A Tribute to Heroes on Friday night, and the show will also be offered to smaller networks and cable channels.
Other broadcast and cable outlets simulcasting the event include BET, Comedy Central, Court TV, Discovery, Fox Family, FX, HBO, Lifetime, MTV, PAX, PBS, Showtime, Sundance Channel, Telemundo, TLC, TNN, TNT, the WB, Univision, UPN and VH1.
Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder and Neil Young will perform for the event, while Frasier star Kelsey Grammer will also appear after Frasier's creator died in one of the hijacked planes.
Viewers will be encouraged to donate money to charities helping survivors and victims' families during the show.
Line-up for America: A Tribute to Heroes:
Robert De Niro
ON THE AIR
|'America: A Tribute to Heroes,' Friday, September 21, 9-11 p.m. EDT/PDT, 8-10 p.m. CDT/MDT |